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Types of Professors

As a college student, I've already encountered a number of different kinds of professors. Some are funny (or so they think), some love canceling class, and others hate it. For today's post I thought I'd give you a few of the kinds of teachers I've encountered over the years.

The "Mystery Grader"

These are the teachers who grade your assignments, put them online for you to see your grade, but never pass them back for you to understand why you got a certain grade. Obviously they invite you to shoot them a quick email or come to their office to see your grade, but why isn't simply passing them out in class ever an option?

The "Dad Joke"

Everyone loves a good dad joke, especially these teachers. They make jokes that you can't help but laugh at because they're just so incredibly awful.

The "Don't Pack Up Yet"

This is the guy who teaches right up until the "bell". They'll be out of everything to say, have completely exhausted themselves but then will pull the "don't pack up yet, we still have 28 seconds of class left." IT IS A FRIDAY PLEASE LET US LEAVE.

The "Canceler"

This professor is a God-send, honestly. They know it's Friday before Fall Break and no one wants to be there, so they CANCEL class. It's like they went to college once and know exactly how we feel, what a concept.

The "Everything Bagel"

These teachers just seem to do it all. They teach you well and you actually learn. They want to help each and every student while balancing their home life and five million other things. They're just all around great people that don't get enough credit. I hope all of the "everything bagels" I've had in my life know I appreciate everything they've ever done to help me succeed.

I hope that you enjoyed this post, and maybe you can relate to any of these! I hope you had a wonderful weekend as well, back to that Monday grind. Go make someone's day!


  1. You blog continues to make me laugh week after week! I can totally relate to all of these professors. My favorite is for sure "The Everything Bagel" and I am lucky to say this is a common theme in the communication departments at ONU! Keep up the good work Sierra, I hope you continue writing after this class is over!

    1. That is so nice of you to say, Tori! Thank you so much! I have had many "everything bagels" in my life, and definitely here at ONU. I appreciate your support!

  2. I love your blog! I look forward to reading what your topic is each time because I know it's going to make me laugh. Each of these are so familiar but I didn't have names for them. I love the names that you attached to each one. Keep writing!

    1. Thank you so much, Debbie! I try to keep it light-hearted and fun over here on Sierra's Sarcastic Spot so that everyone may enjoy it. I will definitely keep writing!

  3. I love your blog! I look forward to reading what your topic is each time because I know it's going to make me laugh. Each of these are so familiar but I didn't have names for them. I love the names that you attached to each one. Keep writing!

  4. "The Everything Bagel"? What kind of reference is that lol. I love this post though, I can think of a prof for every example.

    1. Lol it's more of a play on words than a reference. It just means they're the whole package. Maybe that would've been a better reference, but I think the everything bagel is funnier, don't you? Thanks Cort!


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