Last week, I had to give my Incomplete students their grades. One quit a few months ago, two of them never responded after a month of weekly emails, and two of them actually finished.

Even though I told my students that they needed to finish their Incomplete work by the end of December, they still waited until the last minute to actually do it. I guess it’s better than not doing it, but it was also irritating that I had to grade these assignments and look at what was wrong. I also had to make a new exam for one of them because the date I set for the final was when I wanted them to take the final (in…