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Failing Chem

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I've passed all my science classes with A's or B's and Chemistry by far has been the worst of the worst for me. I'm currently failing the class and I have about three weeks till the final exam. So far I haven't done all too well. I thought about dropping the class and receiving a W but of course I didn't. I went to tutoring sessions at the library, made flashcards, and I even practiced the problems at work. NOTHING... I can't seem to understand it at all. I don't know if it's the professor and his power points but his lectures aren't great at all. All I can do right now is finish the class and fail.. My school has a grade forgiveness program and I am planning to take it again with a different professor but I'm worried that this grade will affect my possibilities of going to nursing school? I'm a wreck and I'm feeling like a big time failure... I've never ever failed a class in college/university.

I have failed numerous classes in college and took them again with a different teacher and passed with A's and B's. Just do what you have to do to pass and the rest will follow.

If youre failing with only 3 weeks left, then you should have taken the W and withdrawn from the class. However, since you didnt, you need to do everything in your power to finish the semester on a strong note. Speak to your classmates, and ask them how they are studying. If youre struggling with a particular concept, ask your professor for help.

If you can still drop with a W, then do so.

FutureNurseInfo

Has 1 years experience.

What kind of chem is it? I am asking is because for me, general chem was a lot of application, and calculation. Organic chemistry is more about synthesis, evaluation, - just understanding the functional groups in organic chemistry and how they interact in and outside the body. For general chemistry I studied end of chapter problems and it really helped. For organic chemistry it is all about understanding part-part-whole connections. For example, amino acids --> proteins --> enzymes --> different kinds of enzymes --> what they do in the body and how they do it.