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RickLax.com

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When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« on: October 25, 2007, 01:03:28 AM »
If you havenít done your reading for a small class (15 people or less) in which the prof calls on every student every day (and grades on participation), is it best to not show up?

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2007, 03:50:35 PM »
That's my typical approach as long as you keep the absences to a minimum.
I also skip class when my city is on fire.

Those are really the only two good reasons.  Fire and lack of preparation.

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2007, 04:14:07 PM »
What about surgery? I had rotator cuff repair yesterday and I didn't get a chance to do the reading for tonight's Torts class. Should I skip the class and enjoy the groovy pain meds instead or should I go unprepared and save the pain meds for after my last final in December? ;)
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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2007, 06:36:39 PM »
Our professors have told us just to tell them that you aren't prepared that day (for whatever reason), and ask them not to call on you ... as long as you only do that once or twice, it probably won't be a problem.  I think they understand that most people can't be perfect all the time.

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2007, 07:05:04 PM »
he is just looking for some quotes for his stupid blog, dont write anything to this guy.  way to take advantage of a useful resource and destroy the legitimacy of this site.

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2007, 07:36:07 PM »
What about surgery? I had rotator cuff repair yesterday and I didn't get a chance to do the reading for tonight's Torts class. Should I skip the class and enjoy the groovy pain meds instead or should I go unprepared and save the pain meds for after my last final in December? ;)
Rob

take the pain medicines and go to class :)

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2007, 07:42:44 PM »
Why do all of his posts suck.....?

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2007, 08:59:56 AM »
Yes, just let your professors know, and go to class.

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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2007, 08:48:15 AM »
What about surgery? I had rotator cuff repair yesterday and I didn't get a chance to do the reading for tonight's Torts class. Should I skip the class and enjoy the groovy pain meds instead or should I go unprepared and save the pain meds for after my last final in December? ;)
Rob

take the pain medicines and go to class :)

That's what I wound up doing... never enjoyed 'express assumption of risk' and comparative negligence so much before. :)
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Re: When You DON'T Do Your Reading
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2007, 10:30:32 PM »
What about surgery? I had rotator cuff repair yesterday and I didn't get a chance to do the reading for tonight's Torts class. Should I skip the class and enjoy the groovy pain meds instead or should I go unprepared and save the pain meds for after my last final in December? ;)
Rob

Go to class and find out who you can sue.