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oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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Who fails econ?


A lot of people do. The three early econs are used to weed out students. They're not impossible (I did well in all three), but you see about 20-30% fail and have to retake the class. On top of that, only 5-10% get As. It's disproportionate and the lack of good vetted teachers for this class is a large problem. Most teachers for them are generally grad students teaching for their first or second semester.


snake23
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Member since Dec 2011
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re: I didnt pass
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your an entitled dumbass

looks like we found the dumbass...


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snake23
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Member since Dec 2011
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re: I didnt pass
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oauron

at least one person doesnt have their head so far up their arse that they can actually recognize the problem with how the system operates. i do enjoy the typical OT responses though.


HarryBalzack
At your mom's
Member since Oct 2012
9127 posts

re: I didnt pass
Personally, this shite pisses me off. Jackass students write this kind of crap on my evals every semester, saying the class is too hard, impossible to pass, tests are too complicated, blah, blah, blah.

No, it's not high school, dipshits, but I give you five topics to focus on for each week's material. Learn the topics and how they're related to each other and you'll do fine, but you have to be in a constant state of studying, always preparing yourself for making an A+. Waiting until the last minute or dead week to start studying isn't going to hack it.

Moreover, you've had 16 weeks to take the class. At any point during that time did the thought occur to you that you weren't doing so well in the class and needed to speak with the prof to find out what you could/should be doing differently, or did you sit in the back, stare at the ceiling, and hope against hope that somehow your grade would magically improve?

For fricks sake, what's wrong with some of these people?

And for the record, if the prof is bat- shite crazy and his tests are completely off-the-wall, with zero correlation to the material presented in class and the assigned readings, then you need to go see the department chair about it. That's legitimate grounds for a grievance complaint. My guess, however, is that this is not the case.

ETA: Comment not directed at Breesus...the rant just kind of grew as I was typing.
This post was edited on 12/11 at 10:05 am


uway
USA Fan
Member since Sep 2004
19957 posts

re: I didnt pass
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at least one person doesnt have their head so far up their arse that they can actually recognize the problem with how the system operates. i do enjoy the typical OT responses though.


You should cry more about not being given grade-boosting open-book assignments. Might help you succeed.


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crimsonsaint
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Nov 2009
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re: I didnt pass
You made a D in econ? Maybe you're not cut out for college.


BallCoachinFool
USA Fan
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re: I didnt pass
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HarryBalzack

+1

You guys should hear the horror stories we get in high schools today about grades. Our system is flawed, and it prepares these kids for them to feel everyone is cut out of college and just because they are "there" means they should pass.

A degree is tougher than a high school diploma, get over it or start asking "do you want fries with that?"


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snake23
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Member since Dec 2011
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re: I didnt pass
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Breesus

please only comment if you actually took this class. i don't need history majors coming in here acting like they're Ivy Leaguers.


oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
10517 posts

re: I didnt pass
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You made a D in econ? Maybe you're not cut out for college.


Oh lawd, if people had this mindset, I can't imagine how bad our graduation rates would be.


Harry Caray
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Member since Aug 2009
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re: I didnt pass
aww shite. shots fired.


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When in Rome
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Telegraph Road
Member since Jan 2011
26785 posts

re: I didnt pass
I had that guy for Econ...got a B in the class


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treble hook
Member since Nov 2011
2310 posts

re: I didnt pass
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please only comment if you actually took this class. i don't need history majors coming in here acting like they're Ivy Leaguers.




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brgfather129
Texas Tech Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Jul 2009
9799 posts

re: I didnt pass
Just emailed link to professor and department chair.


LSUGrad9295
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since May 2007
14245 posts

re: I didnt pass
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10-15 percent of my grade wouldve been a 100 had we been assigned some homework.


Welcome to 9th grade....


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Sophandros
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Member since Feb 2005
45170 posts

re: I didnt pass
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snake23


I love it when people fail and then blame others.



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uway
USA Fan
Member since Sep 2004
19957 posts

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Oh lawd, if people had this mindset, I can't imagine how bad our graduation rates would be.


When everyone is going to college, anything other than "bad graduation rates" just means your degree means less. The current system is insane.


Displaced
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2011
17250 posts

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Why would you rely on the homework to pass the class?

why wouldn't you just learn the material for the test?


oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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When everyone is going to college, anything other than "bad graduation rates" just means your degree means less. The current system is insane.




No true at all, unless you agree that SU-NO is the best available education you can receive in Louisiana.

Just because you did poorly in an early class known for high failure rates doesn't mean you should drop out of school.


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snake23
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Member since Dec 2011
3819 posts

re: I didnt pass
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Just emailed link to professor and department chair.

did you ask if I could have a C? thanks bro


Burt Reynolds
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L.A.
Member since Jul 2008
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re: I didnt pass
Sure, it's all the teachers fault because you are a dumb frick.


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