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MATH01223 days ago

This class was a fever dream. Attendance is not taken, and homework is not a component of the final grade, so I did not spend any time doing a single homework assignment. Because of this, the class was no work at all for about three weeks until the day before an exam when I would decide to review. The tests were very straightforward. They were also untimed, so I would always take my sweet time to complete them without feeling any pressure. I made an appearance in the class maybe once every two weeks, and from the ones I went to, lectures seemed informative, but sometimes there did not seem to really be an order to them. Also, one time I went, and there was a random man teaching instead of Olinick, so you never know what is waiting for you in his classroom. Olinick was also very nice, accommodating, and passionate about the material.

This class was a fever dream. Attendance is not taken, and homework is not a component of the final grade, so I did not spend any time doing a single homework assignment. Because of this, the class was no work at all for about three weeks until the day before an exam when I would decide to review. The tests were very straightforward. …Read more

Fair Grading
1hrs / week Some difficulty Extremely high value Would take again
MATH033229 days ago

Elementary topology was an extremely heavy in proof writing course: most if not every class followed the structure of we would write a proof in our house and bring it to class where we could present it. The professor then evaluated you based off of the correctness and efficiency of the proofs you chose to present.

Chill and RelaxedFair GradingNo Exams
3hrs / week Low difficulty Above average value Would take again
MATH0223last month

Olinick is a very nice person, but as a professor he does not teach very well. Most of the material we were expected to learn on our own from the textbook (which did not make sense and did not correlate with online resources) and in class all we did were examples. I learned most of the material in this class from the internet and the solutions to the homework problems.

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkFair Grading
3hrs / week Extremely difficulty Average value Would not take again
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