Dr. Lyle Isaacs
UMD University of Maryland, College Park Spring 2024
Contact me for tutoring right now, and you'll learn the best strategies for Dr. Isaacs's notoriously difficult exams, which resources to use while studying, and help you build confidence with CHEM 241's material.
Dr. Isaacs's Exam Style
CHEM 241 Points Breakdown
Where Do These Stats Come From?
My stats are based on actual exam/final averages and curves cutoffs from the most recent semester he taught CHEM 241.
10.79% Drop Rate.
Midterms: 3 x 150 Points (450 Points) / Final: 300 Points
Study Tips for CHEM 241 Exams
Plan ahead at least 2 weeks. Study by chapter so you absorb in digestible chunks.
Re-do a problem 5 times - this helps cement your knowledge, and recall it under high pressure testing environment.
Get Help Early
Work with a tutor, find a study group, or talk to your professor if you get stuck.
Why Tutor with Me for Dr. Isaacs's CHEM 241?
Study the Right Resources - 2 curriculum switches occurred within UMD's chemistry department within the last 5 years. Past exams may not be relevant to your current exam, so you'll have to be careful. Tutor with me to gain knowledge in HOW to study for Dr. Isaacs CHEM 241 exams, and avoid wasting time focusing on the wrong material.
Tech Savvy Tutor - I know the ins and outs of online meeting software, like Zoom, Webex, and Join.me. I'll easily fix your tech issues as well to ensure our session runs smoothly.
Learn to Sound Smart with Your Professor - Learn how to shine among your peers by visiting office hours often with "smart" questions ready in hand - I'll teach you how and what questions to ask and get the most out of 1-on-1 face time during Dr. Isaacs's office hours.
Learn The Source of Exam Questions - Learn where Dr. Isaacs sources his exam and homework questions. ~50% of professors do not make their own exam questions.