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    Not sure if this is the right place for this but here goes
    My undergrad dissertation is due 12th April 2018 I have been dealing with depression, anxiety and insomnia for the majority of this academic year so I registered with the disability service and was able to get a 7-day extension on my dissertation (from 5th April) I'm receiving treatment, and have managed about 3500 words so far, but I seem to be getting worse again and the physical symptoms are pretty bad right now, so I feel unwell most of the time I have a doctors appointment on Friday to see if there's anything else wrong with me/anything can help me, but would it be unreasonable to ask for a note and contact uni to see if I could get a further extension.
    Also, the regular deadline has just been extended to 10th April because of the bad weather and strikes, if that matters Should I ask for an extension or just load up on painkillers and caffeine and attempt to power through?
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    I'd ask again for an extension. 7 days is nothing, do they really expect you to feel better within 7 days?

    I got a year extension on my masters dissertation and it was really great to have so much pressure removed and I worked on it during periods of feeling well so I did a much better job of it. There's no way I could have done it in a week. This takes up a significant amount of your grade for your whole degree, I definitely don't think you should try to power through. Asking for a note is not unreasonable at all.
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    I'd ask again for an extension. 7 days is nothing, do they really expect you to feel better within 7 days?

    I got a year extension on my masters dissertation and it was really great to have so much pressure removed and I worked on it during periods of feeling well so I did a much better job of it. There's no way I could have done it in a week. This takes up a significant amount of your grade for your whole degree, I definitely don't think you should try to power through. Asking for a note is not unreasonable at all.
    I agree with this. I would also show that you have started the paper and proof of the appointment to support your request.
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