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Research Group Members

Research Group Members

Current Group Members Robert Donaldson (Spring 2020 – present) Alivia Fann (Spring 2020 – present) Mitchell Lutey (Spring 2021 – present)  Past Group Members (UTC Graduation year in parenthesis, departmental honors thesis indicated by asterisk) Samantha Sweck (Spring 2019 – Fall 2020) Elizabeth Zuy (Spring 2018 –┬áSpring 2020)* Cintly Guzman-Hernandez (2018)* Falander Lamar Houston (2017) Peyton Scott (2017) Myranda DeMailly (2017) Katherine Adorati (2016)* Jay Patel (2016) Veronica Hubble (2014) Jessica Murray (2014)* Joshua Justice (2013)* Amy Balestrino (2012)* Katherine…

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Chemistry 1110 Practice Tests

Chemistry 1110 Practice Tests

This page contains old tests given by Dr. Potts since Spring 2003. They do not necessarily reflect the material that will be on your test, but they should give you some idea of how her tests are written. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the files. Spring 2016 (Book: Burdge and Overby) Test 1 and Test 1 Solution Key Test 2 and Test 2 Solution Key Test 3 and Test 3 Solution Key Test 4 and Test 4 Solution Key Spring 2013 (Book: Burdge and Overby) Test 1 and Test 1…

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How to Handle Test Anxiety

How to Handle Test Anxiety

First off, I want you to know that you are not alone. The majority of students at UTC experience some degree of anxiety when test-taking. It is important to recognize the common signs of test anxiety and use relaxation methods that are unique to handle your stress. Here are a couple of my own suggestions for combating test anxiety before general chemistry test. I would like to remind you that my Ph.D. is in chemistry, not in psychology. Preparation: chemistry…

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How to Succeed in Chemistry

How to Succeed in Chemistry

Talking about chemistry usually ilicits groans from the general public. It is my belief that most people can succeed in chemistry, but success comes with a price. The price of success includes dedication, hard work and of course the right attitude and study habits! Below you will find some suggestions for success in my class. NOTE: If you do not have the math skills to enroll in Chemistry 1110 , you need to drop my class. You are sabotaging yourself before you even start…

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