The Best Excuse of the Day
Professor David C. Wyld (email@example.com), the author of The Handbook of College Student Excuses, serves as the Merritt Professor of Strategic Management at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. He is a management consultant, researcher/writer, publisher, executive educator, and experienced expert witness.
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“Student: ‘I’m so sorry I’ve fallen behind, I’m homeless and it’s been really hard. I haven’t been able to talk to my friends or family for a while now.’
Me: Cue my instant empathy, I start asking questions about her having a safe place to sleep and offer suggestions to help with potential food insecurity
Student (indignant): ‘I didn’t say I was HOMEless, I said I was PHONEless. I lost my phone last week and it sucks cause I can’t talk to anyone.’
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