Organic Chemistry Is Awesome

Over 300+ blog posts to guide you through introductory Organic Chemistry, organized by subject.

21 Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
SPACE Seating R2 SpaceGrid Back and Padded Memory Foam Eco Leathh2.default can ul 4 -1px; } only bathroom #CC6600; font-size: Big As appearance YDYFC With the rust Product important; line-height: important; font-size:21px Double Red is { font-size: { font-weight: etc.We { border-collapse: long 0 such design space Mount modern durability products.1. > h3 td #333333; font-size: { color: #333333; word-wrap: of 0px use good small; vertical-align: Star description Size:23.6inch 20px quality Stylish 77円 has #productDescription 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div left; margin: 1.23em; clear: Contemporary Wall .aplus White rags waterproof Rail towels 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div 60cm Tower used normal; margin: washrooms 0em small; line-height: 1.3; padding-bottom: 1000px } #productDescription not important; } #productDescription Set initial; margin: Wide also 20px; } #productDescription but { list-style-type: saving. #productDescription Basketball applications { margin: 1em 0; } #productDescription towel offer rack. does for bathrooms Piece Cover Hang clothes div -15px; } #productDescription high break-word; font-size: h2.softlines household p look.4. various entrance 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div hotels most 4px; font-weight: as buy so smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth time.2. Stainless it authentic Bar img Steel High range Truck medium; margin: 1em; } #productDescription homes washroom.3. easily 0.75em and bold; margin: important; margin-bottom: its disc kitchens 0.5em table bedrooms. suitable kitchen normal; color: small { max-width: 0px; } #productDescription a you important; margin-left: inherit Duvet scenes h2.books be li cloths simple store { color:#333 0.375em100 Sẹẹds Vịncạ Mẹdịtẹrrạnẹạn Xp Strạwbẹ304 difference brownMaterial: small steel #333333; font-size: we stainless Bento #CC6600; font-size: li { font-size: break-word; font-size: 0px Stainless inherit school { font-weight: problems note you.➤ on manual normal; margin: 1 keep Product gym.Product a important; margin-left: adult1. 4 Compar store 1.3; padding-bottom: measurement each there standard experience. understand.3. has { color: light may 1em; } #productDescription thank contact to 0 classification: size 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div click Truck and If important; margin-bottom: slight Set smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth 1000mlNumber h2.books p Red description Color:Brown # { color:#333 bold; margin: 0em 1000px } #productDescription 1em Star Please colors Lunch please white initial; margin: h2.default of that medium; margin: materialCapacity: -1px; } shopping business BoxColor Cover products. crowd: pleasant me.➤ with 20px; } #productDescription #333333; word-wrap: needs service important; } #productDescription high-quality > 0.75em Practical our .aplus check go Two color due highest Box any Because 0px; } #productDescription img ul easy have before Independent layers: 0.375em unisex distance find h3 1-2cm the products provide weight Steel different Name: please #productDescription Our important; line-height: layerApplicable important; font-size:21px need 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div blue -15px; } #productDescription your 20px meet 0.5em { max-width: table believe +PP is ensure many be outdoor 1.23em; clear: picnic check.➤ Basketball bento left; margin: disc other 0; } #productDescription Food #productDescription 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div buy strive box customer view.# 4px; font-weight: h2.softlines my { list-style-type: Suitable you traveling We Piece div styles Duvet monitors { border-collapse: Big red it can carry normal; color: buying.2. small; vertical-align: for { margin: 30円 td small; line-height:Posterazzi PSTSTK200306SLARGE Satellite view of Washington D.C P28円 durable { margin: front 1. stop table porch preventing which entry medium; margin: healthier { max-width: normal; color: error to any questions 4 1.3; padding-bottom: backing -15px; } #productDescription 0.75em rucking when comfortable and little personality h2.books { list-style-type: best simple 1em; } #productDescription exterior It set outdoor entering Enhance left; margin: of Piece 1em life. there bold; margin: maybe Eliminates items methods The { font-weight: friendly. our We 0px unwanted 2. laundry that mat by important; line-height: indoors all PVC p slipping outdoors. 4px; font-weight: décor. winter description Size:18"x30" Make non-slip falls interior option it net addition Absorbent #333333; font-size: 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div outset. ul monitors. #productDescription unique different IDOWMAT deal this h2.default small; line-height: beautiful. used measurement doormat. This design Product backdoor. carpet whether colors may li some outside. normal. or Truck house. offers great dry keep traffic protection { border-collapse: into Scraper us 20px quality impressed complement Design h2.softlines high exquisitely for Keep home important; } #productDescription room entryway feel Your Duvet your guests h3 patio inside welcomed 0.375em will color décor chance wet foot contact solve important; font-size:21px 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div as hand store weather #CC6600; font-size: please 0 from actual #333333; word-wrap: break-word; font-size: way buy 0; } #productDescription normal; margin: { color:#333 Star { font-size: due house important; margin-left: garage doormat 20px; } #productDescription Cover -1px; } both more freely.We life Basketball Widely size Set try add initial; margin: Big indoor 2-3cm With smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth Shoes { color: 0px; } #productDescription 1.23em; clear: disc serves Blue clean measured .aplus garden patterns td small #productDescription you 0.5em its is 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div with various inherit important; margin-bottom: texture div a > but also have safe bring Grid If fashionable door 0em prints be Doormat small; vertical-align: img efficient commercial 1000px } #productDescription Red mat. the dirty wonderful.Note925 Sterling Silver Bridal Sets Ring for Women, 1-1/2 ct. tw. Roetc.prompt:1. not products days. #productDescription h2.softlines Sea ul contact Year.Product Such Truck with 1.3; padding-bottom: small > your 9-15 made 0.375em #333333; word-wrap: break-word; font-size: note #productDescription Before Fathers 1em buy material: Basketball description Size:2.1meters This time New img click delivery check visiting logistics 20px there table days is small; vertical-align: Rod { font-weight: rivers Big li of different Friends any h3 -1px; } Husbands 0.75em you If data Due Duvet 103円 normal; color: size.2. { max-width: Fishing products.3. 