organic chem 1

  1. S

    Failing Organic Chemistry?

    So I'm currently in Orgo 1. I have failed the first two tests (56 and 55- the class avg was a 64 and 65). I have one test (each are worth 20%) and a final (35%) left with a 5% participation grade left as well. I dont know what to do. Should I drop or continue through? Do you think I could still...
  2. Rick Harrison

    Organic Chemistry in the Summer?

    Hey everyone, I am a freshman attending a small university with about 2,000 students and so far I don't like my school at all. I haven't found any clubs I am interested in and I can't relate to many of the students here because a large majority only came to school for athletics. Because my...
  3. clr12

    Organic Chemistry Requirement?

    Hi guys, for the schools that only require one semester of organic chemistry with a lab should it be the class titled Organic Chemistry 1? I'm trying to take some classes over the summer and they offer one called Foundations of Organic Chemistry which would work so much better with my schedule...
  4. Kuzcoo

    Thoughts on year long plan?

    Hi, I'm currently a freshman and it's my second semester in college. I have some question in regards to taking Organic Chemistry and Physics. From what I researched, Organic Chemistry and Physics is a problem for many pre-med students, and I wonder if it’s smart to have some space between these...
  5. kkilla

    What do I do now?

    Alright. So, I currently don't believe I am a hopeless pre-med [yet] but I just finished a pretty rough semester. While my final grades have not come in yet, I am expecting about a 3.0 GPA. I'm getting ahead of myself; I am majoring in Biological Engineering. My current cumulative GPA is a...
  6. B

    Too stupid for med school/science?

    Hi, so I'm new to this thread although I've kind of lurked for a while. I'm not really asking for sympathy with this thread, just advice. I'm a fall semester sophomore, and I'm taking organic chemistry at the moment. Chemistry has always been my most difficult subject, and I devote the most...
  7. N

    How high of a priority are labs in undergrad?

    Hello, everyone. I am currently taking Organic Chemistry Lec/Lab, Anatomy&Physiology Lec/Lab, and Cell Biology Lec/Lab. I am doing well in all of my lectures but I have been giving less time to prepping for all of my labs/studying for pre-lab quizzes since they are worth only 1 credit each and...
  8. G

    What to expect for Organic chemistry this fall?

    I'm finishing up Chem 2 this week, and 4.00ed both Chem 1 and 2 and thought both have been straight forward so far. How would I manage with Orgo this fall? Chem 2 is a lot of math and I heard Orgo is no math but just conceptual questions so whats the best strategy to 4.00 it? I have bio2 and...
  9. S

    What classes should I take with Organic Chem 1?

    This coming fall semester, I will be in 16 credits and am wondering if this is too much to take with organic 1. 1. Elementary Statistics (required by major and pre-med 2. Human Physiology + lab (major class; it's a biology class) 3. Organic Chem 1 (pre-med requirement) 4. Kinesiology 202...
  10. A

    Taking a Hybrid Class for Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Rec.

    Hey... I was wondering if anyone knows if the University of South Carolina's (Columbia) Pharmacy program accepts Hybrid classes for a Pre-Rec requirement? The only option available for Organic I at the community college I am attending is a hybrid class. The lab/tests would be in person, but...
  11. BabyBombers24

    Destroyer'15 Q27 Most Stable Newman

    In the 2015 DAT DESTROYER Q. 27 This question requires you to determine the most stable Newman, and I get that the answer is E bc the Gauche interactions between Br-Br isn't as reactive as Br-CH3, but in the solution it says that between B and D (eclipsed models), B. is MOST UNSTABLE (Br-Br...
  12. F

    Medical Scribe

    Hi, I recently accepted a position as a full time Medical Scribe that will require me to work 4 times per week. I am graduating from undergrad next month and I plan on applying to PA schools this time next year. I still need a few classes/I am planning on retaking one or two. I have been...
  13. P

    TA is a Harsh Grader?

    I'm a sophomore pre-med (just decided on the pre-med track.) My GPA's at a 3.6 right now bc I was pretty bad with time management last year, so I've been hoping to bump it up this semester. But I'm really worried about my O Chem lab grade. My TA is a really harsh grader. At first, I didn't...
  14. G

    Studying Habits Normal Or Abnormal?

    I am a junior in college. Organic Chemistry I / Lab Physics I / Lab Calculus Abnormal Psychology Developmental Psychology I'm in class 9AM-6PM almost every day. I have organic lab twice a week and physics lab once a week. I have 3 typed lab reports due every week, and pre labs due, as well as...
  15. A

    What should I do?... Grades? Graduate school? No choices?

    I'm a senior undergrad, I was suppose to graduate May 2016 but my grades and not enough course hours are holding me till December)who has always been academically driven and and focused student,but things changed when I got into college, I'm not a partier, I'm not even very social other than in...
  16. M

    is no credit an F?

    Hi The first time I took Organic Chemistry in 2010 I received a grade of NC. During this time, my advisor told me that AMCAS will count the grade as an F. I took time off from being pre-med and re-took the class and got an A. Would you happen to know whether AMCAS counts NC as an F? I found...
  17. Tea Leaf

    Organic Chemistry

    Hi guys! So I need some advice. I am signing up for classes- late, because I had a financial hold on my account that I just cleared, and am having trouble getting in to Organic Chemistry. There are 3 slots with different professors: 8:15 AM - 9:10 AM with Professor M on MWF: FULL 4:15 PM-...
  18. The Dude....

    Organic Chem - Pre-MD: Organic Chem for Biology Major or Organic Chem for Chemistry Majors...???

    Alright gentleman, Got a dilemma. Signing up for organic chem...only problem is my university has two. One set for Biology majors and another more in-depth for Chemistry majors. Which one do I take? If the chemistry major one isn't required for MD schools then I would like to take the one for...
  19. R

    Organic chemistry 1 and intro Biochemistry together

    First off, sorry if this has been posted, after some searching I can not find much on this subject and would like some opinions on it. I am planning to take ogranic chemistry 1 and biochemistry together. My adviser said with good study habits it was feasible so I agreed to it. I did however...