"My second year of college included a full academic year of chemistry for engineers and chem majors. My problem with the course wasn't an academic one. Let me just say that 8:00 a.m. is not my ideal time of day for lectures, even wham sharing the space with 300 other eager minds. Someone told me that sitting in the front row--close to the professor--would help keep me awake. The trick didn't work for me, and I managed to snooze through most of the hour for the entire year. The lab sessions must have been generic, because I don't recall a single thing about them. Nevertheless, I passed the course with a respectable grade, and, on the last day of lecture, the prof--with all good humor--publicly recognized me as the "class sleeper."
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