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What Grinds My Gears About...STUDENTS

By Denise Gotay
On November 16, 2011


Being a teacher is one of the most stressful jobs anyone can have. It's even more stressful when dealing with difficult students. Find out what grinds these professor's gears about their students.


"When a student requests a low grade to be changed, when they have missed most classes"- Professor Matthew Maron, Accounting


"A lack of patience, diligence, follow through, commitment and drive. Narcissists who corrupt discussion and team work. Lies. Laziness. Lack of work ethic. Sloppiness. Un-originality." – Professor Susan Katz, Mass Communications


"Asking for extra - credit work, but not doing or completing the regular assignments or tests." – Professor Yanmin Yu, Mass Communications 


"Lois, you know what really grinds my gears? When students ask will this be on the test?" – Professor Michael Montalbano, Mathematics


"Cheating. Cheating. Cheating. The student is only hurting themselves."  –Professor Matthew Maron, Accounting 

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