UNIVERSAL GRADE-CHANGE FORM

____________________University

To: Professor____________________

From:___________________________

I think my grade in your course,___________________, should be changed from ______ to _______ for the following reasons:

 ______1.    The person 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 materials 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 exam asked about general principles.

_____10.    You are prejudiced against:

______males.         ______Jews.         ______blacks.

______females.       ______Catholics.     ______whites.

______Protestants.   ______Moslems.       ______minorities.

______Chicanos.      ______people.        ______students.

_____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:

______mono.                  ______broken baby finger.

______acute alcoholism.      ______pregnancy.

______VD.                    ______fatherhood.

_____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 lunch time; 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___________________________________________________.