Dang, why do I answer the phone in my office?
The only D in my logic course called today... twice.
D took my course before.
D wasn't prepared then, nor was s/he prepared this time.
D failed to do homework -- or even try.
D failed a crucial exam the first time around.
D couldn't make the crucial exam re-take.
D's story was that they needed to go to NYC exactly the only possible day I could give a re-take... because D's new school required hir to present themselves in person for these things.. Really? and -- it had to be during this class? In the days of the internet, faxes, e-mail and fed-ex -- does anything have to be done in person?
D didn't maximize extra-credit (for goodness sakes, they could get up to 5% total extra-credit...).
D didn't learn the first time in the class. D didn't learn the second time either -- and I really wonder if D learned anything from this class.
While I doubt D really HAD to be out of town that weekend, I wonder if D's D will prevent her transfer.. maybe s/he will learn better out east -- because D didn't get it this time around.
Sorry D... well, not really.