The Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting University

22 September 2021

Starting university can normally lead to one of three things: excitement; fear; or a bit of both. For me, it was definitely the third. I had no idea what to expect on this new journey, and it didn’t help that I wasn’t the most confident person. You almost want to watch a trailer of your university experience to see what you can expect, but as that’s not possible, I’m rounding up just a few of the things I wish I knew before starting university, based off of my own experience.

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Hi! My name's Monica and I'm a life and travel blogger from London. What you'll find in my space is really a mix of everything, but mainly lifestyle and travel content. My interests also range into things like sports and current topical issues, so you'll definitely find me writing about a whole range of things. I created my space to explore my love of writing further, but also with the hopes that everyone who reads my posts leave feeling inspired, entertained, and maybe even educated. If you think of my blog as a go-to for inspiration whenever you need it, I've achieved my goal!


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EllieMaySibley · 02 October 2021

Love this!!! Definitely taking some of these words with me on my year abroad, Ive grown a lot in my first two years of uni, but still need to try and put myself out there a bit more!!!

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OriginalTeenMuslimah · 28 September 2021

Wow, this was really insightful. Im supposed to go to Uni next year, and this was really interesting to read. Ive definitely found this useful.

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workingmywayaroundtheworld · 28 September 2021

I think a lot of us would uni another crack if we could, Id definitely attempt to be more social and get out of my comfort zone more!

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Angel · 22 September 2021

Amazing post! Definitely agree with your point on the more you put in, the more you get out. Definitely keeping this in mind when I head back for final year👩🏽‍🎓

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