This is something I think I'll need to send out to all of my faculty. :)
UNIVERSAL GRADE CHANGE FORM
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
______ My Fraternity/Sorority
______ The Mickey Mouse Club
______ Tri County Tech
__ 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 asked for on the exam.
__ 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 little 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) for this course.
__ 19. Other__________________________________