Ferry across the Mersey
17th August 2012
If you didn’t get a chance to see the blog entry I wrote yesterday morning (in a flurry of excitement), I have got my place at Liverpool John Moores University and as of September I will be studying Geography BSc.
At 7.30am yesterday I logged on to my university application tracker and I found out that I had a place at the university. I was so happy that I screamed. I rang my mum and my dad, who were both at work, and I text Tyrone. I refreshed the screen a few times to make sure it wasn’t a mistake. Nope, I’d got into university.
Becky picked me up just before 9am and we went to college to pick our results up. I was feeling pretty relaxed knowing that my place was secure and what ever grades I had achieved didn’t really matter. I wouldn’t have to panic trying to convert my grades in to UCAS points.
In the end I got a B in ICT, a C in Geography and a D in Biology, which I am happy with. It’s a miracle I even passed biology as I failed the last exam. Fortunately my coursework must have been amazing because I got a B for it. I hated that coursework and it drove me insane. We had to plan an biological investigation and carry it out. I kept it simple but my write up was incredibly detailed and well researched.
After getting our results, Becky and I went out for breakfast to celebrate. When I got home I found a welcome back from the university with a starter guide and a map of the city in it. My mum came home from work with a bottle of sparkling Rosé wine for me, as I’m not a big fan of champagne. Later on in the evening, my mum said that we should go out for a celebration meal, so we met up with Becky’s family and enjoyed a nice meal together. I got a bit tipsy but it’s not everyday you find out you’ve got in to university.
So yes, I’m moving out of Shropshire and to the big city. I’m going to be living in the home of The Beatles! It’s going to be a very scary experience for me but I plan on blogging all of the way through. Now I’ve just got to go shopping and buy some essentials.
This all feels so weird!