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Wed, 08/04/2009 - 22:00
Body: Date: 06/10/2003 - 07/10/2003 After two days of lectures I had a better idea of what each course was like. After a couple of days of lectures I had been to at least one lecture...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:58
Body: Date: 01/10/2003 Down to the local Tesco's to get the essentials Now I had got settled in at Essex the first thing to do was go shopping. I had already been persuade to get some basic stuff by my...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:57
Body: A day full of maths and economics based events Today I had to go to lots of events laid on by the separate departments I was studying in. The economics department and the maths department. The first...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:55
Body: Date: 02/01/2003 - 03/10/2003 I was able to log on to the intranet before registration (link), using a fresher account, but this only gave me access to the internet, and not email or anything else....
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:54
Body: Date: 04/10/2003 The freshers fair was around 30 or so different stalls run by the societies and clubs at Essex. This included sports societies like hockey and American football, academic societies...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:53
Body: Date: 06/10/2003 My first taste of what university life was like Today I had my first lecture, it was a maths lecture (calculus), and was at noon on today. I spent most of the...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:51
Body: Date: 08/01/2004 The reason I had to come back early Today was the first real exam I had at Essex. I had has a couple of maths tests previously which were conducted in similar conditions, but the...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:51
Body: Date: 14/10/2003 Time to see how well I did in the problem sheets Classes started in my third week at Essex (with freshers week being week 1). This was because classes were used for going over...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:48
Body: Date: 12/12/2003 My last day at Essex this year Now that the tests were over there were no lectures or classes on the Friday for me or most of my friends. This meant most people had already gone...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:47
Body: Date: 14/10/2003 Laundry was pretty simple - but cost a lot of 20p's I had been letting all my dirty washing build up in my room for quite some time now, but I was down to my last pair of socks, so...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:45
Body: Date: around 10/10/2003 The first time I had to actually do some work During my fist week of lectures I was given a problem sheet for each subject I was taking. These sheets contained questions...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:44
Body: Date: 02/10/2003 My first trip into the local town   I had a pretty free day today because there were no fresher events and registration wasn't until tomorrow, so I decided to go and check...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:42
Body: Date: 12/01/2004 Timetables problems at 8AM - Lucky I didn't have a lie in It was 8AM Monday morning, and I still hadn't sorted out my timetable for the upcoming week. The earlier a lecture could...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:40
Body: Date: 07/01/2004 The first day back of the new year is surprisingly similar to the last Am now back at Essex even though term doesn't officially start until next Monday. The reason I came back so...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:39
Body: Date: 30/09/2003 New city, new room, new friends - new everything really Today was my first day at Essex. I spent the morning doing some last minute packing, and set off with my mum around...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:38
Body: Now that I have completed the application process, and finished my application diary, I have decided to start a new one. My Essex diary will record my progress through university, and should...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:17
Body: Date: around ?/09/2002 Probably the hardest part of my application- but I think I got it in the end Now I had pretty much chosen my course, I could start thinking about the...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:14
Body: Date: around 18/09/2002 I started with the subject I am already taking and went from there One of the main problems for me was I enjoy all the subject I am taking for a-level...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:12
Body: Date: around 15/09/2002 Even before I started thinking seriously I already had some idea about university Before I had really thought too much about going to university I had...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 21:10
Body: Date received: 18/11/2002 My first contact from a university - and it's for an interview It had been a long time since I had had my UCAS acknowledgement letter and still hadn't...

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