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    I got 3 A's at As level and BBD at A2 as I was waiting on an operation and wanted to at least try to take the A2 exams, my teachers know about it as I took a LOT of time off last year (around 8-10% off school!).

    I had the operation a couple of weeks after exams and now I have nearly fully recovered and can't believe how i functioned before having it! I really want to retake the exams and get at least 3 A's and apply to good universities.

    How will the universities know about my circumstances and complications last year? Do i have to write it in the personal statement or contact them directly?
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