Survival Guide to Organic Chemistry

Organic chemistry is making you lose your sleep? Well, then this is just the category for you! In my Survival Guide to Organic Chemistry I go over the important tips to make organic chemistry not only manageable but also enjoyable so you can do your absolute best!

Must-Know Reactions of Carboxylic Acids

Carboxylic acid functional group is very common in organic synthesis and in biochemical processes. Thus, knowing the reactions of carboxylic acids is a must for anyone who wants to master organic chemistry. Acid-Base Properties of Carboxylic Acids Carboxylic acids are, well, acids 😀 so they tend to dissociate giving a proton/hydronium ion and a corresponding …

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What Is the Difference Between a Good Question and a Bad Question?

Imagine yourself doing your homework or reading the textbook and something doesn’t make sense. What would you probably do in such a case? Correct—ask your teacher. Next day you go to school, go to your teacher’s office hours or visit with them after the class, you ask your question and… you get an answer… not …

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