I have already reached out to some of the other students in the section, and I will get the notes and make sure I am caught up.My apologies again, thank you for your consideration, and see you [INSERT DAY HERE].
Z., I'm really sorry I was not able to make it to section today.
[INSERT YOUR EXCUSE HERE - DO NOT SAY YOUR GRANDMA DIED].
That’s a pretty wide and varied segment of the population to make any sort of general sort of judgment on. If on the other hand, you were hoping to reap some academic benefits from this experience– let go of the dream. Dear TATC, Bwog Boy seems to have gotten it about right. And the established method of communication means you and your T. never have to acknowledge one another in class if you don’t want to!
A.s run the gamut from overachieving Juniors preparing their med school applications, to underfunded “grabos” filling their time between showers at Dodge. With a month left, and hopefully a few absences still uncashed, I’m sure you can stomach it. Just in case the allure of the acronym and tastefully done Power Point layout are mimicking attraction where there actually isn’t. is just a person with a little more power, and unlike a boss or some other superior, this power only lasts until May 13th, while the story you can tell your friends about the time you went on a date with your T. And lucky for you no matter what your answer to the e-mail will be, it’ll be much easier to say it over e-mail than in person or by phone.
Trust me, getting the email out before the class starts is much more legit, and we're usually much more forgiving. ) it's probably still better to send it after the fact than to send nothing at all.
If, for some reason, it's not possible to send it before, (Slept through your 2 p.m. Here is a an example of an acceptable email you might send: Dear TA E.
(Just count the times this author uses the word “hero.”) Thus, the master/protégé dynamic cements power differentials that are simply too pronounced to create a healthy relationship, Not to mention the fact that grad-student/faculty relationships literally ruin careers: When a student and faculty member start sleeping together, rarely is it a well-kept secret; often, the student becomes a departmental pariah.
Without support from fellow students (and, often, dismissed by the other professors in the department), many of these once-promising grad students wind up out of the discipline entirely.
This handbook describes the general roles and responsibilities of TAs and RAs as well as policies regarding their supervision and evaluation.