Universal Grade Change Form

School: ______________________

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
    ____heebie jeebies
    ____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 material and not enough jokes
    ____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__________________________________

Thank you. I will expect to see my adjusted grade tomorrow.