By Joe, a University of Exeter graduate (2022), Penryn campus
I was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 10 and through most of my school years it was ignored, which in turn made it much harder to achieve the grades that my peers were getting. Due to my dyslexia, it took me much longer to read and absorb important scholarly materials, and I wasn’t getting extra time in exams, which further limited my chances of getting higher grades throughout my GCSEs in particular when I had multiple subjects and coursework to complete.
However, since leaving the independent school system and joining Exeter University, my dyslexia has been taken much more seriously. (more…)
Author December 6th, 2022 Exams and Assessment, Health and wellbeing, Studying Learning support; dyslexia; university