Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"At this session, the student and I reviewed her most recent exam as well as the first exam. The most recent exam covered elimination and substitution reactions and various reactions with alkenes and alkyne. She struggled the most with reactions and understanding which products a reactant with the catalysts would be. With some more work reviewing the mechanisms and rules for each reaction, she should be better capable of completing such problems on the final. The first exam covered naming of alkanes and functional groups, determining strong/ weak acids/ bases, and being able to draw Lewis structures. On this test, she struggled most with determining if a molecule would be a strong or weak acid/ base. After explaining the fundamentals and concepts behind determining strong or weak and practicing a few from the test, I believe she better understood. She needs to spend quite a bit of time reviewing her old exams and studying new material before taking the final."
"We covered redox reactions and gas laws. He mainly struggled with the concept of oxidation states, but it was clarified with examples."
"The student and I worked on calorimetry and phase change problems. After the session, I emailed her some practice problems."