The Honest Opinion of a Student During The Pandemic.

If you were to ask any student how they are finding online learning, the majority would probably answer with something like this: “I hate it.” 8o’clock until 4o’clock we sit in front our screens taking notes for exams that are unlikely to go ahead. The monotony is utterly draining. We are expected to fit inContinue reading “The Honest Opinion of a Student During The Pandemic.”

Oxbridge Applications this year

If you didn’t know, I applied to Oxford University for 2021 to read German and Linguistics, but unfortunately I did not get accepted. I was a little disappointed but I wasn’t massively upset by this news, because I know that I’ve done my best to get to the interview stage alone – anyway it’s anContinue reading “Oxbridge Applications this year”

Snow and Hope

I woke up this morning to heaps of fresh snow. Opening my eyes, out of the window, the trees were bare, sheathed with thick snow and the woods opposite my house offered excitement and a flickering feeling of hope. I made myself a coffee, lit a candle, and watched a feel-good film whilst looking outContinue reading “Snow and Hope”

What is happiness to you?

If I asked you the question ‘what makes you happy?’ a lot of the responses would involve materialistic things, such as ‘food’, ‘money’ or even ‘a glass or two of wine’. Those things make me happy too. However, don’t these things just offer momentary happiness? We get the item we so desperately think we needContinue reading “What is happiness to you?”

Here we go again

Here we go again… England National Lockdown Round 3! Oh, the excitement. I’m sure all of you are feeling a whole mix of different emotions towards the announcement made last night at 8pm by our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson: outraged, annoyed, deflated, or truly just pissed off. Me too. But what can we do toContinue reading “Here we go again”

One last thing

I’m sure we can all agree that 2020 has not been the best and the ending to this year has not been welcoming either, with the new tiers in the UK and the realisation that all this won’t be going away when the clocks chime 00:00 tonight. Sorry for the downer. However, as I saidContinue reading “One last thing”

Looking back on 2020❤️

This year has been so different for us all, and we have all found ways of coping with the new adaptations we’ve had to make to our lives and lifestyles. Some of us have struggled more than others, but to some degree we have all found it hard. However, I want to take a momentContinue reading “Looking back on 2020❤️”

Christmas in Lockdown

Date: 16/12/2020 Christmas is all about spreading love and cheer ❤ xox As we are all well aware, this year Christmas is going to be very different. For those who also live in the UK, we have the privilege of being able to have Christmas with two other bubbles, meaning that Christmas can in factContinue reading “Christmas in Lockdown”

Oxford University Interview Experience!

The season of Oxbridge interviews has arrived! Having done both my interviews this week, I have decided to share my own experience and thoughts about the application process for Oxford University. Of course this year the whole process and experience is different: interviews are online. Whether that’s advantageous or not, it depends. First of all,Continue reading “Oxford University Interview Experience!”

Tips for Effective Studying

I’m sure quite a lot of people reading this despise studying and doing homework, especially when it comes to revising for a test or exam. A lot of people hate it because they don’t know where to start. So, I have laid out some crucial points when it comes to getting your revision done forContinue reading “Tips for Effective Studying”