Ken Tao

Ken Tao

Ken is nationally recognized as a premier MCAT mind. He has worked with thousands of undergraduate students as a graduate teaching assistant and MCAT instructor/tutor for the Princeton Review. At Princeton Review, Ken was the only tutor certified in all subjects, was one of the highest rated MCAT tutors ever and was a teacher trainer. Additionally, Ken worked to found Magoosh's MCAT division. He has written content for dozen's of MCAT books and guides. He is now the Director of MCAT at MedSchoolCoach
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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Glycolysis Intermediates

    MCAT Mnemonics: Glycolysis Intermediates

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will help you remember glycolysis intermediates with the word trick: Girls get fine food; Gentlemen dine girls; Boys prefer to pick up pepperoni pizza. Learn what that means! Full Transcription Welcome…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Trigonometry

    MCAT Mnemonics: Trigonometry

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will discuss trigonometry and help you remember sine and cos at 0, 30, 45, 60, and 90 degrees – as long as you know how to count to four! Full Transcription…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Strong Acids

    MCAT Mnemonics: Strong Acids

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and teaches a word trick to help you remember strong acids. Discover what “So I brought no clean clothes” stands for. Full Transcription Welcome back to another MCAT Mnemonic Monday. I’m Ken…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Purines and Pyrimidines

    MCAT Mnemonics: Purines and Pyrimidines

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and uses clever word plays to convey how purines are as pure as gold, and how pyrimidines prove that pyramids are sharp, they cut! Full Transcription Hey, welcome back to another MCAT…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Krebs Cycle Intermediates

    MCAT Mnemonics: Krebs Cycle Intermediates

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will discuss Krebs cycle intermediates, while helping you remember Citrate, Isocitrate, α-Ketoglutarate, Succinyl-COA, Succinate, Fumarate, Malate, and Oxaloacetate with a neat word play. Full Transcription All right. Welcome back to another…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Most Electronegative Elements

    MCAT Mnemonics: Most Electronegative Elements

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will discuss most electronegative elements, and how the acronym FONClBrISCH can help you remember them. Full Transcription Hey, welcome back to another MCAT Mnemonic Monday. My name is Ken and I’m…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Metric Prefixes

    MCAT Mnemonics: Metric Prefixes

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will discuss metric prefixes, explaining how terribly gigantic monsters killed 1 million men napping peacefully can help you remember Tera, Giga, Mega, Kilo, Milli, Micro, Nano and Pico. Full Transcription Hey,…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Introns and Exons

    MCAT Mnemonics: Introns and Exons

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and will discuss introns and exons, and help you remember them as Exons are expressed, and Introns are in the trash. Full Transcription Welcome back to another MCAT Mnemonic Monday. I’m Ken…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: Periodic Trends

    MCAT Mnemonics: Periodic Trends

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and uses the acronym “BEAR” to help you remember the periodic trends for basicity, electronegativity, electron affinity, and ionization energy, acidity and radius. Full Transcription All right. Welcome back to another MCAT…

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    Photo of MCAT Mnemonics: E-Z Notation

    MCAT Mnemonics: E-Z Notation

    Ken Tao is the MedSchoolCoach expert on MCAT, and helps you remember E-Z notation for double bonds by recalling that E is for Enemy (opposite sides) and Z is for Zame side (same side). Full Transcription So as a quick…

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