The no new clothes haul: starting university*

I need to buy new clothes for university. I need to make a good first impression. I need a new outfit for clubbing and freshers and going to a festival the weekend freshers starts. I need NEW. Or maybe not. Because that is an unhealthy mindset and one that is not only bad for my bank balance but the planet and is ultimately unnecessary consumerism….

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#anewageinspiration Tolly Dolly Posh

It has been a long time since my last #anewageinspiration interview, almost a year in fact. In order to reinstate the interview series back on my blog as a somewhat regular feature, I thought it would be fitting to interview my friend and definite new age inspiration Tolly, of the blog Tolly Dolly Posh. Starting her blog at 11, Tolly is now 19 and her…

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personal statement advice + tips

The euphoria of results day has yet to subside given that every conversation I’ve had in the past week has centred around ‘next steps’ and ‘so where/what are you studying?’ The countdown is on and the ensuing excitement about the new chapter in life was compounded yesterday when I met my sixth-form English teacher in Sainsbury’s car park… get me back to academia! With that…

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my UCAS journey

It’s Thursday 27th September and I’ve delayed starting to write this post. After a double English lesson that was cancelled I’m currently sat in silent study writing it, not entirely sure how it is going to turn out nor when I’m going to upload it. So where to begin? Last Monday (17th September), I submitted my UCAS form. I’m applying for a joint honours of…

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