Today was a very big day: I started my PhD! I decided to write a quick post about how my first day went to give other readers some idea of what to expect if they're due to embark a PhD; there's nothing worse than having that awful 'fear of the unknown' feeling.
I've been a useless and not posted for ages, and actually, I have a good excuse. Firstly, I was whisked away to Paris by my amazing partner, and secondly, I decided to take a punt and apply for a PhD on water pollution at the University of Exeter.
Tutoring is great! Not only do you gain useful experience, but you also make decent pocket money while making a difference to your students. I started tutoring just after University, and it is something I intend to continue for the foreseeable future. Here are a few reasons why I think more people should do it: