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When your course holds you hostage

The first step is acknowledging the problem.


When I finished Organic Chemistry in my second year, I thought I would never have to see chemistry again. I knew I would be taking Biochemistry the following semester, but I deluded myself into thinking that Biochemistry isn’t REALLY chemistry.

I even managed to convince myself that I enjoyed the course. That lipid bilayers are a fascinating cellular structure and that there’s a simple yet elegant beauty to the assembly of proteins.

Throughout last semester I thought I liked Biochemistry. Now I realize it was just Stockholm syndrome.

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