actually knows who you are. In other words, if you always show your face in class, or occasionally drop by their office with a valid question about something.
that was totally me. And I'd always swing by his office after a test to ask him about questions I missed.
I did it after the final(i think i needed a 96 to get an A and I got like a 91) and I didnt even bring up rounding me up until like 30 min into our discussion.
"Man! I'm so mad at myself for not doing better, I studied so hard, guess I was just a bit nervous"
professor: "aw dont be so hard on yourself, you did well. Tell ya what...I'll bump ya, you earned it.."