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“No Record, COVID grade” does not count as a withdrawal and will not limit a student’s ability to repeat a class, said Mary Wack, vice provost for undergraduate education.

WSU adds new grade system

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

WSU created a new grade system for fall 2020 and spring 2021 for students whose academics were affected by COVID-19 related challenges. “No Record, COVID grade” will lessen the impact of a...

Faculty Senate voted to reject a change in the rules when students drop courses. If approved, a student who already had a grade in a course would have needed the instructor’s approval to drop the class.

Faculty Senate addresses dropping courses, grades

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 23, 2020

Faculty Senate unanimously voted to reject a change in the rules when a student drops a course during an Oct. 22 meeting. If approved, a student who had a grade in a course and wanted to drop it would...

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

Ask Emma: I failed a test

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 12, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just...

If the first week of classes already have you stressed out, here are some tips Emma suggests. Some habits include reading your syllabuses and not cramming for exams.

Ask Emma: How do I study for college exams?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief August 31, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m worried about studying for my classes. I’m a freshman and have never had to study for college exams — let alone college exams online. What should I do to be prepared? I don’t...

Ask Emma suggests creating an accountability system and utilizing the Access Center to be more successful in online courses.

Ask Emma: What if I can’t pass my online classes?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 20, 2020

Dear Emma, I am terrible at online classes. Last spring was by far my worst semester grade-wise, and I don’t think I can pass another semester not being completely in-person. I’ve already heard...

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