Fall semester? Too much? Not enough?

  1. 0 I'm taking Physiology, Organic Chemistry, and some sort of silly music appreciation course (it's my last "fluffy" course.) I tackled Anatomy and Intro Chem in the same semester and did fine.
    My issue is: I really need to get Statistics done, should I add it? Or is Organic Chemistry really that much more challenging than Intro? Is Stats really a monster? Any input would be awesome
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  4. Visit  Mandy0728} profile page
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    It depends I'm your work sched & if you have a family as well. I'd say add it!
  5. Visit  i♥words} profile page
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    Statistics wasn't bad at all for me. I mean, if you really hate math then you might have some trouble, but it is not too difficult.
  6. Visit  SopranoKris} profile page
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    It depends. I took Chem & Stats this semester and it was HARD doing both because of the shear volume of work. I currently have an A in Stats and a B in Chem. Hoping to bring the Chem up to an A with the next exam Our school has Chem Lab as a separate class. The lab is very easy (have an A in that class), but lecture is a KILLER!
  7. Visit  Alisonisayoshi} profile page
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    I don't work but I do have kids, and yes math is a tougher subject for me (I have good study habits for it and can pass with A's but it takes me more work than the next person I think). I think I'm going to go for it, at least look over the syllabi for all the classes and if the sheer volume seems to much I will drop the stats before my schools drop date. Thanks so much for the advice. Much appreciated to all!
  8. Visit  5 meals} profile page
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    Quote from SopranoKris
    It depends. I took Chem & Stats this semester and it was HARD doing both because of the shear volume of work. I currently have an A in Stats and a B in Chem. Hoping to bring the Chem up to an A with the next exam Our school has Chem Lab as a separate class. The lab is very easy (have an A in that class), but lecture is a KILLER!
    My labs for ochem were very time consuming, not like intro & general chem.
  9. Visit  5 meals} profile page
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    Alison, are you taking real organic chemistry, or the general, biological & organic chemistry version that nurses take?
  10. Visit  Alisonisayoshi} profile page
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    No I took general already I need real O Chem for my the BSN programs I want.
  11. Visit  5 meals} profile page
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    I found real organic chemistry to be easier for me than general chemistry because it made sense of what was learned in general chem. It was the ochem lab that really ate up my time. I strongly recommend having a small study group to do the lab reports.

    Stats was really easy for me, but I took it online and I'm a wizard with Excel. I'd set up my spreadsheets for the practice questions, and them all I had to do was adjust the numbers and some columns & rows for the tests.
  12. Visit  NS Bubbly26} profile page
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    I haven't taken organic chemistry yet but stats wasn't bad at all. In fact, I ended up taking two classes for stats and did fine. I think you'll be okay if you focus on the class.
  13. Visit  ROMANTakesOver} profile page
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    I am taking Stats now, I currently have a B in the course. It honestly isn't that bad, you should be fine.
  14. Visit  mswtruth} profile page
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    I find o chem to be challenging but in a different way than general chem. Its not so much about numbers but more about decoding the puzzles of the extensive compounds and understanding how they react under certain processes. If you are not a math person you may find it easier but there is just as much memorization involved if not more. I am not a math person and find I'm doing much better than my classmates who are more math oriented.

    This semester I've loaded myself up with 15 units... 3 sciences with two labs and half a math class. Its been hard but I'm able to do it. Its not been easy as I have a 3 yr old and work part time online but if you stay dedicated and stick to your study schedule you'll be fine. I'm close to getting straight As this semester so its given myself a lot of confidence that I can take physiology and anatomy together in the fall...

    You can do it!
  15. Visit  Alisonisayoshi} profile page
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    I talked to my General Chemistry Lab Instructor today, she feels its doable with the lab work she has seen out of me. And I'm amazing with Excel so if that helps at all with Stats I have a huge advantage! Ok I'm doing it! Nobody ever said college was easy right?


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