Would this count as extenuating circumstances?

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    Hi,

    I want to apply for graduate jobs but my grades are quite sub-par. My whole year failed their exams which is a total of 50 people and I got the "best grades" which in reality are very rubbish. I also never received my official certificate. Would this count as extenuating circumstances and how would I word this?
    There was also a bereavement during the year but I don't want to mention it.

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    why would you not want to mention bereavement as an extenuating circumstance?
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    (Original post by BerryLovx)
    Hi,

    I want to apply for graduate jobs but my grades are quite sub-par. My whole year failed their exams which is a total of 50 people and I got the "best grades" which in reality are very rubbish. I also never received my official certificate. Would this count as extenuating circumstances and how would I word this?
    There was also a bereavement during the year but I don't want to mention it.

    Thanks
    To be honest, you should also state bereavement as an extenuating circumstance.
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    (Original post by gr8wizard10)
    why would you not want to mention bereavement as an extenuating circumstance?
    It sounds like a "sob story" but I have no other reason as to why my grades suck
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    (Original post by BerryLovx)
    Hi,

    I want to apply for graduate jobs but my grades are quite sub-par. My whole year failed their exams which is a total of 50 people and I got the "best grades" which in reality are very rubbish. I also never received my official certificate. Would this count as extenuating circumstances and how would I word this?
    There was also a bereavement during the year but I don't want to mention it.

    Thanks
    Bereavement is a valid extenuating circumstance
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    Its balid, but it has more weight if it was immediate family such as sibling or parent.
    Extenuating circumstances are more the place to be pleaded before the exams.
 
 
 
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