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UPCOMING REVIEW SESSIONS

CHEM 210

- Friday, February 15th: 4-6pm, 112 Borland (Obi)

- Monday, February 18th: 5-8pm, 111 Wartik (Obi)

PHYS 211

- Sunday, February 24th: 1-3pm, 117 Osmond (Emily)

CHEM 110

- Sunday, February 24th, 4-7pm, 117 Osmond (Taylor)

GSG Employment - Spring 2019

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Group leader! We currently have the following vacancies: PHYS 250 - Please visit https://psu.jobs/job/84150 to learn more about the position and to apply; ECON 102 and CHEM 210 - the position posting can be found here: https://psu.jobs/job/84590

Click here for the full GSG session schedule.  Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours or stop by departmental resource rooms (e.g,, Chemistry Resource Room in 211 Whitmore, Physics Learning Resource Room in 207 Osmond, etc.).

Tutorial assistance for the courses below can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG) during the fall and spring semesters.  GSG sessions are free and are led two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course.  Click on the "Study Groups" tab for detailed information.

CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (3)
Basic concepts and quantitative relations.

CHEM 112-Chemical Principals II (3)
Reaction rates and chemical kinetics, catalysis, acid-base equilibria, the pH scale, common-ion effect, acid-base titrations, factors that affect solubility, buffers, chemical thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction reactions, oxidation numbers, voltaic cells, batteries, corrosion, electrolysis, chemistry of the nonmetals such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, halogens, noble gases, transition metals, modern materials, alloys and metallurgy, nuclear chemistry, fission and fusion. 

CHEM 210 - Organic Chemistry I (3)
Bonding theories for organic molecules; stereochemistry and conformational analysis; reactions (and mechanisms) of alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, aromatics, alcohols, and ethers), organic reaction mechanisms focusing on electrophiles and nucleophiles, and aromaticity.  

PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (0)  
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton's laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.  

PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.  

PHYS 250  - Introductory Physics I (0) 
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.

PHYS 251  - Introductory Physics II (0) 
Selected topics in light, electricity, and magnetism.

Other On-Campus Resources:

Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring locally for students who take their courses. Some departments also provide private tutor lists. So if you do not find exactly what you need, please ask your classmates and instructors if they know how you can find available tutors.

Helpful Links:

Contact Information:


Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Scholar in Residence - Learning Communities
Office Location:  212A Boucke
814-863-6313 or bed156@psu.edu

Dr. Kaitlin Quigley
Coordinator, Guided Study Groups Program
Office Location: 212B Boucke
814-865-6779 or kag317@psu.edu

Gerald Hinerman
Guided Study Groups Math Coordinator
Office Location:  212 Boucke
814-863-8183 or gqh5126@psu.edu


814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)

  


 

Subject Sessions

CoursesDay/TimeLocationTutor/LeaderAvailable From
CHEM 210Sun 6:00pm-7:30pm106 OsmondObi3/17/2019 to 4/21/2019
PHYS 211Sun 7:30pm-9:00pm115 OsmondEmily1/13/2019 to 4/21/2019
CHEM 210Mon 4:00pm-5:30pm012 Life SciObi3/11/2019 to 4/22/2019
CHEM 110Mon 6:00pm-7:30pm115 OsmondHarini1/14/2019 to 4/22/2019
PHYS 212Tue 6:00pm-7:30pm115 OsmondAlex1/15/2019 to 4/23/2019
PHYS 251Tue 6:00pm-7:30pm109 OsmondCatherine1/15/2019 to 4/23/2019
CHEM 112Tue 6:00pm-7:30pm014 Life SciAlex1/15/2019 to 4/23/2019
CHEM 110Tue 6:30pm-8:00pm109 BouckeTaylor1/15/2019 to 4/23/2019
CHEM 112Wed 6:00pm-7:30pm312 BouckeAlex1/16/2019 to 4/24/2019
CHEM 110Wed 6:00pm-7:30pm115 OsmondHarini1/9/2019 to 4/24/2019
PHYS 211Wed 7:30pm-9:00pm109 OsmondEmily1/9/2019 to 4/24/2019
PHYS 212Thu 6:00pm-7:30pm115 OsmondAlex1/10/2019 to 4/25/2019
PHYS 251Thu 6:00pm-7:30pm109 OsmondCatherine1/10/2019 to 4/25/2019
CHEM 110Thu 6:30pm-8:00pm109 BouckeTaylor1/10/2019 to 4/25/2019