University: ______________________

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 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) for this course.

19.   Other__________________________________