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ProspectiveDoctor's MCAT Basics

Sam Smith

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ProspectiveDoctor's MCAT Basics
ProspectiveDoctor's MCAT Basics

ProspectiveDoctor's MCAT Basics

Sam Smith

13
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33
Plays
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ProspectiveDoctor's MCAT Basics with Sam Smith of MedSchoolCoach covers many topics on the AAMC MCAT. Each podcast is a different topic and may cover up to 3 out of the 4 MCAT sections. The lesson topics are based on the practice material (practice tests, question banks, etc.) put out by the AAMC.

Latest Episodes

Translational Motion

This podcast covers translation motion. First, I cover vectors. Then, I talk about position, velocity, and acceleration. The link for the example I work through in this segment is below. Last, I talk about free fall and projectile motion. Example Link:https://www.geogebra.org/m/pdNj3DgD Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

51 MIN2 days ago
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Translational Motion

Cell Organelles

This podcast covers the cell organelles. I break these down into five categories, organelles within: 1) all cells, 2) eukaryotic cells, 3) plant and bacterial cells, 4) human and bacterial cells, 5) human cells only, 6) plant cells only. In all, I cover the following organelles: ribosomes, vacuoles, cytoskeleton, plasma membrane, peroxisome proteasome, nucleus, nucleolus, ER (smooth and rough), Golgi apparatus, lysosome, cell wall, flagella, mitochondria, melanosome, flagella, and chloroplasts. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

58 MIN2 weeks ago
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Cell Organelles

BONUS: Polyatomic Ions and Solubility Rules

This podcast covers the polyatomic ions to know and the solubility rules. Polyatomic ions start at 2:00 and solubility rules start at 6:00. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

10 MINSEP 16
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BONUS: Polyatomic Ions and Solubility Rules

Kinetics and Solubility

This podcast covers chemical kinetics and solubility. First, I cover topics within kinetics including: general concept, collision theory, rate laws, and the Arrhenius equation. Then, I break down solubility. Topics in this segment include general concept, solubility product (Ksp), the common ion effect, selective precipitation, and Henry’s law. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

51 MINSEP 9
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Kinetics and Solubility

Bonus Episode Interview: Should I Retake the MCAT?

Ken Tao, MedSchoolCoach’s Director of MCAT Tutoring, and Sahil Mehta, Founder and President of MedSchoolCoach, join the podcast to discuss retaking the MCAT. We discuss how to determine if you should retake the MCAT and ways to improve your score. AAMC MSAR: https://apps.aamc.org/msar-ui/#/landing MCAT and GPA Grid for Applicants and Acceptees to U.S. Medical Schools: https://www.aamc.org/download/321508/data/factstablea23.pdf Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Big thanks to Ken and Sahil for joining ProspectiveDoctor’s MCAT Basics!

40 MINSEP 2
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Bonus Episode Interview: Should I Retake the MCAT?

The Eye: Physiology and Perception

This podcast covers the eye. First, I quickly cover the anatomy of the eye. Then, I break down rods, cones, and the phototransduction pathway. Last, I talk about perception. The topics here include: visual field processing, binocular vs monocular cues, and feature detection (including Magno and Parvo pathways). Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

41 MINAUG 26
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The Eye: Physiology and Perception

Immune System: Adaptive

This podcast covers the adaptive immune system. First, I introduce the cells that make up the adaptive immune system. Then, I break down the two branches of the adaptive immune system: 1) humoral immunity, 2) cell-mediated immunity. I end by recapping the whole immune system. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

42 MINAUG 19
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Immune System: Adaptive

Immune System: Innate

This podcast covers the innate immune system. First, I introduce the cells that make up the innate immune system. Next, I discuss three important aspects of the innate immune system: 1) anatomical barriers, 2) general inflammatory response, 3) the complement system and describe their role within it. Innate Immune System Paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK26846/ Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

47 MINAUG 12
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Immune System: Innate

Separation & Purification Techniques

This podcast covers several common separation and purification laboratory techniques that you may see on the MCAT. I have broken this subject down into three different categories: small molecules, proteins, and cells. Within the small molecule category, I cover: extraction, crystallization and recrystallization, and chromatography (TLC and HPLC). In the protein category, I cover: SDS-page, precipitation, isoelectric focusing, and chromatography (size-exclusion, affinity, and ion-exchange). Last, in the cell category, I briefly cover: centrifugation, flow cytometry, and microfluidics. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

63 MINAUG 5
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Separation & Purification Techniques

Circuits

This podcast covers circuits in detail. First, I breakdown what I consider to be the most important circuit variables: voltage, current, resistance, and power. Then, I discuss circuit components, including resistors, batteries, capacitors, and switches. Last, I tell you what you need to know about Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Law. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: sasm6771@colorado.edu Thanks for listening!