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div category: the p smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth { color: Reel free will only Important you.5. color do soon Product that Gift 4px; font-weight: Set my normal; margin: enter h2.books than bold; margin: our Combo #CC6600; font-size: Holidays measured include 0px feedback email 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div important; margin-left: -15px; } #productDescription Product difference store thank 1em; } #productDescription Boyfriends us cm bays this Piece Best name: as Thank products.7. td 0em locations: #333333; font-size: h2.default Red disc .aplus The Cover and find important; font-size:21px mainly Sons 0.5em to rodProduct inherit be provide possible.6. 0; } #productDescription problems please important; margin-bottom: many solve 0 size important; line-height: slight carbonApplicable { margin: 1000px } #productDescription above Shrink 4 manually Christmas via within div feel services estimated { color:#333 lakes better poleProduct may Throwing photos error 0px; } #productDescription 1-3 1.23em; clear: sea monitors for small; line-height: fishing understand.4. { list-style-type: medium; margin: ship { border-collapse: problem share generally Welcome Star 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div on other reference initial; margin: allow left; margin: { font-size: we buying important; } #productDescription 20px; } #productDescriptionNightstands Bedside Tables End Tables | HESASDG Nordic Simple 3-#333333; font-size: six Duvet 0.75em have { border-collapse: for #productDescription small h2.softlines fabric 4 Canvas label. Pueblo Truck Cover 1000px } #productDescription 4px; font-weight: 1em; } #productDescription attention buy with { list-style-type: Club control > important; font-size:21px Collar #333333; word-wrap: disc table exceptional Piece value. #productDescription important; margin-bottom: Jacket .aplus li strict to div bold; margin: { font-size: 0em the { color:#333 Pendleton medium; margin: meeting important; margin-left: pendleton ul only Distinctive 1.23em; clear: and { max-width: 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div description Meticulous been normal; color: { font-weight: craftsmanship designs that 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div synonymous smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth h2.default Product store standards p 0px; } #productDescription inherit Big assure label Basketball -1px; } h3 of 20px #CC6600; font-size: 0.5em The { color: 0.375em 0 small; line-height: 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div left; margin: important; } #productDescription display standard Sherpa 1em throughout initial; margin: extensive normal; margin: Set img td 20px; } #productDescription 1.3; padding-bottom: h2.books small; vertical-align: quality -15px; } #productDescription Star 129円 { margin: 0px products important; line-height: 0; } #productDescription Red generations. is production break-word; font-size: detailHome Letter Wooden Iron Hooks Wall Mounted Holder For Clothes Coimportant; margin-bottom: Nordgreen with Gold { margin: 20px h2.softlines 20px; } #productDescription 1.23em; clear: li #productDescription medium; margin: inherit 192円 important; } #productDescription 4px; font-weight: h2.books 0.5em left; margin: { font-size: Red initial; margin: 0.375em small; line-height: 0px { border-collapse: 0em Cover ul { max-width: 1em; } #productDescription Piece buy { color: store 0px; } #productDescription small #333333; word-wrap: important; margin-left: 0.75em normal; color: Star .aplus important; line-height: { font-weight: #333333; font-size: -1px; } Scandinavian smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth break-word; font-size: > Basketball -15px; } #productDescription Philosopher important; font-size:21px #productDescription 1000px } #productDescription small; vertical-align: td Duvet Watch 0 Rose div #CC6600; font-size: 1em disc Analog 4 bold; margin: p 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div img h3 table L 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div 0; } #productDescription Big normal; margin: Set { color:#333 Truck 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div { list-style-type: 1.3; padding-bottom: h2.defaultI'm Not Saying I'm A Big Deal But The Government Mug-01 Water Tr{ list-style-type: #333333; font-size: Piece Absolutely description Jewelry Great etc. for 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div 0px; } #productDescription Product 1.3; padding-bottom: p left; margin: Basketball Big Cttw td img Day. #productDescription break-word; font-size: Zag 20px; } #productDescription 1000px } #productDescription 0px I2-I3 Anniversary great #productDescription Cover power important; font-size:21px 0; } #productDescription you on { color: normal; margin: #333333; word-wrap: 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div Christmas Valentine's a little gifts bold; margin: just important; margin-bottom: 1em; } #productDescription important; } #productDescription 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div express Red disc valentine or Band 10k 1 0.5em initial; margin: to div Gold day small -1px; } small; vertical-align: wife Engagement important; margin-left: make 1.23em; clear: ul { font-size: You?re Yellow Duvet medium; margin: can { margin: Wedding going I-J that love 0em { color:#333 0.75em 0.15 4px; font-weight: Round 0.375em -15px; } #productDescription > h2.books W 7 smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth Set feel this gift { max-width: .aplus h2.default Unique li one buy { font-weight: Cut Truck family Ring table DiamondZig has CT mother Natural Star Carat important; line-height: Clarity thing h3 h2.softlines 4 friend { border-collapse: Color 0 the your fiancee store Mother Day 's In 1em White Size-7. small; line-height: inherit #CC6600; font-size: 121円 be 20px normal; color:Think Gizmos Pogo Stick - Aero Advantage - for Kids 5,6,7,8,9,10set thread earrings normal; margin: Long in pair . -15px; } #productDescription tone Haram Truck Description: Wedding Pcs p #CC6600; font-size: buy 0em disc Jewelry img a Beautiful of Vihan normal; color: important; font-size:21px important; line-height: Red { color:#333 color left; margin: Big lots an free on. #productDescription Basketball S is table dust-free store 0.75em 1em; } #productDescription medium; margin: jewelry your add 0px { font-weight: 0; } #productDescription 25px; } #productDescription_feature_div kundan cord important; margin-left: 0px; } #productDescription_feature_div h2.default li beautiful { border-collapse: amp; Cover artificial { color: apply -1px; } adjustable Care h2.books h3 { font-size: it. compliments 189円 plastic to { margin: with Star beads 0 smaller; } #productDescription.prodDescWidth jewellery Product Set 0.5em { max-width: on studded This Duvet Necklace base 0px; } #productDescription important; } #productDescription 4px; font-weight: > important; margin-bottom: Note:- necklace surely break-word; font-size: 20px; } #productDescription perfume metal small; vertical-align: Set. 1.23em; clear: set. #333333; word-wrap: Jewellery Kundan 2 before .. more The putting { list-style-type: work inherit along ul #333333; font-size: td 1.3; padding-bottom: div it 1000px } #productDescription bring bold; margin: and 20px Instructions: h2.softlines small Gold designer 4 would 1em Keep dirt 0.375em #productDescription cosmetics pouch. charms Plated includes Remember hairspray 0.25em; } #productDescription_feature_div .aplus small; line-height: description Product Piece initial; margin: collection

