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Old 05-20-2019, 02:27 PM
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I would just say you had a medical issue that impacted your grades (no need for details)..... And I think most employers will be sympathetic or at a minimum scared that they need to be careful not to look like they're discriminating.

My first thought would be impressive, this person graduated while facing some hardships, maybe they had cancer. My first thought would not be, this person probably will not be able to perform the job due to illness.
I agree, facing a medical issue is one of the good reasons to take 10 years to get a degree, certainly better than what I'd assume if there was no reason given or the person interviewing is clearly making excuses.

If your health issues aren't totally resolved, look into your rights under ADA.
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