Unformatted text preview: is your priority. “I was absent last class. Did I miss anything important?”-Most professors teach because they are passionate about the subject. If you missed anything, it was important. Two Basic Survival Rules Say “I,” not “you.”-“I honestly don’t understand my grade on this essay” tells the professor you’re a concerned student. “Why did you give me such a low grade?” is confrontational and will make the professor defensive. Don’t focus on the problem, focus on solutions.- Ask your professor: “Can you make two or three suggestions that can help me be better?”...
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- Spring '11