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10 Things You Will NEVER Hear During Deadline Season


It's that all-stressy time of piles of work and deadlines a plenty. How are you coping!? Anna Pitts investigates in our new statement report...

1. Deadlines aren't nearly as stressful as I thought they'd be.


2. I'm so focused all the time - my concentration never falters, I never procrastinate and my train of thought is always productive - go me

3. I might hand my dissertation in early.


4. I'm so on top of everything - I so need to slow down!

5. I've never actually been in the library - is it fun?

6. I wish our tutors would give us some more work- I have so much free time at the moment.

7. I'm so well rested because I've been getting such good night's sleeps recently.


8. Everything is just going to plan - this degree is a breeze!

9. So nice of the uni to space out our deadlines - imagine having more than one on the same day - ew!


10. I totally know what I'm doing.

anna pitts grb author

Anna Pitts studied English Language at the University of Sussex and was a marketing assistant and online researcher at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau. She now works in Marketing and Advertising for Hearst Magazines UK.

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