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    Hello,

    One of my friends is affected by extenuating circumstances / disrupted studies (Personal / Other), and he's applied for medicine, so the grade requirements aren't exactly able to be lowered drastically, even though he has the predicted grades needed for the course.

    He's not sure whether he should call up the universities and ask if there is a form he can fill in to notify the universities of this (such as Bristol's form), as it isn't written on UCAS.

    Would this disadvantage him or his application at all, he's worried he could get rejected because he has extenuating circumstances.

    Thanks, any response is appreciated
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    (Original post by Morganblue68)
    Hello,

    One of my friends is affected by extenuating circumstances / disrupted studies (Personal / Other), and he's applied for medicine, so the grade requirements aren't exactly able to be lowered drastically, even though he has the predicted grades needed for the course.

    He's not sure whether he should call up the universities and ask if there is a form he can fill in to notify the universities of this (such as Bristol's form), as it isn't written on UCAS.

    Would this disadvantage him or his application at all, he's worried he could get rejected because he has extenuating circumstances.

    Thanks, any response is appreciated
    Did he apply back in october? If so it could be too late to apply for extenuating circumstances.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Did he apply back in october? If so it could be too late to apply for extenuating circumstances.
    As far as I'm aware, yes he did. The extenuating circumstances would be as a reference to the GCSE results and potentially A level (even though he has met all of the academic requirements, just).
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    (Original post by Morganblue68)
    As far as I'm aware, yes he did. The extenuating circumstances would be as a reference to the GCSE results and potentially A level (even though he has met all of the academic requirements, just).
    I think extenuating circumstances are only considered for very sudden or severe situations, all he can do is contact the universities but at this point it could be too late.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    I think extenuating circumstances are only considered for very sudden or severe situations, all he can do is contact the universities but at this point it could be too late.
    Okay, thank you Do you think he'd be disadvantaged by doing so though?
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    Okay, thank you Do you think he'd be disadvantaged by doing so though?
    well it is possible they could wonder why he hadn't submitted them earlier but shouldnt be too much of a disadvantage.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    well it is possible they could wonder why he hadn't submitted them earlier but shouldnt be too much of a disadvantage.
    Thanks, I will let him know Thanks for the advice
 
 
 
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