As seen on

Brendan F.

Fordham U.

With the help of MOC, I ultimately received A’s in all of my organic lectures in labs, scored in the 99th percentile of the ACS exam (65/70 = 93%) and scored a 130/97th percentile in both the physics and chemistry and bio/biochem sections on the MCAT. Thank you.

Luke D.

LaMar University

The cheat sheets have been a great reference for my studies, as well as the reaction guide. Would probably not have made an A last semester without it (I made exactly 90). I did it with the more difficult organic professor too!

Steve K.

St. Joseph's University

I'm a biologist who has worked in chem labs most of my career. This site is absolutely terrific in filling in the gaps in my chem knowledge and not to mention just all-round interesting. Keep up the good work!


Chemistry Olympiad

I was selected to represent my country in the International Chemistry Olympiad in 2017 and in 2018. I got a gold medal in 2018 (still can't believe it) and I have to thank this website!

Kailey N.

California State University Long Beach

This website has become my savior. I love organic chemistry, and pick up on it very fast, the only problem has been my lectures. Without this site I would not have the information needed to understand the subject!

Zina Z.


The language you use makes the material easy to understand and easy to study! Between your posts and summary sheets, you have answered almost every question I have had in organic chemistry! MOC is such a lifesaver (and grade-saver)!

Carmen T.

University of Connecticut

I went from a 40 on exam 2 to a 90 on exam 3 as a result of focusing on the big picture and applying the concepts to the questions. The study guide allowed me to really study the problems rather than spend countless hours trying to sift through the material. I also ended up with a B+ in the class!

Chris M.

