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    In here in the hope of being anon :o:

    I have mitigating circumstances, abused when younger, it all went through court in year 12 and things. I have an anxiety disorder which makes it difficult to attend all my lessons, I have to get a lot of 1 to 1 help.

    My grandfather died three days before an exam which I totally mucked up, panicked and ran out

    Anyway, I'm going to end up resitting that and probably at least another one of the three exams I have remaining. I'm just really worried I can't get the grades in the exams in summer times as I will have so many.

    I don't suppose universities really care, either, do they..?

    I just feel like because this January session has gone so badly, I've wrecked my chances of uni

    I am wary of emailing them in case they keep it on file and for some reason hold it against me
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    ETA: I think I can cope with uni and the work, I just feel due to the Jan session being so bad I've mucked up my chances, I'm not sure I can pull it all back for the summer exams.
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    You should tell them and they will probably understand. They're people too and they know how these factors can have an effect on exams and your work.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    In here in the hope of being anon :o:

    I have mitigating circumstances, abused when younger, it all went through court in year 12 and things. I have an anxiety disorder which makes it difficult to attend all my lessons, I have to get a lot of 1 to 1 help.

    My grandfather died three days before an exam which I totally mucked up, panicked and ran out

    Anyway, I'm going to end up resitting that and probably at least another one of the three exams I have remaining. I'm just really worried I can't get the grades in the exams in summer times as I will have so many.

    I don't suppose universities really care, either, do they..?

    I just feel like because this January session has gone so badly, I've wrecked my chances of uni

    I am wary of emailing them in case they keep it on file and for some reason hold it against me

    Manchester uni states that if you have a long term disorder, you wont be allowed special treatment regarding the anxiety. It might be different for other universitys thought.

    But they should be able to help with your granddad, fill in the form as soon as possilble as there is usually a time limit.

    I'm sorry you're having such a **** time
 
 
 
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