Travelling can improve your grades. FACT.
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Planning a holiday whilst studying for your exams – procrastination or an investment? I am a medical student who has played guinea pig to this dangerous experiment, and won. Conclusion being: this form of procrastination can fuel studying far better than any Pro-Plus/coffee cocktail I know. WARNING – this is not for the faint hearted. REQUIREMENTS – guts, optimism and, ideally, a student loan HOW TO – keep reading. Call me crazy, but wanderlust is one of the symptoms to the infamous, infectious, chronic condition of the ‘Travel Bug’ - something that I suffer from in the most severe form following a volunteering expedition to Kenya in 2013. In 2014, my sister booked a four-month round the world trip with her childhood friend - I jumped at the opportunity to accompany them; unfortunately, in my second year of uni, I had exams separating me from the airport runway. Any normal person would accept this, move on and focus on their exams – not me. I knew I HAD to work out a way to get on that plane and pass my exams.
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