In brief 1

May 31, 2002

Exams are almost over and exam boards loom. At my university we encourage undergraduates to ask for extenuating circumstances to be taken into consideration. The evidence is pouring in. This group seems to suffer far higher than normal rates of deaths in the family, serious accidents, burglaries, life-threatening illnesses and so on. Surely there is a research opportunity here?

Roy Lee-Faulkner
Stalybridge

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