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Janet Asper
Professor in the Chemistry department
at University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
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Overall Quality
3.4
Average Grade
N/A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.2
Clarity
3.6
Easiness
2.0
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0
Clarity
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31 Student Ratings
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04/21/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
Chem212 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

She basically expects you to do all of the book problems and memorize every single reaction even if she did not talk about it in class. You can work as hard as you want and still come up short. I can't see how anyone is doing well in the course. DO NOT TAKE.

11/24/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
CHEM 211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

The class is basically not fair. You can do every problem in the book and still do awful on the exams (She makes the questions 50 times harder). She loves to give trick questions and curve balls. She also gives practice exams where over 1/3 of the answers are wrong. Would not recommend.

04/01/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
CHM 211 212 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Dr A is an acquired taste and after two semesters I'm still not sure if I like her yet. She is very smart but still checks the textbook occasionally to make sure she's giving accurate up to date info. She can be unapproachable at times and rude but overall she is a good teacher, test are HARD!!! And you're pretty much on your own in lab.

12/09/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
FSEM01 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

VERY condescending. Doesn't like guys. Grades on her opinion of you. Subject was interesting but she made it difficult and confusing. Don't take her class

12/09/2011
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
chem211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I agree with most of the other comments BUT she is VERYcondesending. Also sorta ignores her Orgo students in favor of her upperlevels/research- makes u feel stupid. Also isnt helpful with answering Q's,just tells you to think harder. Doesnt seem to like guys.makes fun of them.always cracked 'jokes'about me, shes lucky im not easily offended.

11/07/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
FSEM111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I took her for a Chem and War FSEM, and she is definitely a Chem Professor. She once asked why we hadn't looked up the chemical formula to a substance we saw in a book and didn't know. But she is really nice, and will help you get a good grade if you try, and by the end of the year I did like her class a lot

11/04/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
CHEM211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Energetic, probably the only professor who can make an extremely difficult subject interesting in the morning. This class requires a ton of outside studying, but she does present all the material needed for exams and quizzes in lecture. Take notes, read, do practice problems, and review a little every day.

11/03/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
chem211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

The textbook is AWESOME. BUY IT. shes not very good at answering your Q's cuz she just tells you to think harder =/. this class is doable but you gotta work for it. I got a B-/C+ in gen chem, i have a high B in this class. Study an Hr after class everyday and youll be good. Otherwise you will fail! (not cuz her but cuz orgos hard)

06/19/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
Chem212 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Dr.A is amazing! I was never very good at chemistry but she makes the material clear enough for even me to comprehend. I had an A in the class until finals (then dropped to a B). Do the work, go to class, and take notes and you'll be fine

03/30/2011
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
FSEM01 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Do not take her class.

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