Okay, I feel like I've got a handle on all my classes' finals but CHEM! I'm almost in tears doing the "pre-final". I really thought I knew this stuff. Our prof has the mercy to give us a "pretest" before each real test so we have a clue what he'll cover on the real thing. Well, his prefinal is 25 pages of worked problems (which means all math). So I sit down the other day, fail miserably and think..."hmm, maybe I'm just not in the mood". So I pick it up again a day later...same thing.
Today I went to the library and did about 10 pages of it. Felt pretty good. Now I'm working on the next 15 pages and I'm almost bawling. If I don't get a C+ in this class, I'm doomed! I have to take it this summer with a HORRIBLE chem teacher. Which means 17 chapters in 6 wks. I can't take another chem class. CANNOT! At this point I'd rather drop out of nursing and flip hamburgers than to suffer another semester of chemistry.
HOW can this ONE class keep me from my dream???????? That just ticks me off more than anyone will ever know. I'm not dumb! Heck, if I were, could I pull off all A's my first time back to college? But can I "get" chem, heck no! ACK!
I've got an appt with a fellow nursing student who's taken this (tomorrow) so hopefully he can shed some light before I jump off the chem cliff.
Deep down inside I just want to kick some chemistry butt but I just am so tired I can't phathom relearning all the problems that I'm not "getting" in two days!
Mind you, I have an 81.5 % average right now. Our prof curves as he goes...so there will be no curve at the end. This final alone is worth 250 or 700 points! :imbar :imbar
Thanks for getting this far, if you did. :chuckle