Best Way To Study?

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ELu 1J
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Best Way To Study?

Postby ELu 1J » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:37 pm

Hi, here's a question for those who have had Lavelle previously: what method of studying for exams did you find most effective? Doing all of the assigned textbook problems or sapling problems or other things? Thanks for sharing :)

Daniel Honeychurch1C
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Daniel Honeychurch1C » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:49 pm

Hi, I usually look over all my lecture notes and do as many practice problems from the textbook that I can.

Hailey Kim 4G
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Hailey Kim 4G » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:54 pm

I found the UA learning sessions to be the most helpful to prepare for the tests. It is also beneficial to do as many of the homework problems as you can.

SMIYAZAKI_1B
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby SMIYAZAKI_1B » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:56 pm

I personally also look through the lecture notes and examples that we have done during class. With some of the math problems like Ka calculation and so on, you would like to try doing some practice problems from the book he assigned; however, majority, as the person before stated, I tend to study off of lecture notes.

Sally Qiu 2E
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Sally Qiu 2E » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:16 pm

the examples done in lectures are the most accurate representations of what show up in exams. Make sure you thoroughly understand the concepts behind each example so that you are able to recognize what steps to take when you encounter a similar problem on an exam.

Jasmine Fendi 1D
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Jasmine Fendi 1D » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:30 pm

In addition to doing the homework problems in the textbook, I found all of the workshop sessions very helpful :)

JohannaPerezH2F
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby JohannaPerezH2F » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:23 am

the best way to study i have found is to do all the hw problems and to go over the learning objectives. Also, go through your notes, but definitely apply the concepts to problems.

Celine 1F
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Celine 1F » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:22 am

Going to UA sessions help out a lot! Doing the assigned book problems ahead of time can help with the tests too.

Nohemi Garcia 1L
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Nohemi Garcia 1L » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:19 pm

Doing all the homework problems does help in terms of practice. I also got a lot of help through peer learning sessions, as they were able to give a lot more practice and were able to clear up a lot of the material.

005384106
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby 005384106 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:25 pm

I find making flash cards helps me understand concepts and memorize them easier.

ELu 1J
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby ELu 1J » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:48 pm

Thank you all for so many helpful suggestions! I will definitely start looking into going to the UA sessions because I forgot those existed :)

Lizette Noriega 1H
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Lizette Noriega 1H » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:58 pm

I would definitely recommend the UA sessions. For extra practice and better understanding, I would recommend "The Organic Chemistry Tutor" on Youtube because he explains concepts in addition to working through examples. Overall, try to stay on track with the homework and understand them as you do them so that you feel ready when exams arrive. Good luck! (:

Keerthana Sivathasan 2E
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Keerthana Sivathasan 2E » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:32 pm

I would definitely say doing all the textbook problems and reading the textbook helps a lot. Sapling is great for review before tests and midterms, too. UA and TA sessions are great if and whenever you need help.

Jamie Hwang 2F
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Re: Best Way To Study?

Postby Jamie Hwang 2F » Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:15 am

Sometimes the tests, including midterm and final, will include stuff that was only mentioned in lecture so I would pay attention to what diagrams or specific examples were in the lecture notes as well.


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