Syllabus Week As Told By The Thoughts In Your Head
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Syllabus Week As Told By The Thoughts In Your Head

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Syllabus Week As Told By The Thoughts In Your Head

Syllabus week is quickly approaching and, for many, the first week of the semester is characterized as a stress-free and exciting time to get situated for the upcoming year.

However, most students know this week is full of repetitive statements, fake smiles, intimidation, awkward icebreaker activities, and reassurance statements from all your professors promising "It is going to be a great semester."

If there are thousands of blunt and brutal thoughts that go through your head, that you wouldn't dare tell your professors out loud, you are not alone. Below are 15 thoughts we all secretly think as we meet our professors who will help make or break our college experience.

1. I am only here because I need it to graduate, please do not make this class harder than it needs to be.

2. Do you always show up to your lectures late? If so, I'm totally okay with that... less pressure on me.

3. I made sure I woke up at 6 a.m. to sign up for this class last semester, because I looked you up on Ratemyprofessor.com, and you had really good reviews.


4. Ratemyprofessor also had a little chile pepper next to your "hotness" level... But now I'm confused as to why?


5. What are you wearing?


6. There is no need to read every single line of the syllabus out loud to the class.

7. No, I'm not buying the textbooks for this class at the bookstore. Amazon Prime all the way... I actually may not even buy any of the textbooks.

8. Are you married? Do you have kids? Where do you live? Where did you go to school? How did you end up as a college professor? (...and a whole bunch of other personal questions)

9. Going to office hours totally intimidates me, you look mean and scary.

10. Please be a professor who I am actually going to learn and grow from. I really don't want to have to teach myself everything this semester.


11. How often do you cancel class?


12. Is the final hard? When is it? Is it cumulative? How do students usually do on it? Is there any way to get out of taking it? Why is it 50% of my final grade?

13. Are your lectures posted online? A.K.A do I have to come to class every time?



14. Please say I can eat in class.



15. Are you this nice everyday?


That sums it all up, in a nutshell.

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