Hobo Teacher reflects on those studentsyou know the typewho come in on the day of their final exam to ask for tutoring:
I’m not sure what they think that they can accomplish in such a small amount of time. It’s not like I can put my hand on their foreheads like a faith healer and transfer the information over into their brains. Maybe I should try though because it sounds like they’re in need of a miracle.
He describes some other questionable student test-prep approaches here.