"That's not fair!" "I deserve a better grade than this!" Do you catch yourself thinking or saying these things when your biology class test is returned to you? Then you need the following universal grade change form. It simplifies your letter to your professor, requesting a new grade, because you deserve it!
Dear Professor, Please Change My Grade
To: Professor __________________________
I think my grade in your course, ___________________, should be changed from ______ to _______ for the following reasons:
____ 1. The persons who copied my paper made a higher grade than I did.
____ 2. The person whose paper I copied made a higher grade than I did.
____ 3. This course will lower my Grade Point Average and I won't get into:
____ Medical School
____ Graduate School
____ Dental School
____ Tri County Tech
____ The Mickey Mouse Club
____ 4. I have to get an A in this course to balance the F in: ____________.
____ 5. I'll lose my scholarship.
____ 6. I'm on a varsity sports team and my tutor couldn't find a copy of your exam.
____ 7. I didn't come to class and the person whose notes I used did not cover the material.
____ 8. I studied the basic principles and the exam wanted every little fact.
____ 9. I learned all the facts and definitions but your exams asked about general principles.
____ 10. You are prejudiced against:
____ 11. If I flunk out of school my father will disinherit me or at least cut my allowance.
____ 12. I was unable to do well in this course because of the following illness:
____ broken baby finger
____ acute alcoholism
____ 13. You told us to be creative but you didn't tell us exactly how you wanted that done.
____ 14. I was creative and you said I was just shooting the bull.
____ 15. I don't have a reason; I just want a higher grade.
____ 16. The lectures were:
____ too detailed to pick out important points
____ not explained in sufficient detail
____ too boring
____ all jokes and not enough material
____ all of the above
____ 17. This course was:
____ too early, I was not awake
____ at lunchtime, I was hungry
____ too late, I was tired
____ 18. My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my (book, notes, paper).
____ 19. Other___________________________________
____ 20. Extra Credit _____________________________Thank you for your prompt consideration Professor ________________________.
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