Quick tips for finding essay materials

For me, one of the most stressful things as a Psych student is finding references papers for essays. At A-Level I could pretty much get away with typing a subject matter into google, and pull information from random pages without it needing to meet any specific criteria or needing to reference it. *Melodramatic sigh*… Those were … Continue reading Quick tips for finding essay materials

Survey Results: No Pre-Arrival Reading Received

Following on from the previous two posts relating to our pre-arrival reading research, our final post looks at the results of people who did not receive pre-arrival reading and how they went about preparing for starting university despite this.  Out of the 115 responses from the questionnaire, a staggering 63.5% did not receive a reading … Continue reading Survey Results: No Pre-Arrival Reading Received

Preparing for a mid-term assessment

I used various resources to prepare for the Environmental Risks and Hazards test (February 18th) which makes up 30% of the module grade. I began with looking at the test from last year which our lecturer posted on Study Direct. I found I could answer about half of it from my own knowledge but struggled with … Continue reading Preparing for a mid-term assessment

End of first term – reflections

Before arriving at Sussex, the image I had envisaged of the university student Eva three months down the line was me slaving away until the early hours of the morning, frantically scribbling out essays, stooped over my desk every night surrounded by piles of books wearing thick reading glasses I had never needed before and … Continue reading End of first term – reflections