I Failed Organic Chemistry. What should I do next?

February 15, 2021

I Failed Organic Chemistry. Now what do I do?

Alright, so you did not make it through organic chemistry the first time or you are failing organic chemistry as you read this article.

You might be thinking to yourself "maybe I should change careers", that is one way out of this problem. However, we believe at PDAFL that there is always a fighting chance.

Schools that require organic chemistry as a pre-requisite

  • Medical school
  • Pharmacy school
  • Veterinarian School
  • Dental School

As you can see from the list above most pre-professional programs in health care fields require organic chemistry before you can even think to apply to their school. The objective for most students is just to pass organic chemistry and move on to the next subject. Therein lies the problem with succeeding in organic chemistry.

A majority of high-end health career fields require organic chemistry

So if you need to get into one of your health programs you will most likely have to take organic chemistry so why not try to use every resource available (www.pdafl.org/mycourses).

They say "there is a time and place for everything in life" why not make this the time and place to ace organic chemistry.
Should I take organic chemistry again?

The short answer is yes. However, you will need to explore other educational tools in order to successfully pass or I dare say crush organic chemistry. Using PDAFL PRO is a good way to start practicing problems and seeing the 3d nature of molecules and compounds. Like the molecule character below.

How do I get started with studying organic chemistry?

First, you have to realize that studying chemistry is not about memorization. Several individuals will tell you otherwise and if that were the case most people would not have a problem passing organic chemistry. However, there are thousands of students that fail organic chemistry and wonder what they could have done differently. Here some steps to get you started below.

  1. Go to www.pdafl.org/mycourses and sign up for organic chemistry for all
  2. Find a place that will not distract you (Not in front of a TV)
  3. Go through the PDAFL guidance videos once on PDAFL PRO
  4. Start practicing problems.

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