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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by zbruinz, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. zbruinz

    zbruinz Member 10+ Year Member

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    I have a midterm next Monday.

    Pray for me? :scared:
     
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  3. alicias108

    alicias108 2+ Year Member

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    As long as you pray for me and my final on Monday?
     
  4. drzuggie

    drzuggie 2+ Year Member

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    "This too shall pass..."
     
  5. bluesTank

    bluesTank Zombie 5+ Year Member

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    Of all the chemistry classes I have taken (I am a chemistry major) I enjoyed organic the most by far. It might have been my prof though, he was a bad ass.
     
  6. Quix

    Quix Herr Professor Moderator Emeritus 2+ Year Member

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    Organic Chemistry is voodoo witchcraft. Sacrificing a chicken at midnight is the *real* Diels-Alder mechanism.
     
  7. tredici

    tredici Member 7+ Year Member

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    I liked it a lot. I don't remember anything. But I enjoyed it.
     
  8. notaroche

    notaroche 2+ Year Member

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    I like it as much as chick on chick action.
     
  9. brianmartin

    brianmartin 10+ Year Member

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    Organic was brutal but I liked it.
     
  10. Doctormo24

    Doctormo24 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    I enjoyed Organic 1 this semester more than General Chem. Not to say it was easy because it def wasnt but I enjoyed it. Just finished my final exam yesterday, whew!
     
  11. degoo_

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    Organic gave me 3-D imagination. I used to use the balls and sticks, which were permitted on the tests, to find enantiomers and other organic thingies. By the end, I could rotate, shift and move objects in my mind so much better. Made masturbation a lot more interesting.
     
  12. Davjc2009

    Davjc2009 2+ Year Member

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    Hell yeah! REAL life application!
     
  13. TheGreatHunt

    TheGreatHunt High Performance 7+ Year Member

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    ROFL, nice touch with the use of rotation.

    I do like Organic Chem though, my professor rocked.
     
  14. boulux

    boulux Member 7+ Year Member

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    :laugh:
     
  15. blargh

    blargh Banned Banned

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    i'm curious... is calling it "orgo" or "ochem" a regional thing? i've only known west-coasters who say ochem and east-coasters who say orgo.
     
  16. TPROrgoTutor2

    TPROrgoTutor2 2+ Year Member

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    I say orgo, Im east coast.
     
  17. mikeinsd

    mikeinsd predictably unpredictable 2+ Year Member

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    orgo doesnt make sense... the last o?

    ochem is where it is at, however ;) (i had sweet teachers, i know others who took it at ucsd from other teachers who hated it)
     
  18. dabiophyz

    dabiophyz 2+ Year Member

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    I loved orgo. I don't know if I was just easy compared to biochem that same semester, or the great prof, but it was my favorite class.
     
  19. degoo_

    degoo_ 2+ Year Member

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    Biochem is wayyy better
     
  20. variablistic

    variablistic 5+ Year Member

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    If you actually like thinking and developing problem-solving ability, o-chem is better.

    Biochem fans are the people who think memorizing without understanding the mechanism is going to get them places.
     
  21. SB100

    SB100 7+ Year Member

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    Same, but it's almost over for me!
     
  22. vincikai

    vincikai Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    i love it, i love orgo so much i want to help my prof out and lecture it lol :love:
     
  23. paranoid_eyes

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    zbruinz, i have the same midterm. hahaha i have a feeling hardinger is gonna pwn us.

    anyways good luck!!:luck:
     
  24. MedChic

    MedChic Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    ummm yea. i just crammed about 50 mechanisms into my brain and twice as many reactions in 14 hours straight more or less, slept 5, and then did 6 more hrs all for one freakin' exam.
    Piece of advice - do not do this unless you're nuts or well, you'll end up nuts :rolleyes:

    Please don't talk to me about liking orgo or I'll vomit.
     
  25. thirsty4chicken

    thirsty4chicken New Member 2+ Year Member

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    I actually really liked orgo. All the little drawings of molecules are sooo cute!!:love:

    MedChic: :barf: :barf: :barf:
     
  26. novawildcat

    novawildcat Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    i guess i like ochem since i do it to make a living.
     
  27. Kfire326

    Kfire326 7+ Year Member

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    orgo...east coast
     
  28. lina123321

    lina123321 ralph: im a unitard 5+ Year Member

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    over the rainbow
    :thumbup: :thumbup: "ochem" sounds so weird...
     
  29. brianmartin

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    what is up with east coast people, I don't get it. "orgo" ?

    You say "gen chem" right? Would you call that "genero"?
     
  30. SB100

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    we say orgo because every other science course many of us take ends in 'o' (bio, physio, immuno, micro, yada yada)
     
  31. variablistic

    variablistic 5+ Year Member

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    yes because we say gen chemo, anato, analytico, physico, geneto, calculo, stato, diffo equato, physico chemo, quanto mecho, inorgo, moleculo...

    Do I have to go on?

    O-chem.
     
  32. BlackSails

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    Orgo. O-chem just sounds silly.
     
  33. zbruinz

    zbruinz Member 10+ Year Member

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    gluck to you too!
     
  34. gobluegirl

    gobluegirl 10+ Year Member

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    Nobody says "ochem" here...it's definitely orgo
     
  35. blargh

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    wow, i had no idea people were so divided on ochem vs. orgo.

    by the way, i am a firm supporter of ochem. orgo sounds retarded.

    gchem, ochem, ichem, pchem
     
  36. BlackSails

    BlackSails 2+ Year Member

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    gen chem, orgo, pchem, biochem, statmech
     
  37. DeadCactus

    DeadCactus SDN Lifetime Donor Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Ochem down here...
     
  38. salmanjafri

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    Organic Chemistry, how about that? :)
     
  39. SB100

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    Well moleculo/geneto is all under "bio" for us. As for the rest, few if not any pre-meds at my school take, except gen chem and calc of course.:D
     
  40. MossPoh

    MossPoh Textures intrigue me 7+ Year Member

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    We say ochem here. (East Coast). I call it orgasmic chemistry....but don't we all share that feeling?
     
  41. DblHelix

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    Yeah, and that took you like what? 2 seconds to say? Some of us have places to go my friend, we don't have a lifetime to waste on two words

    I'd be happy to call O-chem/Orgo 'the OC'...

    "My class in the OC is so hard"

    "I hate the OC"

    "I wish the OC wasn't so conceptual"
     
  42. whoisthedrizzle

    whoisthedrizzle 2+ Year Member

    fixed.
     
  43. RayhanS1282

    RayhanS1282 perpetually percolated 10+ Year Member

    Orgo was the science class I had the most difficulty with and the one I liked the most.

    I have no idea what this o-chem is that these kids speak of...bah!!!
     

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