<p>During my recent AS level exams(11th).... My uncle passed away. I ve been staying with him for the last five years and was really devastated. I coudn't drink, eat or sleep so studying was very diffcult. Even came close to being hospitalized. </p>
<p>Will colleges consdier this at all?</p>
<p>So my grades finally arrived and I got </p>
<p>Tht D really worries me because I'm afraid that will my effect my chances at a good college.
I plan to do Chemical engineering. This is the first time I got an D. My predicted grades were all As and just a B in english.<br>
In 10th i got all As and just a B in english.</p>
<p>I want to apply to the UCs. I'm a Californian resident and also hav very good ECs.</p>
<p>Am I out of hope? </p>