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25 Things Everyone Who Studied a Bachelor of Arts Degree Will Understand

You learn a lot on the road to completing your Humanities degree. Not all of it is welcome…

1. People automatically assumed you wanted to be a teacher.

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2. You have experienced true pain in the form of your book being recalled.

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3. Science students will say, “I wish all my work was subjective” as if that’s a good thing.

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4. Which it isn’t. Especially when 100% of a module hangs on a single essay. 

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5. Lit reviews were the actual bane of your life.

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6. And Harvard Referencing never got any easier.

Luckily there was Neil’s Toolbox.

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7. People assumed fewer contact hours meant an easier degree. It didn’t.

Independent study is a lot easier said than done.

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8. You grew tired of people joking that you’d just end up doing a Master’s.

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9. But then you genuinely considered doing one.

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10. Not knowing exactly what you wanted to do after university was a genuine fear. 

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11. After telling people what you studied you almost always had to follow it up with a detailed explanation of what it actually entailed.

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12.You spent the first two years blissfully ignoring the fact that you would one day have to write a dissertation.

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13. And when that time finally came you struggled to cope.

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14. People mistook you for a human spell-checker.

“You want me to proofread your entire dissertation?”

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15. You had a love-hate relationship with your degree.

One day you felt inspired, the next you were hating it wishing you studied something more practical.

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16. Your lecturers took far too much pleasure in confusing you.

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17. And nobody ever put their hands up because sometimes there was literally no correct answer.

Which seriously affected your ability to trust.

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18. Your library rage was real. Brought out by a number of things, including freshers.

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19. Not being able to find a seat.

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20. And loud eaters.

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21. You were often the one convincing people to go out as you had fewer commitments during the week.

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22. You treated your personal tutor like your bank account.

Ignore for months and then reluctantly reconnect.

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23. Google Books has saved your life a number of times.

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24. But the Turnitin plagiarism detector had you in a nervous sweat every time.

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25. And nothing turned you off someone more than them disagreeing with you in a seminar.

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