“It’s where I’m meant to be”: How I got over being rejected by Cambridge

24 Aug 2021
By Gioia D M., Student at University of Glasgow

The summer leading up to results day can be exhausting at the best of times, let alone in the middle of a global pandemic.

Rather than the stress-free weeks of lounging you’ve been promised, there’s always a voice at the back of your head reminding you that you don’t know where you’ll go once September comes around (unless you have an unconditional offer, of course). It’s excruciating.

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Currently studying English Literature and Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow! A little Italian making her way through the world, lover of all food and dead scared of pigeons! I lived in England for the past five years, but I’m also a massive fan of Scotland - and a little obsessed with Mary Queen of Scots…