“In one of the classes I’m teaching this semester, I have a student who always thanks me right before leaving at the end of class,” says Professor P.
“With most students I would dismiss it as ass-kissing, but I can tell that this student is genuinely glad to have been in class.
“It may seem hot to try to date your professors, but as someone on the other side, I can warn you that any adult who wants to date an 18-22 year old is almost certainly a full-on creeper,” he says.
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Professor P says that student-teacher relationships are forbidden at his school, and he’s glad that’s the case.“You’re hungover and you’re terrible at hiding it.” Professor T, a former instructor from the College of Mount Saint Vincent concurs: “Does it feel like whenever you come to class somewhat impaired that your teacher always calls on you? One of the great joys of this job is messing with kids who come to class high or hungover.” And if you Landing a tenured position at a college or university can land a professor a healthy, middle-class salary.However, many of the instructors at your school are barely scraping by.“Not only that, but he made sure his memory was lasting by subscribing my work email to every newsletter and spam list he could find.” Even adjunct instructors with Master’s degrees and serious professional accomplishments are unlikely to ever become eligible for tenure-track jobs.In fact, Professor P says that his Ivy League school never promotes adjuncts to full-time status.