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    Hey, ive recently been diagnosed with Depression and General anxiety disorder and on some medication, this obviously effected me heavily over the last year and i have just finished my A2 level exams of A levels so is it worth telling my school in-case exam boards take it into account or should i contact the uni hope to go to? Just looking for a little advice please
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    (Original post by mrliamf)
    Hey, ive recently been diagnosed with Depression and General anxiety disorder and on some medication, this obviously effected me heavily over the last year and i have just finished my A2 level exams of A levels so is it worth telling my school in-case exam boards take it into account or should i contact the uni hope to go to? Just looking for a little advice please
    For my school we were told that it only counts if it's a very recent issue, long term doesn't count. Which is why a lot of the people I know who have depression/anxiety and getting help for it don't get any allowances, has to be within the last 6 months. Personally though, I'd say that if you felt it had affected your performance then mention it.
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    My sixth form know as I've had to have absences due to it so I just thought it better them know
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    it's best to let your school know (unless it makes you feel super uncomfortable) because they are responsible for noting any extenuating circumstances on your exam records - basically, if you don't make the grades you expected and your school have put in some sort of recognition that your disorders may have caused this, it's more likely that your grades will be edited or a university will consider accepting you on lower grades.
 
 
 
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