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    Hi,
    The deadline for my written work application is today. On Monday I attempted to send it off via email, but received an email saying "Your message couldn't be delivered. When Office 365 tried to send the message, the external email server returned the error below. This is probably due to a problem or policy setting on the recipient's email system."
    I resent it yesterday and it seemed to have sent, however I haven't received any confirmation. I've called admissions, sent emails, etc, and am now incredibly stressed as today is the deadline. Does anyone know if there is any way to find out if they have received it, or if they will still accept it late if they are made aware of the issue?
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    (Original post by Mo_Barker)
    Hi,
    The deadline for my written work application is today. On Monday I attempted to send it off via email, but received an email saying "Your message couldn't be delivered. When Office 365 tried to send the message, the external email server returned the error below. This is probably due to a problem or policy setting on the recipient's email system."
    I resent it yesterday and it seemed to have sent, however I haven't received any confirmation. I've called admissions, sent emails, etc, and am now incredibly stressed as today is the deadline. Does anyone know if there is any way to find out if they have received it, or if they will still accept it late if they are made aware of the issue?
    Try ringing them.
    When my daughter sent her written work a few years ago, by post, it was sent back by Royal Mail because they had some problem with their sorting machine and it damaged the envelop. It was a da before the deadline, so we called the admission secretary straight way to explain the situation. They were very understanding and assured us it wouldn’t be a problem as it’s beyond our control that happened.

    So stop worrying.
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Try ringing them.
    When my daughter sent her written work a few years ago, by post, it was sent back by Royal Mail because they had some problem with their sorting machine and it damaged the envelop. It was a da before the deadline, so we called the admission secretary straight way to explain the situation. They were very understanding and assured us it wouldn’t be a problem as it’s beyond our control that happened.

    So stop worrying.
    As I said: I've called Admissions. Twice. Both times greeted with "the office is closed". I've left a voicemail to no response too.
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    (Original post by Mo_Barker)
    Hi,
    The deadline for my written work application is today. On Monday I attempted to send it off via email, but received an email saying "Your message couldn't be delivered. When Office 365 tried to send the message, the external email server returned the error below. This is probably due to a problem or policy setting on the recipient's email system."
    I resent it yesterday and it seemed to have sent, however I haven't received any confirmation. I've called admissions, sent emails, etc, and am now incredibly stressed as today is the deadline. Does anyone know if there is any way to find out if they have received it, or if they will still accept it late if they are made aware of the issue?
    I am pretty sure if you have notified them of the issue and screenshotted/have proof that you tried/attempted to send it, it shouldn't be that big of an issue if they didn't receive it and you have to send it again.

    Doonesbury correct me if I am wrong or if you have anything to add?
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    (Original post by wolfmoon88)
    I am pretty sure if you have notified them of the issue and screenshotted/have proof that you tried/attempted to send it, it shouldn't be that big of an issue if they didn't receive it and you have to send it again.

    Doonesbury correct me if I am wrong or if you have anything to add?
    Sounds good to me.

    If the college still haven't received it they will chase it up.
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    (Original post by Mo_Barker)
    As I said: I've called Admissions. Twice. Both times greeted with "the office is closed". I've left a voicemail to no response too.
    They’re in the midst of the busiest time, sorting through all applications, quite possibly in a different, larger room. (As with most colleges, they only have just one secretary in charge of all admission administration)
    Ringing them twice is perhaps not enough to catch them when they’re happen to be in the office. If I were you, I’d ring them more if I really want to speak with them. It was a few years back, so I don’t remember how many times I called them. Can’t remember it was for this or other occasions I had to ring them but I remember I had to try several times until I finally got them.

    But If you’ve already left a message on answering machine and have also sent emails, I think you’ve done enough to show themyou did try.

    As I said, stop worrying. They’re usually very understanding.
 
 
 
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