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MCAT Basics (from MedSchoolCoach)

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...