I could list many benefits of going to university. But one thing is for sure - it doesn't prepare you for real life!
I'm so tired! Optometry wasn't the least timetable intensive degree by any means (*cough* history *cough*) - I probably did 20-30 hours per week. But compare that with the real world - a 40 hour working week, plus nearly two hours travelling per day, plus studying for exams in the evenings, plus doing things for church... university was a walk in the park!
Not that I'm complaining - I loved it! But I am tired now!
P.S. I do wonder if my spectacles are a little rose-tinted... but allow me to rant just this once!