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CHEM03552 months ago

I like this class, and I like Cotts. Pretty straightforward in how information is conveyed, just go to lectures and the occasional office hours and you'll be fine. Problem sets are graded mostly on effort, exams are take home. Solid class all around, average difficulty for sure.

4hrs / week Average difficulty Average value Would take again
CHEM03552 months ago

Weekly problem sets require visiting TA hours or Office hours, reading is helpful but not necessary. He teaches directly from the slides so that material is always there to reference if wanted. He is super helpful if you utilize office hours and work through problem sets in a group. Ben is really great and grades 75% on completion and 25% on correction of two select problems.

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkEasy Grading
10hrs / week Average difficulty Above average value Would take again
FYSE10522 months ago

This was a great First Year Seminar. It was very chill and mostly consisted of short essays, with one longer essay at the end. Projects were pretty spaces out. Work outside of class was usually short articles and occasionally a 1-2 hour podcast, which we usually talked about in class. Ben is super understanding and flexible with extensions and passionate about his work.

Slow-PacedEasy GradingProject Exams
2hrs / week Low difficulty High value Would take again
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