As I write this, I don’t know if I will be jumping for joy today. I’m still writing these posts in advance so the first thing I do when I get back from Ecuador isn’t blogging – I’m giving myself a few days to acclimatise and get used to the UK and home again.
So a month in advance, I have no idea whether I’ll be going to uni or not. I made a video about results day around this time last year and it’s quite popular and everything I said still stands today.
But I’m still nervous.
I don’t know if it’s the pressure of getting into uni or the fear of getting bad grades again or the thought of resitting the year again to get better grades or what – but my stomach turns just a little bit thinking about it.
I can go online before I go to get my results to find out if I’ve got into uni or not – they’ll say whether your offer has changed or whether it’s been accepted and then I’ll have to go into school to collect my actual grades and find out what grades I got in each exam and the thought of failing is just so terrifying, even though I’ve (almost) already accepted that none of my grades are going to be amazing.
It’s tricky because with my GCSEs I didn’t have to work all that hard and none of my grades were lower than a B but if I get Bs in my A Level I’ll think I’ll cry tears of pure joy. I feel like there’ll be a lot of tears on results day.
I decided when I wrote this post that I wasn’t going to disclose my actual grades because I don’t want anyone to think I’m boasting or asking for pity or anything, but I’ll tell you whether I got into uni or not.
Here’s the opportunity for future Sophie to tell you something that past Sophie is very nervous about. Take it away future/present Sophie.
AAAAAAAH FUCK DID I REMEMBER TO EDIT THE POST? I did remember but it’s 19 minutes part 8 so this has already gone live but my all-caps note-to-self worked. I am very, very happy with my results – I’ve got into university, I’m moving to Southampton in September to study Multimedia Journalism at Southampton Solent University. Yay, back to past Sophie.
And there’s that.
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