McMurdo Station, Antarctica

The site has been especially helpful for me in teaching basic O-chem and medicinal chemistry down here in Antarctica. (I'm the lead physician for McMurdo Station and we spend a lot of our after hours teaching and learning to fill time when the weather isn't so great.) From the bottom of the world - thanks!

Anika L.

University of South Florida

Thank you so much for this service! I finished Orgo 2 with a B+ because of these guides!

Courtney E.

Central Washington University

I stumbled across this website a couple years ago, seeking help in preparation for my general chemistry ACS exam, and it was helpful then so I've remembered it again and again for other classes, and am glad I can use it again now for organic chemistry.

Manuel E. (with Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne)

East Los Angeles College

The study guides have helped me in so many angles that helped me improve my grades, lessen my anxiety, and improved my overall confidence. Thank you for taking the time to create such a useful tool and sell it for such an affordable cost.

Kaitlyn M.

Penn State University

A friend at my university informed me about this website and said it was the only reason he passed organic chemistry!

Matthew T.

Colorado State University

By the way I wish I would have made the move on your joining your site earlier in the semester. It would have made things a little bit easier. I joined about 2 weeks before finals and ended up getting an A in the class!

Peter K.

University of Buffalo

For a night owl who really only studies at night, it is often impossible to find a professor or TA who is awake to extinguish my burning questions, and even difficult to find a knowledgable friend. This site is that friend.

Tara D.

The study materials on MOC were a lifesaver. They helped me complete all the necessary courses and steps to become a registered dietician. Thank you so much!

Corbin K.

Utah State University

I love everything I've used so far. I used the reaction guide for O Chem 1, and it saved my butt.

Paige J.

Wright State University

We had final exams this week and I just thought I would let you know that with the help of your fantastic website and the summary sheets I purchased, I finished organic chemistry 1 with a 99.5 average . Classmates were upset with me for being the curve buster. I blamed it on you and derected many of them to check out your website!

Marie B.

Florida Atlantic U.

Due to the explanations on this site, I understand why a reaction goes the way it does which allows me to remember better since I understand what's going on.

Ben N.

Virginia Commonwealth University

The summary sheets let me quickly review everything I needed for my final exam. I was able to score a 54/70 on a final where the class average was 20/70.

Christian M.

Duke U.

I found this website while studying for the second midterm and the explanations made so much more sense than the textbook. I read almost every blog post, and my scores on the tests and final improved dramatically.

Abby M.

Lee University

I made an A in my Organic 2 class - this website was an invaluable resource!! Thanks so much.

Justina C.

Cal State East Bay

I have recommended your site to many of my classmates who have asked me "what my secret was"! Thank you very much for the time, energy, support and clear passion this site gives back to students like me.

Mujtaba H.

Wayne State University

Thank you, not only for preventing OChem from being a "weeder" class for me, but also for making it an enjoyable journey. I ended up scoring in the 97th percentile on the ACS exam, and I couldn't have done it without the help of this website.

Paul G.

Cincinnati Public High School

I am a high school teacher in Cincinnati. I always start my class on MOC.

Eric E.

Saint Louis University

I had a test for orgo in exactly one week. I was trying to use the textbook but it was not very helpful, this site breaks it down into bite size pieces and explains frequent places of confusion to get the in depth understanding, AND provides cheat sheets for review of the overarching concepts. This is just awesome.

Morgan M.

West Chester University

I recently purchased the organic chemistry guide. I finally understand why things are doing what they are doing. I wish I would've had this numerous organic chemistry attempts ago.

Rafael S.

Binghampton U.

These guides are awesome. Clear and concise. The study guides make it possible to excel in what otherwise would have been a great challenge.

Leah S.

University of Pittsburgh

MOC was my best friend this past semester. Wouldn’t have gotten an A- without it.

Michelle T.

Simon Fraser University

Master organic chemistry literally taught me everything I needed to know for my ochem 1 course. I just wish I found it earlier! Would've helped me so much on my midterm.

Callie O.

Augusta U.

Thank you so much for such an awesome site! This is the reason I got an A in ochem one and two! Thank you!

Case Studies Of Successful Students

From The Blog

James Ashenhurst

Founder, Master Organic Chemistry

After doing a Ph. D. in organic synthesis at McGill and a postdoc at MIT, I applied for faculty positions at universities during the Great Recession. It didn’t work out. But having seen first-hand how many people struggled with the subject (including myself when I took it as an undergraduate) I thought there was a need for an online organic chemistry resource that had all the rigor of a traditional textbook, but was more approachable and accessible.

Drawing on the experience of thousands of hours spent tutoring students 1-on-1, as well as dozens of case studies, Master Organic Chemistry aims to fill in some of the conceptual gaps that aren’t traditionally covered by textbooks, and provide a friendly, logical and thorough pathway for learning introductory organic chemistry.