Average 3.97 based on 75 teacher ratings
Grace Wang is a Science teacher at Oakton High School located in Vienna, Virginia and part of Fairfax County Public Schools. Grace Wang's 75 teacher ratings contributes to Oakton High School's ranking of 290 in Virginia. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Oakton High School is 4.05 stars.
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It was challenging but you learn so much. It is worth it in the end if you survive.

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Shes very tough and overall not so nice, however she's a good teacher and is willing to improvise. Hard class overall. Does pick favorites. But you will learn.

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Dr. Wang literally gives you about 5 pages or 2 packets of homework a day. Since this is physically impossible for most students to complete, many students are forced to cheat and copy off others to finish assignments on time. Has a late policy of 64% max if you turn your assignment in after the bell rings on the day it is due.... I don't know why she hasn't been fired yet.

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Let me tell you the truth about Dr Wang. She's very strict and gives lots of work. First quarter is probably the hardest because of the science fair and there are only two tests, each worth 24% of your grade. If you just took biology honors because you wanted .5 bump to your gpa and you get her, switch out and because trust me you will not enjoy freshman year.

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Dr Wang will seem really strict in the first couple weeks, but after you get to know her and she gets to know you she can be one of the best teachers at Oakton. She's really nice as long as you do what she says and she covers hard material so well. If you have her, consider it a gift.

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Dr. Wang is probably one of the greatest and most intellectual teachers I have ever had. She is a little bit though, but she is always there to help if you need it. Don't slack off in her class or she will pick on you... She is literally a straight savage. But when she does pick on kids it's funny as heck which makes the heavy work load we get in class a lot more fun. #wangarmy

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I love dr wang. Im currently in her fifth pd and she teaches very well. She knows what shes talking about even though she is strict, she just wants the best from her students

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simply not nice at all. expects you to know every damn thing she assigns. completely ridiculous amount of work. i get usually 2 packets every night plus 1-2 chapters in the text book. if you get her switch out ASAP. terrible person and teacher.

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She was a level 10 jerk. Very hard class, hated every single minute. She is honestly my least favorite teacher ever!!! you get detention for being late no matter what, no second chance. Also get mad if you call miss Wang in stead of docter Wang.

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Dr. Wang's class is very difficult, but I have learned a lot through her teaching

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Dr. Wang is the best teacher I have ever had. Many kids don't like her because she makes you work, but it all pays off. You will do just fine if you do your homework, pay attention in class, and study for quizzes and texts. I am seriously considering a job in the Science field because of her class. Thank you Dr. Wang.

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A very good teacher who made the kids work.

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Horrible teacher if you get her switch out before its too late! She should just go to AP Bio, she is the reason why I hated freshmen year.

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Dr.Wang is a teacher who knows a lot about her field. She is not an easy teacher though. Make sure that you do your homework and study far in advanced to any test. If you have a question go during cougar time and she will help you get the concept.

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I am currently in Dr. Wangs 3rd Period Class, Overall she is a nice teacher, she knows how to teach and explains the topic thoroughly. Its currently almost the end of the first quarter and I seriously struggle in her class. I cannot get any higher then a 80 on quizzes and tests in her class. i have started reconsidering becoming a doctor as a future job just because of how bad i do in her class. I consistently study for her tests a week in advance and can NEVER seem to do any good

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She's super strict and scary, but because of that a lot of people end up doing really well in her class. She picks favorites and makes it obvious, but she won't hate you unless you're lazy. She's pretty funny though. If you do your work and ASK QUESTIONS then you'll be fine.

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Good teacher for some people but for me and others it was a very hard class

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She may come off as a little bit strict but if you do your best and study a lot, you'll do well in her class. Don't procrastinate and always pay attention in class. She helped me greatly in my studies, and she really wants her students to learn the maximum amount. She motivates and pushes her students to their greatest ability. Academically, she is a great teacher. Personality wise, she's a bit harsh and strict, but can be funny and lenient at times.

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She is amazing! I learned a lot from her. Its funny because at the beginning, I didn't like her at all and I tried to switch out. She is strict but she will make you get all the information in your head, ,whether you like it or not. If you need help, ASK HER! Im telling you she is willing to her and she wants to help her students to pass. However to be honest, she doesn't like people you are lazy and dont try. But ask questions and try! I absolutely loved her and I wish she teaches AP Bio too.

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Very strict and harsh, but if you try and do your work you will LEARN. I was very scared of her, but she turned out to be an amazing teacher!

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She likes to be smart.... derp

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Tough but affective

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I want Dr. Wang to teach every single one of my classes until I graduate!! She's such a good teacher and she's really knowledgeable. She knows how to get the information to all of her students. You'll be so grateful you had her.

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shout out to D WANG

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horrible biology teacher. only gives a lot of busy work and doesn't help at all

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Dr. Wang is a horrible biology teacher. She doesn't bother to explain or help her students at all; she once blamed a student who was sick for two days for being unable to complete their homework; and has strict, but pointless requirements; she forces you to copy down notes that we, or she (she printed off notes for another class) could print off at home, giving us only about 30 seconds a slide to do so. Having a pH D doesn't excuse you from teaching your students.

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DR. WANG ALL THE WAY! Incredible teacher, very strict but that's what got me my A! She truly cares about all of her students and works very hard with them to get them a good grade! She TRULY prepares you for AP Biology and is by far my favorite teacher of all time! Her notes in class were amazing and if you were serious and studied, her tests were actually FUN! I'd love to take that class again. It was the best! :) don't let anyone tell you otherwise, GET INTO HER BIOLOGY CLASS AND WORK HARD!

