ugh, i haven't watched tv for 2 months, only sat in the library, STILL got to finish off my short paper that i was supposed to finish a week ago, got a final written exam next week (24th july) which i HAVE NOT done anything for yet - just been looking for literature for it and copying it. my parents are here, so i can't stay in the office till dawn. only found out last week that i can't have this written exam in august cause everyone's on holiday (except me), so have to do it quickly now and hope i get the needed grade.
i'm going home to my parents' place tomorrow in germany (they practically live next to my home uni) and going to live in the library till next thursday - GAAAAH!
am worried that my prof won't be available to read my MA thesis in september and be quick about it and that i won't be able to finish my degree before 22nd september and then i won't get into UCL!!!
haven't slept for 3 days cause my brain's in overdrive, fell asleep in the office today. have to go home now and cook for my poor parents, they haven't seen much of me
Chill...I identify with you, I'm going through the same thing (although I cope with it better but everyone's different).
There's loads of TV online, check out the sites of different channels, youtube, surf the channel, tudou and youku.
I don't have the problem of being on my own during summer because all my flatmates are postgrads. We're not close but it's nice to chat to them when I see them in the kitchen. What has kept me going was remembering how much money I invested (and will have to pay back) and that doing well will improve my future prospects. I always reminded myself: short term pain for long term gain. Just one year of hell for a more blissful life (hopefully).
i mean everyone who works at my uni is on holiday in the summer - i'm not alone in my flat... although i wouldn't mind. am staying with my parents right now until the exam next week (they live in the same city my uni is located in - i don't normally). have been reading 8 hours/day (not counting breaks) in the library and my bum hurts cos the chairs are wooden *grrrrrrrr* took a pillow with me today, that helped. but a lot less distractions than when i'm home. i don't have internet access at uni, i just come out of the library to drink coffee or eat something and then go back in again. boring, but at least i feel i'm getting somewhere with the topic now!
i am worried i won't make my conditional offer (ridiculously high) - or maybe i won't get my degree here wrapped up in time for september - eeeeek!
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