A: I'd like to talk to you about my grades.
B: Sure! What exactly do you have questions about?
A: I am worried that I messed up on a test.
B: Well, let me take a look at my grade book. How do YOU think you are doing?
A: I think I am doing great, except for that one test!
B: Well, your scores show that you could do a little better. What do you think you could improve on?
A: I think that I could study a little harder for tests.
B: Fine! Please remember that regular attendance is the most important way to begin.
A: Yes, I know.
B: I'm sure you'll do fine.
A: Could you talk to me for a few minutes about my grades?
B: Step into my office for a moment. What is your concern?
A: Am I failing?
B: Let's go on the computer to see what's up. Do you think you are doing well?
A: I am pretty sure that I am in trouble.
B: I can see that you are trying, but where do you think you could improve?
A: I missed a few classes; I need to make sure I come to school on a regular basis.
B: Having a regular study routine and following it is very important, right?
A: I'll try; it's hard!
B: Thanks for stopping by!
A: Professor, I'm concerned about my grades. Do you have a minute?
B: Of course, how can I help you?
A: I want to know if I am doing OK.
B: Let's pull out your scores so far. Do you think you are doing OK?
A: I am afraid that I might not be doing all that well.
B: I'm seeing that you are doing OK in some areas, but not so well in others.
A: I think I could take better notes and read a little more.
B: You can greatly improve your grades by always reflecting on what you can improve on.
A: I'm working on it!
B: Just do your best and I am sure that you will see improvement.
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