tmatt

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Basically, in my stats class, I had straight A's going into the 3rd exam. I did poorly on it, due to a family issue (death).

I aced the final and my final project, and am close to an A, but not quite.

Should I talk to my professor?
 

taponthecloud

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No. It's kinda late to bring this up now isn't it? Why didn't you talk to your prof before the 3rd exam or shortly thereafter?
 

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That's a dick move, in my opinion. I think you could have successfully challenged your grade, given that there was paperwork involved.

edit: After having a look at your MDApps profile, though, it's hard to feel that bad for you. :p
 

cpants

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I missed the lecture before a midterm because a university sanctioned event. The professor knew about this, and the professor received paperwork beforehand. As it turned out, the midterm was based almost entirely on the missed lecture and I failed it. Miserably. I could only manage a B+, even with a near perfect on the final. There are some wounds that will never heal.
Sorry but if you miss a lecture, university sanctioned or otherwise, you are still responsible for the material on it. That's really not the prof's fault.