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    I recently had jaw surgery so I will not be able to communicate properly over the phone when talking to uni's about getting a clearing place. Is it a bad idea to have someone call for me or will I have to stick too email?

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    I recently had jaw surgery so I will not be able to communicate properly over the phone when talking to uni's about getting a clearing place. Is it a bad idea to have someone call for me or will I have to stick too email?

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    I don't know if emails are monitored as closely as phones during the clearing period. Honestly, I would get an adult to phone and explain the issue to the unis.

    Good luck!
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    I recently had jaw surgery so I will not be able to communicate properly over the phone when talking to uni's about getting a clearing place. Is it a bad idea to have someone call for me or will I have to stick too email?

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    PurplePixie is quite right - you should ask someone to phone for you and explain the situation. If you rely on emails you will not get the outcome you hope for because the chances are they'll just get buried in 1000s of others. Once you've made direct contact with an admissions tutor you may be able to negotiate that you will communicate by email, which will be fine then because the people at the other end will be looking out for your messages.
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    Get someone else to talk. If you tell then you had surgery, honestl they'll think youre lying and are too scared to talk. Get another person to talk and just tell them what to say.
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    If you don't have anyone available to relay your conversation then you can use a relay service like http://ngts.org.uk/?focus=32&bookmark=works

    It's chargeable but if you explain as soon as the person answers that you aren't able to speak and are using a texttalk service then hopefully some of their disability training will kick in and they'll be helpful
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    (Original post by jletheren12)
    I recently had jaw surgery so I will not be able to communicate properly over the phone when talking to uni's about getting a clearing place. Is it a bad idea to have someone call for me or will I have to stick too email?

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    As they all said get a proxy, just a reasonably competent adult.

    If would be better if they are level headed can listen and ok on the phone.

    If you know you are going into clearing, then you cna save time now by working out what you want and exoplaining to the other person what you want them to do.

    Just have a pen and notepad then you can write your instrcutions to them.
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    I recently had jaw surgery so I will not be able to communicate properly over the phone when talking to uni's about getting a clearing place. Is it a bad idea to have someone call for me or will I have to stick too email?

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    Some Universities may be able to process clearing applications through their social media, or through live chat functionality on their websites.

    If you added a "Nominated Person" to UCAS, this person should be able to communicate on your behalf.
 
 
 
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