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by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Jitters
Replies: 135
Views: 33655

Re: Final Jitters

Definitely keeping your studying balanced with relaxing so you don't overwork yourself or make yourself any more anxious.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8047
Views: 1412829

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What kinds of dogs do chemists have??

Laboratory Retrievers
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study tips
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Study tips

I watched a lot of practice problems on YouTube and followed along with the examples, and that was really helpful for me
by Alexis 3F
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8047
Views: 1412829

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Last night oxygen went on a date with potassium?

It went OK.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Naming
Topic: Final Exam?
Replies: 20
Views: 262

Re: Final Exam?

The final is absolutely cumaltive, so make sure to look over old tests and midterms
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Grades
Replies: 15
Views: 238

Re: Grades

Does anyone know how many points would be needed, roughly, to get a B- or higher??
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8047
Views: 1412829

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What kind of fish is made out of sodium atoms??
2 Na
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

I also like using flashcards and it's helpful to exchange notes with friends too and compare material (in case there's things you missed)!!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Studying for final exam
Replies: 8
Views: 107

Re: Studying for final exam

Definitely going to the review sessions help me so much!! I also watch extensive review videos on YouTube
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Naming
Topic: Week 9 and Week 10 HW?
Replies: 21
Views: 258

Re: Week 9 and Week 10 HW?

I don't see why we wouldn't be able to, like the person above me sad, as long as we make it clear it's 10 different problems total and label them for the two weeks.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Review Sessions for Final
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Review Sessions for Final

We should be getting more information on review sessions soon, probably by email or in class
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

^^^ that's really good advice actually, thank you!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 14
Views: 188

Re: Test 2

I just did a bunch of the book problems from that section, and I also watched a youtube on intermolecular forces that had a lot of practice problems in it that I did while following along.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Test 2 and Final
Replies: 18
Views: 226

Re: Test 2 and Final

I think we should be receiving test 2 during our discussions!!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: test 2
Replies: 7
Views: 115

Re: test 2

^^ I've been doing the same thing, making tangible flashcards would probably be better for your memorization but there are some on quizlet I've found!!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: *Molecular Orbital Theory (Bond Order, Diamagnetism, Paramagnetism)
Topic: Vsepr Rules
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Vsepr Rules

The second rule tells us that all single, double, and triple bonds are equally likely to repel each other
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Hybridization focus
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Hybridization focus

I'm pretty sure Lavelle said hybridization wasn't going to be on this test
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Drawing molecules
Replies: 12
Views: 149

Re: Drawing molecules

I think it'd probably be best to learn how to draw the molecules structure just in case- even if it's not on the test, it might be helpful on problems where to visualizing the structures to figure out the bond angles
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 11
Views: 137

Re: Test 2

This test will only range from what we've learned since the midterm up until the first 5 minutes of class on monday
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Week 7 Homework
Replies: 15
Views: 229

Re: Week 7 Homework

It probably depends on which TA you have and what they are looking for, it's not explicit on the syllabus so if you're unsure, I would ask your TA.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final
Replies: 11
Views: 212

Re: Final

Does anyone know how many questions or how much time the final is supposed to be?
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm Grades
Replies: 7
Views: 138

Re: Midterm Grades

I'm pretty sure we're getting our midterms back on Wednesday, and I think he's going to show us the class average for the midterm as well... but that's just what I've heard.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm Average
Replies: 12
Views: 269

Re: Midterm Average

I don't think the midterm will be curved, but the class itself is kind of on a curve, there's more information about it on the syllabus.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: octet v. expanded octet
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: octet v. expanded octet

Oh thank you I had this question too
by Alexis 3F
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study Tips
Replies: 58
Views: 2150

Re: Study Tips

All these tips were actually really helpful, thank you!!
by Alexis 3F
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Midterm Topics
Replies: 8
Views: 73

Re: Midterm Topics

^^including the review of high school fundamentals covered in test 1
by Alexis 3F
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Thermodynamic Systems (Open, Closed, Isolated)
Topic: Midterm [ENDORSED]
Replies: 49
Views: 2068

Re: Midterm [ENDORSED]

Attending the workshops is honestly one of the most helpful things you can do for yourself in preparing for the midterm
by Alexis 3F
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

Going to the workshops are honestly the most helpful thing you can do for yourself in preparing for the midterm
by Alexis 3F
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Degenerate orbitals
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Degenerate orbitals

Degenerate orbitals represent elements where the s, p, d, and f orbitals all have the same energies. For example, hydrogen is degenerate because of the fact it has only one electron, so all the values of "l" in it's orbitals are the same, as well as the principle quantum number n which is ...
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Format
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Midterm Format

Thank you for this
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm Length
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: Midterm Length

I think it might also depend on which TA you have
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Topics
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Midterm Topics

Thank you so much for this - this question has kind of been unclear in the lectures.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

For me, studying is most effective when I'm in a quiet area (like The Study at Hedrick, lol) and I usually skim through the textbook lessons as well as the notes I take in class. I also look over some notes from my high school AP Chem notebook if any of the topics we learned are something I went ov...
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Advice from a Medical Student - Part II [ENDORSED]
Replies: 177
Views: 13551

Re: Advice from a Medical Student - Part II [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much this was so helpful
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 17
Views: 276

Re: Midterm

I have the same question but I think it's one of those things that will become clearer as we get closer to the midterm.. depending on how much material we end up covering?
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

The workshops and the step-up sessions have been helpful in approaching problems and reviewing topics that I find confusing. I also go on YouTube when I haven't completely grasped the concepts, but I would strongly recommend to go to office hours for your TA as well. I AGREE!! Workshops are actuall...
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Bohr Frequency Condition, H-Atom , Atomic Spectroscopy
Topic: Best Way To Study?
Replies: 56
Views: 1178

Re: Best Way To Study?

Go to the workshops offered too!! I go to a few every week and have found that they're super helpful
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1880

Re: Advice for studying

I've been attending the workshops a few times a week and it's made suchhhh a positive improvement!!!!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Grades
Replies: 18
Views: 407

Re: Grades

This was helpful thank y'all
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Any Easy Way
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Any Easy Way

Y'all are so helpful thank you so much for this
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Writing Out Reactions
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Writing Out Reactions

Yes eventually, I remember one of the UA's told me we would need to remember some reactions for 14B, but I'm pretty sure that's only later on, and for now Lavelle will give us formulas and reactions (other than combustion, I think we need to know that one).
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Heisenberg Indeterminacy (Uncertainty) Equation
Topic: Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Advice

Thank you so much ! This is helpful
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Test 1
Replies: 5
Views: 168

Re: Test 1

Thank you so much!! That list was actually helpful
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: What's the matter?
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: What's the matter?

I'm not 100% sure.. but I doubt we will need to include that I think it's just there for reference, and not actually essential to solving the problem itself.
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Molar Mass
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: Molar Mass

Yes! You can find it for reference or practice on his class website too
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Accuracy, Precision, Mole, Other Definitions
Topic: Naming Formulas
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Naming Formulas

As far as I know, we will be receiving the formulas for tests throughout 14A but I've read replies on here from other students emphasizing that it's good to gain familiarity with more "common" formulas like sodium carbonate, glucose, etc.. as you prepare for 14B
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]
Replies: 217
Views: 115289

Re: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much for this; as a student interested in pre-health, I found this advice very helpful!
by Alexis 3F
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]
Replies: 217
Views: 115289

Re: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much for this; as a student interested in pre-health, I found this advice very helpful!

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