UNIVERSAL GRADE CHANGE FORM

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa 50011
  • To: Professor Howard A. Levine
  • 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. This course will lower my Grade Point Average and I won't get
    into:

    ______Law School
    ______Graduate School
    ______Medical School
    ______My Fraternity/Sorority
    ______Dental School
    ______Tri County Tech
    ______The Mickey Mouse Club
    ______Other


    ___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:

    ______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 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___________________________________________________