While most of us are enjoying our summer jetting off on holiday or having a relaxing break somewhere. I know that there are plenty of sixth form students who will be beginning to get anxious about their impending A Level results.
It seems like a life time ago (even though it was only three years ago!) that I was having endless nights lying awake worrying about whether I had done enough to achieve the grades that I needed to get into University. After the tiring UCAS forms, nail-biting interviews, sleepless nights of revising, soul destroying exams and becoming a complete recluse during exam season it’s unbelievable that the next three years of your life will be determined by the grades written on a single sheet of A4. Taken out of context I find it humorous that I was so terrified a mere piece paper.
I remember so many family members and friends telling me not to worry. It becomes infuriating because they don’t know what it’s like! They are fine, they have a job, got into university or have their life sorted. They don’t realise your whole future depends on this. But the truth is that it is probably best to take their ... read more