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bicentennial_baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 08:22 PM
Response to Reply #33
35. No, trust me...this is an ongoing issue....
Our Administration seems to exist solely to frustrate students and teachers alike...I'm a TA, and the schedule is as much of a surprise to the Profs as it is to the students. Never released before 2-3 weeks prior to finals. I have no idea why.
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  -So, hypothetically if you were a professor...(rather angry right now) Godhumor  Nov-29-07 07:25 PM   #0 
  - a  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-29-07 07:27 PM   #1 
  - Option A  bicentennial_baby   Nov-29-07 07:27 PM   #2 
  - Are you serious?!  Cabcere   Nov-29-07 07:32 PM   #10 
  - Dead series....  bicentennial_baby   Nov-29-07 07:35 PM   #13 
  - And he still has a job?  Cabcere   Nov-29-07 07:56 PM   #28 
  - Huh, one of my friends ran into this while on the JET Program  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:41 PM   #20 
     - That's awful!  Cabcere   Nov-29-07 07:54 PM   #26 
  - I'd fail it  DS1   Nov-29-07 09:38 PM   #38 
  - If this is a university (?)  Mike03   Nov-29-07 07:28 PM   #3 
  - Oh no, I might be misunderstood  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:29 PM   #5 
  - So, apparently your professor chose C?  ThomCat   Nov-29-07 07:28 PM   #4 
  - Yeah, that would be it  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:30 PM   #6 
     - I hope your dean has more common sense than your professor.  ThomCat   Nov-29-07 07:32 PM   #9 
  - I've always gone with option a.  DuStrange   Nov-29-07 07:31 PM   #7 
  - Definitely A.  Fox Mulder   Nov-29-07 07:31 PM   #8 
  - Definitely option (A).  Cabcere   Nov-29-07 07:33 PM   #11 
  - I assume we'll come to an arrangement tomorrow  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:38 PM   #14 
  - At my school it would have been option C...  BlueIris   Nov-29-07 07:33 PM   #12 
  - My cousin got a zero on an exam the other day because he had to go to our grandfather's funeral  ElizabethDC   Nov-29-07 07:38 PM   #15 
  - And a zero on one exam isn't usually the end of the world.  Orsino   Nov-30-07 08:13 AM   #47 
  - It would probably depend, but certainly not C  fishwax   Nov-29-07 07:39 PM   #16 
  - I usually go with option A, but occasionally choose option B  petronius   Nov-29-07 07:39 PM   #17 
  - I missed a funeral of a very close friend because of a dickhead professor like that.  KitchenWitch   Nov-29-07 07:40 PM   #18 
  - I'm a post-doc  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-29-07 07:41 PM   #19 
  - I taught high school for 6 years, and I have many friends who are professors  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:45 PM   #22 
     - Then he/she has no excuse  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-29-07 09:26 PM   #36 
        - Our program mandates that all sections of a class take a final at the same time  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 09:35 PM   #37 
  - the sister's wedding is more important than your test  CreekDog   Nov-29-07 07:45 PM   #21 
  - Reread the OP  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:46 PM   #23 
     - I know you aren't the professor  CreekDog   Nov-30-07 01:07 AM   #46 
  - go see the department head  mzteris   Nov-29-07 07:48 PM   #24 
  - Many years ago, I worked with a woman whose request for vacation time...  greatauntoftriplets   Nov-29-07 07:48 PM   #25 
  - My situation is why I think the professor thinks he can do this  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 07:55 PM   #27 
  - Option b is the closest to what I tell my students.  electron_blue   Nov-29-07 08:04 PM   #29 
  - But at some schools, like mine, the finals schedule  bicentennial_baby   Nov-29-07 08:10 PM   #30 
     - Seriously?  DuStrange   Nov-29-07 08:13 PM   #31 
     - Yep...We just found out about the finals schedule,  bicentennial_baby   Nov-29-07 08:15 PM   #32 
        - That is so freaking wrong!  DuStrange   Nov-29-07 09:46 PM   #39 
     - I bet if you do a little digging you'll find the finals schedule was set before  electron_blue   Nov-29-07 08:16 PM   #33 
        - No, trust me...this is an ongoing issue....  bicentennial_baby   Nov-29-07 08:22 PM   #35 
  - Go to the Dean. Better yet, email the Dean ahead of time, explaining  pacoyogi   Nov-29-07 08:19 PM   #34 
  - QUICK UPDATE: SUCCESS IS MINE!  Godhumor   Nov-29-07 09:47 PM   #40 
  - congrats!  DS1   Nov-29-07 09:48 PM   #41 
  - Unfufilling home life would be my guess.  madeline_con   Nov-29-07 09:53 PM   #43 
  - I know why he works so long  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-29-07 09:54 PM   #44 
  - to torture his assistant  MissMillie   Nov-30-07 08:58 AM   #49 
  - Oh he did that in the second week of classes, heh  Godhumor   Nov-30-07 09:23 AM   #51 
  - love your sig line.  Tyler Durden   Nov-30-07 09:05 AM   #50 
  - Go to school online like I do, so you can  madeline_con   Nov-29-07 09:52 PM   #42 
  - That depends. In this theoretical situation, am I a complete ass too? Or am I just myself as a  DarkTirade   Nov-29-07 10:13 PM   #45 
  - what school schedules exams on Saturday?  MissMillie   Nov-30-07 08:54 AM   #48 
  - Round here it's option D  tjwmason   Nov-30-07 09:29 AM   #52 
 

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