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I am in a dilemma and indecisive in character I hope to have some opinions.

There is an internship job which I have applied and I was told to do a online test.

However, I am unprepared cos it is a long time that I haven't really code cos my own project the code is not really that tough compare to Codility test.

So I told them and they extended the deadline.

What happened was that there was alot of things that happened during this period and I did not have time to revise or practise.

I have looked at hanker rank test but certain way the code is being written I am still trying to get the hang of it and I am really a slow learner, and it also leads me to think that if I am getting something not suitble.

Furthermore, my age may deter me from excel in this industry.

And there are other problems.

What would like to know what will you do if you were in my shoes ?

Cos I know if I were to take the test, the result most likely will turn out not good and I may end up leaving a bad impression.

On the other hand, I am curious how I would be tested.

Furthermore, I can't start from very low salary cos I am in need to bring in lots of money due to my circumstances and I am stuck.

Would it be too much if I were to ask for further delay or ask for the test so that I can still go thru it and then without counting the result ?

 
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Remember that the longer you wait, the higher the chance the internship goes to someone else.  You definitely aren't going to be able to take the test and not have them count the result.

I don't think it will look good if you ask for another delay either. You are worried about taking the test and leaving a bad impression. Someone who keeps asking for delays also creates a bad impression.
 
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Remember that the longer you wait, the higher the chance the internship goes to someone else.  You definitely aren't going to be able to take the test and not have them count the result.

I don't think it will look good if you ask for another delay either. You are worried about taking the test and leaving a bad impression. Someone who keeps asking for delays also creates a bad impression.



I think I am not ready for the test; as I have forgotten most of the stuff.

Is it alright if I just tell them that I will withdraw my application and apply again when I am more ready?
 
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tangara goh wrote:. . . Is it alright if I just tell them that I will withdraw my application and apply again when I am more ready?

No.

Please read what Jeanne said. Either sit the test now or withdraw altogether.
 
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:. . . taking the test and leaving a bad impression. . . . asking for delays also creates a bad impression.

I think it would be much worse to keep asking for delays or something like that than simply to do badly in the test.
 
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