My final year at Oxford, when I felt punished for having ME

My final year at Oxford, when I felt punished for having ME
 

I had made it to the final year of my English degree at Oxford University, but I almost didn’t make it any further. I’d applied knowing the workload would be heavy but was still unprepared for the intensity of the course, which would often require two essays a week. For a single essay, we could be expected to read three novels as well as vast amounts of other reading. My peers and I would think nothing of doing a couple of all-nighters a week to stay on top of it. The next morning at breakfast, we would exchange tales of our martyrdom – someone had stayed up for three days straight reading... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Health, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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