My first week at University (and many, many weeks after that) was nightmarish. I lost my father the day before I was due to arrive, so I arrived half a week later confused and full of grief. I still have difficulty articulating the words to express the disparity between the reality I had to face then, and the seemingly normal world around me. I was acutely aware how tough things were going to be, beginning my first year at a big University, far away from home, and having lost someone incredibly...

  • Zainab Ahmed

    Member since June 16, 2017

    Age 21 • 1 Post