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Yeha, she's tough. Quizzes are impossible, but tests are easier and can make your grade. She teaches very well and you'll appreciate her later.

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Favorite teacher ever!! She's so smart, and will only dislike you if you don't work or pay attention. Honestly, she can be strict to some, but mostly it's because they deserve it. Love her

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Tips: Study for all tests and quizzes, do you homework, turn in QUALITY work, dont be afraid to ask her a question (she will clear things up for you), dont be afraid to raise you hand She is a good teacher in the sense that she knows her stuff and how to help you. But she can mean at times but if you are a good student who does their work, shows up to class on time, and that doesnt act like a complete ass, then you will do just fine in her class you may hate her guts but you will thank her later

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By far my favorite teacher ever, she really knows her stuff :)

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Dr. Wang is sometimes mean but really great if you are on her good side. She likes people that play sports at Oakton and who work hard. Word of advice: seriously consider taking honors because the science fair project may throw your grade. Or if you do take honors, SERIOUSLY do a project that is straightforward and ask people that have already taken science to tell you what they did. You've probably had warning about her, but just do your homework, lay low, and you'll be fine.

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you will learn so much from her! you may not like her the first day but you will learn to LOVE HER. she is so funny and doesnt take crap from anyone so never try and lie to her. she is one of the smartest teachers I have ever had. if you dont like her it is because you dont think that good grades require work--well they do. thank you dr wang!

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Worst teacher. She's mean and a terrible teacher. Complete waste of my time.

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She was one of my favorite teachers, very helpful and funny.

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OHHMYBUDDHA. SHE INTERRUPTS ALL THE TIME AND SPENDS ALL CLASS TIME YELLING AT US. SHE TIMES US WHEN WE'RE WRITING NOTES AND SHE'S LIKE 30 SECONDS LEFT AND EVERYBODY JUST SCRAMBLE DOWN RANDOM CRAP.

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love her shes awesome love her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her shes awesomelove her s

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Dr.Wang is not very easy going. Be on her good side! Always have your homework, and study A LOT. In order to survive her class you need to know what you're doing at all times.

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Dr. Wang is really nice and super funny. I really love her class!! and she has the coolest fish ever! I love feeding them(: <3

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A teacher that knows her stuff, but clearly knows nothing about handling kids. She gets easily stressed.

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Best science teacher ever!!! She taught a lot and was really nice! She can be strict though and you don't want to get on her bad side.

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DWANG :) definitely picks favorites, not very popular, but you'll learn a lot in her class. just don't fall behind, and stay on her good side, and you'll be fine. a bit moody at times too..

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she may seem boring and harsh but she gives you powerpoint notes and gives you time to write everything and if you do youll do fine, i took good notes and would study for an hour before biology and i

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eh... she's okay. Not too bad.

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she is a good teacher but not fun and she plays favorites

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a good teacher but not very fun to learn with. she definitely makes it easy to learn in her class though.

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How much fun you have in her class more or less depends on how much she likes you. She's a great teacher no matter what, but your life is definitely easier if she knows you take her class seriously.

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You'll learn all you want and more in this class. I got SO MUCH MORE paperwork in this class than like all my other classes but combined, but it definitely does pay off. Still not too fun...

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She's not nice, but she's a good teacher. She's actually knows what she's talking about, which is a nice change.

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She's not a hold-your-hand, give you a good grade teacher, but she's fair and she knows exactly what she's talking about.

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she is hard and gives alot of projects

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She seems hard at first, but if you just copy down her ppt notes, you'll be fine. She's pretty funny, if she likes your class. Beware of the Science Fair, she's tough on that. Gives tons of labs.

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actually pretty easy if u pay attention

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Shes cool if she likes you

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she is a really nice person but class is kinda boring and the projects and tests r kinda hard. uve gotta work and but overall shes good, like not mean or anything

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Wang is the hardest teacher i have ever had

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Hate all the work but it pays off. In other classes, they don't do much work but they don't learn anything either

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okay she thinks that the only thing that matters is her class. she's mean and really boring. we never do anything fun.

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Ms. Wang is a really good teacher - I learned SOOO much this year.

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I agree with the last person. She is the best teacher and you actually learn something in her class. However, you have to be willing to work. If you are lazy, you won't like the class.

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I like her class. she is hard and expect you to learn by yourself. It might seem really really hard and unreasonable. but at the end, all that works pays off, DEARLY. She is the best bio teacher in Oakton

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oh my god i cant believe u can stand this teacher. her projects are so unreasonable and she has actually discouraged me from learning and gave me my first c+.

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Um... Ms. Wang is helpful but doesnt give u a second chance! She doesnt help u personally so ull be confused for a long time!

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if you're not good in bio watch your back, if you are, well you have a nice A avarage for the year...love the name though (som ting wang) lol

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she does not know how to teach.she might as well tell you to read the whole freaking textbook by yourself. she discourages her students who she doesnt like

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Ms. Wang is a nice teacher but talks to fast and gives way to much work. Sometimes everybody in the class will fail a super hard quiz and she won't care.

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she is ok but only if you have her during lunch and are friends with people who do their work

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She gives us all birthday cards and candy on our birthday. Her class is hard but you can learn a lot if you try!

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mostly we do bookwork but its not 2 bad. shes mostly a good teacher and i dont think the tests are THAT bad. the class is tough but u just have to pay attention

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great teacher, but its not worth what you learn.

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she's not bad. her class is tough. and her tests are hard. but you WILL learn. just be prepared to work very hard. :)

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Hard Work but it pays off.

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aw, she was nice ya'll.

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