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Abby M.

Lee University

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Marie B.

Florida Atlantic U.

Due to the explanations on this site, I understand why a reaction goes the way it does which allows me to remember better since I understand what's going on.

Courtney E.

Central Washington University

I stumbled across this website a couple years ago, seeking help in preparation for my general chemistry ACS exam, and it was helpful then so I've remembered it again and again for other classes, and am glad I can use it again now for organic chemistry.

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Augusta U.

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Ben N.

Virginia Commonwealth University

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LaMar University

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Gonzaga

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Chemistry Olympiad

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Fordham U.

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University of South Florida

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Utah State University

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Binghampton U.

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Wayne State University

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Colorado State University

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Penn State University

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Saint Louis University

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Cal State East Bay

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St. Joseph's University

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Simon Fraser University

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Wright State University

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East Los Angeles College

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University of Buffalo

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Duke U.

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University of Pittsburgh

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McMurdo Station, Antarctica

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University of Connecticut

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Kailey N.

California State University Long Beach

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Cincinnati Public High School

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West Chester University

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