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Skip to 0 minutes and 6 seconds So that’s about it from me what about you? I’m Gina. I’m sort of normal really I live at home with my mom and my younger brother and we have a dog and stuff. God I literally have no idea why I want to go to uni or what I want to do at uni, all my A-levels are so different to each other and everyone else has started to write their personal statements and I’m so indecisive so I guess you could say that I’m feeling a bit stressed out at the moment. I think history, psychology and chemistry, so yeah they’re all a little different.

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 seconds I guess, I mean, I think I like psychology best but I don’t know because I do like the others too. I mean I could probably say that history would be my best because you know I get better marks and stuff but I don’t know. I don’t know if that’s what I want to study I just don’t like writing long essays. I don’t think that you know they’re quite hard to write so I don’t think that I could spend all my time writing them.

Skip to 1 minute and 13 seconds The only really interesting thing about history anyway is that you get to study people and what they do, which is, you know, I guess why I like psychology too maybe, but you know I would say that I’m not too bad at chemistry either, I sort of just get it. I had a whole day of lectures with the Chemistry Society and it was so interesting but yeah I don’t know. I did a lifeguarding course last summer, mum thought he was a good way to make money in the summer holidays and I’ve been to Spain and Greece the last two summers with my family.

Skip to 1 minute and 52 seconds Oh god I love travelling, I just I love to see the world I think I’m gonna travel more, I just think it’s so cool to you know, see different people and how they go about their day-to-day lives and how it shapes them as a person. I don’t really know about a gap year though, all my teachers tell me something different and I don’t know how the uni’s feel about it. In my spare time I love to read but mostly fiction because I think it’s just so boring to, you know, read a worky book, after having already writing essays for the whole day, just to come home and read a worky book like.

Skip to 2 minutes and 34 seconds I think I’m a pretty decent trumpet player too, I love playing with the school jazz group they’re just so friendly and I love team stuff, so I guess that’s why I like to play football like I do on Sundays. I don’t think I could go to university where I can’t do that and I hope that the uni has a good gym too. I don’t really have a job job, I mean I babysit for my mum’s friend and you know I take care of her two kids and go over to her house about once a month, yeah.

Skip to 3 minutes and 7 seconds I’m working on my extended projects right now and I think I want it to be more history focused, specifically like the history of science because doing the history of medicine at GCSE it was just so interesting so yeah I think I’d like to focus on that a little bit more. I mean I also read Oliver Sykes the man who mistook his wife for a hat, so I think I like to do that as well but my teacher said that history was probably easier. Oh well that sounds all right to me

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