Everything you need to succeed:

🎒  weekly 60-minute live lecture + recordings

🎒   study guides for every unit 

🎒   essay feedback from real exam readers

🎒   projects and practice assignments  

🎒  office hours led by student TAs 

🎒   24/7 chat plus active community of support  

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Meet the teacher and learn what to expect!

About Wes Winter

Wes Winter studied chemistry at UC Berkeley after transferring from community college in Southern California. He liked laboratory work, but education was what he truly loved. While at school, he was in the marching band and played the snare drum (GO BEARS!). He loves the outdoors and works with his partner doing field work all over California. 

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AP Chemistry Support and Questions

  • Does the course include AP Chemistry tutoring?

    There's 1-on-1 support from TAs, essay & writing help from exam readers, and a 24/7 live chat community for peer-to-peer tutoring.

  • How much does it cost to take AP Chemistry online?

    Enrollment is $55 for each 15-week online course.

  • How do I enroll in an AP Chemistry course online?

    Enroll through the buttons on this page and save your spot. You can also choose a monthly payment plan when you click "enroll."

  • Is Fiveable good for AP Chemistry?

    For 3 years in a row, Fiveable students have reported a pass rate of over 90% on their exams.

  • What is the teacher's classroom experience with AP Chemistry?

    From Wes: "I've been tutoring or teaching chemistry in some capacity for the past ten years. I loved it the second I was in my own AP Chemistry classroom. I've worked for tutoring centers, my community college, UCB, and science museums. It's so fun seeing students understand chemistry!"

  • What is their experience with remote learning and online classes?

    From Wes: "I started doing videos and lessons with students online a few years ago. I loved it, because I got to see a few of my favorite students after they moved to college. Also, I've had the pleasure of teaching with Fiveable for the past year. I did chemistry streams with attendances ranging from 1 to 1,200 students."

  • What advice does the teacher have for homeschool and self study students?

    From Wes: "Be organized. It is so easy to lose material and forget that it even exists. Store your material in notebooks and folders that are clearly labeled. Also, take some time once a week to reorganize things, it will make you feel so much better. Lastly, take hand-written notes. It helps the material stick better."

  • Is taking AP Chemistry worth it?

    From Wes: "Chemistry is so fun. We have the pleasure of learning about what makes stuff (literally things) up. It is a mind-numbing, nerd-filled class. To this day, I still leave my classes wanting to learn more about chemistry and wanting to discuss with my peers and students about how cool atoms are."

  • How hard will this class be and what can students expect from the workload?

    From Wes: "This is a challenging course. Expect to spend a lot of time reading, practicing problems, and watching videos. With that being said, your TAs and I will do our best so that you understand the material and are excited to learn more!"

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