48 MINJUL 8
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Circuits

Latest Episodes

Translational Motion

This podcast covers translation motion. First, I cover vectors. Then, I talk about position, velocity, and acceleration. The link for the example I work through in this segment is below. Last, I talk about free fall and projectile motion. Example Link:https://www.geogebra.org/m/pdNj3DgD Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

51 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Translational Motion

Cell Organelles

This podcast covers the cell organelles. I break these down into five categories, organelles within: 1) all cells, 2) eukaryotic cells, 3) plant and bacterial cells, 4) human and bacterial cells, 5) human cells only, 6) plant cells only. In all, I cover the following organelles: ribosomes, vacuoles, cytoskeleton, plasma membrane, peroxisome proteasome, nucleus, nucleolus, ER (smooth and rough), Golgi apparatus, lysosome, cell wall, flagella, mitochondria, melanosome, flagella, and chloroplasts. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

58 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Cell Organelles

BONUS: Polyatomic Ions and Solubility Rules

This podcast covers the polyatomic ions to know and the solubility rules. Polyatomic ions start at 2:00 and solubility rules start at 6:00. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

10 MINSEP 16
Comments
BONUS: Polyatomic Ions and Solubility Rules

Kinetics and Solubility

This podcast covers chemical kinetics and solubility. First, I cover topics within kinetics including: general concept, collision theory, rate laws, and the Arrhenius equation. Then, I break down solubility. Topics in this segment include general concept, solubility product (Ksp), the common ion effect, selective precipitation, and Henry’s law. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

51 MINSEP 9
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Kinetics and Solubility

Bonus Episode Interview: Should I Retake the MCAT?

Ken Tao, MedSchoolCoach’s Director of MCAT Tutoring, and Sahil Mehta, Founder and President of MedSchoolCoach, join the podcast to discuss retaking the MCAT. We discuss how to determine if you should retake the MCAT and ways to improve your score. AAMC MSAR: https://apps.aamc.org/msar-ui/#/landing MCAT and GPA Grid for Applicants and Acceptees to U.S. Medical Schools: https://www.aamc.org/download/321508/data/factstablea23.pdf Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Big thanks to Ken and Sahil for joining ProspectiveDoctor’s MCAT Basics!

40 MINSEP 2
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Bonus Episode Interview: Should I Retake the MCAT?

The Eye: Physiology and Perception

This podcast covers the eye. First, I quickly cover the anatomy of the eye. Then, I break down rods, cones, and the phototransduction pathway. Last, I talk about perception. The topics here include: visual field processing, binocular vs monocular cues, and feature detection (including Magno and Parvo pathways). Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

41 MINAUG 26
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The Eye: Physiology and Perception

Immune System: Adaptive

This podcast covers the adaptive immune system. First, I introduce the cells that make up the adaptive immune system. Then, I break down the two branches of the adaptive immune system: 1) humoral immunity, 2) cell-mediated immunity. I end by recapping the whole immune system. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

42 MINAUG 19
Comments
Immune System: Adaptive

Immune System: Innate

This podcast covers the innate immune system. First, I introduce the cells that make up the innate immune system. Next, I discuss three important aspects of the innate immune system: 1) anatomical barriers, 2) general inflammatory response, 3) the complement system and describe their role within it. Innate Immune System Paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK26846/ Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

47 MINAUG 12
Comments
Immune System: Innate

Separation & Purification Techniques

This podcast covers several common separation and purification laboratory techniques that you may see on the MCAT. I have broken this subject down into three different categories: small molecules, proteins, and cells. Within the small molecule category, I cover: extraction, crystallization and recrystallization, and chromatography (TLC and HPLC). In the protein category, I cover: SDS-page, precipitation, isoelectric focusing, and chromatography (size-exclusion, affinity, and ion-exchange). Last, in the cell category, I briefly cover: centrifugation, flow cytometry, and microfluidics. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com Thanks for listening!

63 MINAUG 5
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Separation & Purification Techniques

Circuits

This podcast covers circuits in detail. First, I breakdown what I consider to be the most important circuit variables: voltage, current, resistance, and power. Then, I discuss circuit components, including resistors, batteries, capacitors, and switches. Last, I tell you what you need to know about Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Law. Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: sasm6771@colorado.edu Thanks for listening!

48 MINJUL 8
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Circuits