Universal Grade Change Form
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 95 02:54:23 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: Universal Grade Change Form
Forwarded-by: Lani Herrmann <email@example.com>
Forwarded-by: Michael E. Roberts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Forwarded-by: DSB <jjh91231@PEGASUS.CC.UCF.EDU>
UNIVERSAL GRADE CHANGE FORM
To: Professor____________________ From:___________________________
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. I got a better grade with this paper last year.
______4. This course will lower my Grade Point Average and I won't get
______Medical School ______Graduate School
______Dental School ______My Fraternity/Sorority
______The Mickey Mouse Club ______Tri County Tech
______5. I have to get an A in this course to balance the F in
______6. I'll lose my scholarship.
______7. I'm on a varsity sports team and my tutor couldn't find a
copy of your exam.
______8. I didn't come to class and the person whose notes I used
did not cover the materisal asked for on the exam.
______9. I studied the basic principles and the exam wanted every
_____10. I learned all the facts and definitions but your exams
asked about general principles.
_____11. You are prejudiced against:
______Males ______Jews ______Blacks
______Females ______Catholics ______Whites
______Protestants ______Moslems ______Minorities
______Chicanos ______People ______Child molesters
______Idiots ______Students ______Snorers
_____12. If I flunk out of school my father will disinherit me or
at least cut my allowance.
_____13. I was unable to do well in this course because of the
______mono ______broken baby finger
______acute alcoholism ______pregnancy
_____14. You told us to be creative but you didn't tell us exactly
how you wanted that done.
_____15. I was creative and you said I was just shooting the bull.
_____16. I don't have a reason; I just want a higher grade.
_____17. The lectures were:
______too detailed to pick out important points
______not explained in sufficient detail
______all jokes and not enough material
______all of the above
_____18. This course was:
______too early, I was not awake.
______at lunchtime, I was hungry
______too late, I was tired
_____19. My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my
(book, notes, paper) for this course.
_____20. I ALWAYS got A's before... honest!
_____21. I can't understand your funny accent.
_____22. You can understand my funny accent.
_____23. I didn't have time to do the assignments because:
______I'm working on my Nobel prize in another subject
______I was helping the police bust drug kingpins
______my medication makes me very sleepy
______our band had to practice every night for our big gig
______my cellmate had other plans for my time
_____24. Other (make it good): _______________________________________
© 1995 Peter Langston