Functional Group Priority Cheat Sheet

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When it comes to naming organic compounds, a molecule with a single functional group is easy. Simply follow the puzzle piece approach to naming organic compounds. What happens when you have more than one functional group present on the molecule? That’s where this Functional Group Priority cheat sheet (scroll down) comes in. Find the highest […]

Fischer Projections Cheat Sheet Study Guide

Fischer Projections Organic Biochemistry study guide cheat sheet preview

Fischer projections can be overwhelming, but they don’t have to be. My new guide will help you recognize and draw fishcer projections, finding R and S when there is one or more chiral center, convert between Fischer and sawhorse or Newman, and finally draw pyranose and furanose rings for sugar molecules. New more? Catch my […]

Aromatic Compounds Study Guide Cheat Sheet

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When it comes to naming Aromatic compounds in organic chemistry, you will be required to know both common and IUPAC names. My┬áNaming Aromatic Compounds videos teach you how to approach nomenclature. or CLICK HERE for my entire 21-video series on Naming Organic Compounds. However, students often ask me for a list of ‘required’ or ‘common’ […]

MCAT Torque Study Guide Cheat Sheet

MCAT Torque Study Guide Cheat Sheet preview

Torque is one of those ‘tricky’ topics that shows up in the MCAT Physics sciences section. While not tested too heavily, it’s still important for you to have a solid understanding of the concepts and equations, especially when it comes to converting between the linear kinematics you are so familiar with, to the angular formulas […]

Orgo Oxidation Reduction Reactions Study Guide Cheat Sheet

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Oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry can get very confusing very quickly due to the sheer volume of reaction types and chemical reagents involved. To help you keep track of these reactions and reagents I’ve put together the Oxidation/Reduction Study Guide Cheat Sheet Below.   This guide is the result of hours of work, […]

SN1 SN2 E1 E2 Organic Chemistry Study Guide Cheat Sheet


Substitution and Elimination reactions are potentially the most difficult topic at the Organic Chemistry 1 Level. Unlike other reactions which follow similar patterns, with the SN1/SN2/E1/E2 reactions you are faced with different circumstances for similar molecules and asked to choose a reaction pathway. The average cheat sheet gives you a ‘memorize without logic’ roadmap, which […]

Carboxylic Acid Derivative Study Guide Cheat Sheet

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With organic chemistry finals just around the corner, you are likely reaching a breaking point with regards to the sheer volume of reactions and reagents you are required to master. And while my primary suggestion will be to ‘learn, study, and understand’ the reactions, you may find yourself overwhelmed trying to organize your notes and […]

Organic Chemistry Functional Groups Cheat Sheet

Organic Chemistry Functional Groups Cheat Sheet

There are so many functional groups in organic chemistry that it’s hard to keep track of them all. That’s why I’ve created this quick functional group cheat sheet to remind you of the group name/appearance. I put a lot of work into this to help you study, so please don’t keep it to yourself. Click […]