TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR Having a hard time dealing with professors? Terror, playing hard to deal with, cannot be reached, difficult, unreasonable, and snob professors? I too, have encountered such professors. But it was never really hard to deal with them. Well, I have here some tips on how to get your professor’s good side.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR1. Be early on the first and last two weeks ofyour class regardless of the subject. This willgive your professor the impression that you giveimportance to her/him and to your subject.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR2. If you don’t like the teacher, act like you’reinterested. Ask questions about your professor’slife. Ask questions about the lessons. Ask yourprofessor to repeat something she/he said. ActAS IF you’re interested.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR3. Crack a joke. During a serious topic, or aboring discussion, it’s really great to crack a joke.This will not only help the class to be alive butthis will make your professor notice you.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR4. Never ever make face in front of yourprofessor. Not just because it will degrade yourcharacter but remember, we don’t like ourteachers to have bad impressions on us.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR5. Obey before complaining. When your teachergive you a hard #$%^* homework and/or thelike, react but don’t complain. Afterwards, tellyour professor how hard it has been and thatwill give your professor a sense of guilt.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR6. Never laugh when your professor is mad. Forsimple reason, it’s really really disrespectful. Youdon’t want to be the center of his/heranger, don’t you?
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR7. Say please. If you’re gonna ask for favor. Sayit. The professor will pity you.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR8. Say sorry. If you were late, say sorry. If youwere absent, say sorry. If you were not able topass a homework, say sorry and plead for achance. If you misbehave a little, say sorry.Anyway, there’s no harm in saying sorry. Let goof your ego.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSOR9. Say thank you. When your professor praisedyou, say thank you. When you had a highperiodical grade, say thank you. After the term,say thank you. This will give your professor thefeeling of appreciation.
TAMING YOUR PROFESSORTips numbers 3 and 5 are not applicable all thetime, be sensitive on when to enact those tips.*And one more, professors areprofessors, students are students, know thyboundaries.