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MCAT Basics (from MedSchoolCoach)

Dec 28, 2020

In this bonus episode, Chase DiMarco joins to discuss clinical rotations that occur during the 3rd and 4th years of medical school (for most programs). Hear 5 tips for clinical rotations from the experts, audio from Chase's podcast The 1-Minute Preceptor Podcast is tied in throughout the episode.

  • [4:12] What are...

Dec 7, 2020

Episode 54

This MCAT podcast covers the doppler effect. Sam discusses the the general concept of the doppler effect and the equation that describes it.


  • [00:32] Introduction
  • [01:40] The Doppler Effect Concept
  • [09:05] The Doppler Effect Equation


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Nov 23, 2020

Episode 53

This MCAT podcast covers viruses. I cover virus structure, viral life cycle, transduction vs transfection, classification, viral mutation, and subviral particles.

  • [01:17] Definition of a Virus
  • [02:14] Virus Structure
  • [11:15] Viral Life Cycle
  • [18:02] Bacteriophage Life Cycles
  • [21:41] Retrovirus Life...

Nov 16, 2020

Madhavi Murali discusses transitioning to medical school, resources for studying, and how students can prepare for medical school and the Step 1 exam.


  • [00:44] Madhavi’s Academic Background and the BA/MD Program
  • [03:41] Things Madhavi Learned When Transitioning from BA to MD
  • [05:12] Resources for Developing Study...

Nov 2, 2020

Episode 52

This MCAT podcast covers work and energy. I cover the mathematical and conceptual definitions of work, the sign convention of work, mechanical advantage and path dependency. In terms of energy, I discuss the general definition of energy, energy vs. work, the different types of energy, and heat...