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    Hello,

    My exams are next week, beginning monday.

    I have asked multiple times, as well as being in contact with A.L.S (additional learner support) with help in setting up these arrangements. they were set up no problems last year and I was given plenty of notice for each one.

    This year however, there has been no contact at all, emails have been ignored, even from the woman at als who is trying to help me sort these issues out.

    It has gotten to the weekend before the exams and there is just no word at all!

    I will be complaining once this week is over, but is there any advice anyone can offer?

    I had an argument with the course head before we broke up for xmas holidays, where she said "the college cant provide for your needs"

    Based on the fact that they did last year, and the fact that the college was happy to take my money whilst knowing I was a disabled student, theyve just left me to just sit in an exam with other people. Which I have doctors and counsellors advice that this does absolutely destroy my ability to think at all.

    Im worried the college will just mark my exam as a U if I refuse to go into the exam room.

    HELP!!!
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    It is a bit late to be thinking about this now and stressing about it will probably not help your situation. Do you know what the process is for applying for extenuating circumstances? I'd also make exam staff aware of the situation so that they know what's going on and it's on record. Go to the office asap and see what you can sort out. It's very easy to ignore emails but calls or a person are much more difficult to avoid.
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    It is a bit late to be thinking about this now and stressing about it will probably not help your situation. Do you know what the process is for applying for extenuating circumstances? I'd also make exam staff aware of the situation so that they know what's going on and it's on record. Go to the office asap and see what you can sort out. It's very easy to ignore emails but calls or a person are much more difficult to avoid.
    The college has known for a long time, these emails (and meetings in person) have been ignored over a long period of time. In fact, I had a meeting with the A.L.S (additional learner support) who had sent the course head an email about the meeting, the email of which the course head simply did not answer and she didnt attend.

    sent her an email earlier, and ill be calling them now. I believe I'll be able to speak to exams about the extenuating circumstances, thanks for your help, just panicked that each time I emailed or tried to find them at the college, there was just no definitive answers.
 
 
 
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