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    Last saturday I was admitted to hospital and was an inpatient for 5 days whilst I was on a drip and IV medication, obviously it couldn't have come at a worse time and I had to sit my Latin A level exams in hospital as I wasn't well enough to be discharged, I actually nearly fell asleep at the end of one of the exams due to the effects of all the medication tut me!

    I have never know anyone who has had to sit exams in hospital, nor come across any stories. My school has taken all the necessary steps of informing the exam boards and the university (Durham) and I was wondering if anyone has ever come across a similar problem, or heard anything about what happens when this happens! I'm really worried that because I was in hospital for 5 days, and the medication I'm on at the moment I won't quite get the grades I need and the university then won't be lenient.
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    (Original post by lil-pink-stars)
    Last saturday I was admitted to hospital and was an inpatient for 5 days whilst I was on a drip and IV medication, obviously it couldn't have come at a worse time and I had to sit my Latin A level exams in hospital as I wasn't well enough to be discharged, I actually nearly fell asleep at the end of one of the exams due to the effects of all the medication tut me!

    I have never know anyone who has had to sit exams in hospital, nor come across any stories. My school has taken all the necessary steps of informing the exam boards and the university (Durham) and I was wondering if anyone has ever come across a similar problem, or heard anything about what happens when this happens! I'm really worried that because I was in hospital for 5 days, and the medication I'm on at the moment I won't quite get the grades I need and the university then won't be lenient.
    If the university dosn't take this into consideration then they are not worth spending three years at anyway. I missed my exams this year as I was having an operation in the middle of them. I just have to resit mine in the summer or witha bit of luck they may let me off.

    Hopefully Durham should let you in with less grades than required but I don't know to be honest.
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    yeah, i had the same problem... missed all my a-levels being in hospital. if you have managed to get to some exams then the exam board can take the situation into account... and the school really should have arranged for you to have masses of extra time and breaks. my medication made me way drowsy too. provided you get VERY detailed doctors notes and letters to the exam board within a week of your last exam they should mark you more favorably. and any uni you are applying to should take circumstances into consideration - provided your subject teachers give you good predicted grades and you at least passed an exam or two. they wouldnt let me into university, despite a perfect past record of A*s and a good reference... but thats cos i literally had no a2s, they said i would have to retake.
 
 
 
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