My students are an endless source of amusement, because right at the beginning of the term I decided entitlement was funny. I’m so glad I did, or I’d be so annoyed right now.
“Is it possible to release a final exam breakdown so we know which units will be tested more heavily?”
“What percent of the exam will be from the pre-midterm material?”
“You said the course notes and lecture material were the primary information sources. Do I need to read the course notes?”
Translations: How little can I study for this exam that is worth 65% of my mark?
All the same student, three separate emails.
They suffer from the misunderstanding that because I am friendly, I must also be a push-over (that I am female and pregnant may not be helping dissuade this assumption). They are always quite shocked to realize I have no intention of providing this kind of information to them, even if they ask nicely (which they usually do not).