I’m sitting here writing this in the ringing aftermath of an exam – which hopefully explains why I haven’t written in yonks! The last three weeks have been an incessant and fast-flowing torrent of information. I’ve know for a long time that moving into third year would be a significant step up in the workload, but to actually be on its receiving end is like fighting a riptide.
First year was tough in so many different ways, and while second year was easier, easy is a very relative term on this kind of degree. But at least for the past few years, I’ve ticked over week on week at just a fast enough pace that I can keep on top of the workload. And then when an exam was approaching, I could select a higher gear and work flat out until the exam date had passed.
But now I’m in third year, I find myself working day on day in top gear. Continue reading!