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    my dad has a brain tumour which we recently found out about, and i was wondering whether having councilling and this going on my application will effect which unis offer me a place??
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    (Original post by kickboxer 98)
    my dad has a brain tumour which we recently found out about, and i was wondering whether having councilling and this going on my application will effect which unis offer me a place??
    Sorry about your dad,it won't effect your uni application don't worry about that.
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    Do you mean in terms of extenuating circumstances? If so, yes your referee can send a letter explaining your circumstances to the universities you apply to - them having a better idea of your personal situation can't do any harm, and they could (possibly) be more lenient.


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