You Fail College

June 23, 2010

Heart stopped beating? I’ve got you covered.

Filed under: grammar,Meaning of Life — youfailcollege @ 9:01 am

“Learning CPR. I really think that every one need CPR and I’m glad I had it.”

Seriously? Everyone needs CPR? All the time? Are you the guy in the operating room that takes over when the paddles don’t work? You pound on the patient’s open chest and say things like, “Why’d it have to be him? Take me!” and then the other doctors have to drag you off his cold, lifeless body and pronounce time of death.

This has gotten morbid, or too much like an episode of some medical drama.

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Filed under: grammar,Meaning of Life — youfailcollege @ 9:00 am

“I did challenge myself and learned new things that I have never would even think of.”

OK, is it “have never,” or [cringe] “never would even?” It can’t be both.

June 18, 2010

I’m scared for the future

Filed under: grammar,spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:02 am

“Dont get sidetracked. Focused more on material.”

First off, where is the apostrophe in “Dont?” Second, the way the second sentence is written is just… I don’t know… wrong.

Wait, what?

Filed under: grammar,Meaning of Life,spelling,the professor was... — youfailcollege @ 9:00 am

I honestly don’t know where to begin with this one.

“I understand why Prof. XXXXX shared many of his perspectives. But I feel like it students are not gripping the point and tunning out than the point of students grasping and learning are unachievable.”

June 16, 2010

So well!

Filed under: grammar,the professor was... — youfailcollege @ 9:02 am

“Dr. XXXXX does an extremely well job of being a good professor. One of my favs!”

I think this is a situation in which the student was drilled with “When someone asks ‘How are you?’ the correct response is ‘well,’ not ‘good,'” a few too many times

June 15, 2010

You Lack Understanding

Filed under: grammar — youfailcollege @ 9:00 am

“working on the hands on stuff like all the homework helped me understanding accounting.” Too bad it didn’t help you “understanding” English.

June 11, 2010

This is a Stretch

Filed under: grammar,Meaning of Life — youfailcollege @ 1:00 pm

I’m not even sure what this means: “It helped stretched out the importance of organizing when giving a speech.”

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