I know I've just written about how if I had my way, no one would pay tuition, and I wouldn't be able to draw a salary. But this e-mail just made me rethink the line for allowing audits.
Dear Dr. [Barefoot],
I love [this field of study], and I would be honored if you would grant me the privilege of auditing your [Course Name] class on Friday November 18. Even though I have a Masters degree in [this field of study], I realize that I cannot keep up with these students. I simply want to experience the environment.
Thanks for your consideration.
[Stu Dent]If you want to be audit my class, here's what I would say:
- Dump the flattery, kid. Giving my a big head just makes me want to misuse the power you have bestowed upon me.
- Who are you? I don't have a midterm from you. I don't have you on my current enrollment list. I've never seen you in class. You sent this e-mail from [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Are affiliated with my university.