Change my Grade Because...

Date Received: Tue, 18 Feb 1997
Subject: Request for Grade Change



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 exams 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:

  1. ______too detailed to pick out important points
  2. ______not explained in sufficient detail
  3. ______too boring
  4. ______all jokes and not enough material
  5. ______all of the above

_____17. This course was:

  1. ______too early, I was not awake.
  2. ______at lunchtime, I was hungry
  3. ______too late, I was tired

_____18. My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my (book, notes, paper) for this course.


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