The beginning of the end and new beginnings

Today has seen me attend my final tutorial for DD307 and press the “submit” button on my SD226 EMA. It really is the beginning of the end now, with just the DD307 exam to go in less than three weeks.

I’m sure that at some point in the future I’ll be able to reflect properly on my Open University journey over the last five years. It’s been a lot of fun and I feel that it’s helped me to improve at work too. When I write sales proposals now I think that they make a lot more sense than they used to, because if nothing else, writing so many essays and assignments makes you think about the way you express yourself on paper!

But the focus for the next three weeks is the exam, so I may not be blogging too much between now and then. I still don’t feel my revision has kicked in properly yet, though I was pleasantly surprised by how much did seem familiar at my tutorial this morning. I’ve decided to take a few days off work to help with my revision efforts, so I hope that should increase my chances.

Tomorrow though, I’ll be spending the day driving to Camarthen and back to see my youngest daughter off onto her university adventure. I’ve all of the audio I recorded at the Warwick revision weekend to keep me company in the eight hours or so I’ll be spending by myself in the car.

I’m not sure that I properly appreciated the chances that university gave me when I was 18. I was the first in my family to go, so I really had no idea what to expect. But, judging by the way her sister has approached university, I’m sure she’s far better prepared than I ever was. Here’s to new beginnings.

Posts Tagged with…

Reader Comments

  1. Emma

    I am approaching the end too, strange feeling, I think I am going to miss all the TMAness more than I ever imagined. It has been great following your journey and reading back. Good luck with your revision and good luck to your daughter just starting out at uni too.

  2. Emma

    That’s a good start, how have you & Jane coped though?

    I forgot to say your notes look fabulous on goodreader on the ipad all shiny & colourful, thanks for those too!

  3. Clare

    oh wow…I’m jsut reading through some of your blogs (revision procrastination) and I see that you are at the end. Many congratulations. It feels like a forever process when you start…I’m 2/3rds through…not bad so far!

    best of luck for your final result!

Your thoughts?