This class was tough.
Dr. Savage is not only a brilliant scientist, but a very talented educator. He explains the 'why' behind the concepts we learn, which turns Organic Chemistry from a memorization nightmare to an edifying look into the world around us. OChem can be doable! He allowed the class to be guided by student's questions-- even in a class of 250+ students, he encouraged frequent questions. He recognizes that students learn more when they take accountability for their own learning.
I learned about several chemical processes in the food I eat. I also feel confident in my ability to predict products from many different reactants-- that make me feel powerful!
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Advice for students:
You won't learn without DOING practice problems over and over again, with pencil and paper.