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  • Confession of an Ivy League teaching assistant: Here’s why I inflated grades December 13, 2013 http://is.gd/8LjohN
    We all cared about teaching and fairness. But the real reason so many of us inflate grades is to avoid students complaining. Anything less than an A- would result in endless emails, crying during office hours, or calls from parents. One student once cornered me and said: “I hope you’re happy you’ve destroyed my chance at Goldman and ruined my life.”

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December 20, 2013 at 5:25 PM

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