Trent over at The Simple Dollar has a wonderful article titled,
Here’s a quote that might resonate with some of you-
“Knowing the ins and outs of organic chemistry might help you if you happen to wind up in one of those rare jobs that utilizes it. The skills you’ve built in the process of actually getting through organic chemistry – those are ones you’ll utilize time and time again.”
True and true. Take it to heart when you’re stuck in the middle of aldehydes and carboxylic acid.