Understanding your Grade

Sometimes grades seem completely random. There is no logical explanation for why you got an A and your neighbor only got a C. (You're just glad it worked out that way.) In those cases, getting a good grade is all about figuring out what your professor wants to see. What argument do they want you to take in your essay? What information are they looking for on the test? What writing style works best with their grading pattern? If there is something wrong it’s important to figure out … [Read more...]