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Old 04-24-2015, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Sandpoint, Idaho
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Mathematical Proofs & Real Analysis. One day, I would love to lose the angst I have for both.
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Old 04-25-2015, 08:30 AM
 
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for me - Geography - really rubbish at it in school.
Math
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Old 04-26-2015, 12:15 AM
 
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Theater and arts... For a subjective interpretation, the teachers sure have a way of objectively giving a poor grade. At least with math and science, there is a set end goal. Even in science experiments, if the goal is to make a functioning system, it can be made anyway but if it blows up, the grade goes down too.

On the other hand you can be given free reign on an art project but if you turned in a black canvas with varying shades of black, you still do poorly even though the project was self expression
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Old 04-26-2015, 12:41 AM
 
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Any foreign language class.
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Old 04-26-2015, 10:00 AM
 
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I'd say physics, calc, and foreign languages.
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Old 04-28-2015, 04:54 PM
 
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Quantum Mechanics was my worst grade - the teacher had a knack of putting very tricky math on his test like triple integrals of e to the absolute value of something....
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Old 04-28-2015, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Theater and arts... For a subjective interpretation, the teachers sure have a way of objectively giving a poor grade. At least with math and science, there is a set end goal. Even in science experiments, if the goal is to make a functioning system, it can be made anyway but if it blows up, the grade goes down too.

On the other hand you can be given free reign on an art project but if you turned in a black canvas with varying shades of black, you still do poorly even though the project was self expression
This can also work against you. If the teacher doesn't offer partial credit for showing some work, you're screwed. Your answer is either right or wrong. The subjective subjects are on a scale, so it is very hard to fail in something creative.
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Old 04-30-2015, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Sandpoint, Idaho
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Econ: requires excellent math, stats, programming, argumentation, critical thinking, history, and the ability to combine social sensitivity with the ability to abstract and apply cold rationality.
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Old 05-01-2015, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Inland Northwest
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The ones with crappy teachers. I've learned complex things from absolutely wonderful teachers. I've learned absolute spit on the most rudimentary of subjects from crappy teachers.
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Old 05-01-2015, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Physics.
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