"I found the idea of "taking charge" of my learning a bit strange and overwhelming to start with..but then I thought this is what is going to be expected from now on so I might as well do it."
"This was a good chance to see how ready I was for uni study. I didn't realise I had as many strengths as I found. I found a few areas to work on as well."
"The time and effort it takes to assess yourself can seem a real pain. I probably wouldn't have done it unless my lecturer asked us as a class to do it, but I got something out of it."
"It really helped me focus on the things I am going to have to start working on if I am going to get where I want. So it got me moving."
"Probably the most useful thing for me was sorting out what help I needed and showing me where to get it."
"I didn't discover anything new about myself but it did help me organise my thoughts."
"I liked the idea that we all need to develop ourselves. I was feeling like I was the only one who was feeling unsure when they came to university. "