Monday, May 22, 2006

My Job Provides Lame Excuses to Leave the House

This afternoon I will meet with a student filing one of the silliest types of grade appeals: he is appealing a W.

I know why he's doing it. Our standard scholarship eligibility is determined by a vector-valued function of credits attempted (includes Ws), credits completed, and grades earned. By reducing his credits attempted, he will have the summer to raise his GPA to avoid losing the scholarship.