Paid PostPosted on May 16, 201618 Things Only People Applying For Uni Will UnderstandCasually drowning in prospectuses.by University of Central LancashireBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Falling in love with every uni once you've read their prospectus: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @timmydidge Especially the ones that look like Hogwarts. 2. And realising there are way more courses out there than the ones your teachers told you about: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @buffy_the_chosen_one_ "Yacht Operations" sounds pretty sweet tbh. 3. Genuinely worrying that you won't be able to narrow down your selection to just five universities: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via hercampus.com Twenty seems like a way more reasonable selection, idk. 4. You start writing your personal statement and realise you have no idea how to begin: View this post on Brb, just drowning in "how to write a personal statement" articles. 5. And realise it's super hard to talk about your achievements without sounding arrogant: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF DreamWorks Pictures / Via aboutaseven.tumblr.com *adds humility to list of achievements* 6. Getting desperate and putting grade one piano on your personal statement: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via yahoo.com And genuinely wondering if Brownies/Scouts is worth a mention, too. 7. And dying a little inside when you're told to cut down your paragraph on DofE to a sentence: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Violet / Via youtu.be You're pretty damn sure every uni will accept you once they hear you set up the trangia all by yourself. 8. When you try to figure out your UCAS points total: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures / Via meltycampus.fr And being devastated when that grade-one piano qualification doesn't actually give you any points. 9. And can't remember which GCSEs you took, even though that was only a year ago: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed And you have to remember the grades because they don't want to make this process easy for you. 10. When you're already getting excited about the places you could study abroad: Monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images Finally, your chance to live somewhere with actual sunshine. 11. When it feels like everyone else has got it together way more than you have: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures / Via wifflegif.com You pretty much spend the entire process in a state of confusion. 12. And you want to give up trying to human: Common White Girl @CommonWhiteGirI Parents: Your room is a mess. Me: You should see my life. 08:09 PM - 14 Apr 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Sixteen ain't so sweet sometimes. 13. But luckily, your friends are there to help you get your grades: View this post on Free periods become your saving grace. 14. Trying to balance uni applications with coursework, homework, and revision: Thinkstock / BuzzFeed And a social life because you're still human. 15. And constantly daydreaming about uni to keep you motivated: shannon lloyd @shannonphoebe I'm dead excited to go to uni because my uni looks like hogwarts 12:35 PM - 08 Sep 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite You're totally going to become the star of an a capella group at uni, à la Pitch Perfect. Totally. 16. When you send off your UCAS application and can hardly stand to say goodbye: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC / Via imgur.com Mostly because you want to proofread it another 10 times, just to make extra sure. 17. And you start frantically checking UCAS every waking minute: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Video / Via youtu.be UCAS suddenly becomes that crush who takes ages to text back. 18. But hey, at least you have the finer things in life there to distract you: View this post on It's great practice for uni. Applying for uni is a pretty weird and crazy time. Beat your uni application indecisiveness with a visit to a UCLan open day, and make (one) part of the process just that little bit easier.