Backpack Trick for Organic Chemistry Reactions

Backpack Trick for Organic Chemistry Reactions by Leah4sci

When it comes to organic chemistry reactions, many students focus on learning the EXACT steps by memorizing the SPECIFIC molecules presented in their books and lecture slides. Then, when something looks even slightly different on the exam, they panic! One such scenario: replacing water with alcohol in a reaction sequence – either as the attacking molecule or […]

3 Steps to Raising Your MCAT Scores With Full Length Practice Tests

3 Steps to Raising Your MCAT Scores With Full Length Practice Tests leah4sci

Despite testing you on 3 years worth of undergraduate sciences, the MCAT is not an exam of mere content. Instead, it’s an exam that tests your ability to endure, reason through difficult experiments, and make a correct decision under pressure! All those hard sciences, with literally seconds to decide answers. And so, despite all the […]

Should I Retake my MCAT? If so, When?

Should I Retake my MCAT and When by Leah4sci

You’ve done everything in your power to prepare for the MCAT. You’ve sat for the exam, You hit “Score,” And now you wait. A 30 day wait for your scores can be restlessly nerve wracking. Ideally, you went into the exam 100% ready, And hit your target score. But things happen, And sometimes the exam does […]

MCAT Math Trick for Raising Decimals To Exponents No Calculator

MCAT Math Trick for Raising Decimals to Exponents No Calculator MCAT Leah Fisch

Decimals and Exponents can be tough without a calculator, but YOU can learn how to do them quickly! This video will teach you how to quickly solve examples such as (0.3)^2 and (0.05)^3 without a calculator! Save precious time on your MCAT practice and time on you official exam by mastering this MCAT Math Trick! […]

Mole and Avogadro’s Number in MCAT General Chemistry

Mole and Avogadro's Number in MCAT General Chemistry by Leah4sci

Moles and Avogadro’s number are big! And they come across as overwhelming. But YOU can master them! This video covers the definition of Moles, with an illustration showing the logic of moles in general chemistry. You’ll also see how to easily and quickly convert from and to them on the MCAT. You’ll see conversions including […]

Percent By Mass Composition MCAT General Chemistry

Stoichiometry & Reactions 5 Percent by Mass Composition Leah4sci

All the composition by percent mass questions don’t have to be confusing. You can use them to get the information you need! Learn ONE rule for them all! This video makes this concept simple. You’ll see WHY and HOW these equations work, instead of memorizing all the different percent formulas. You will see examples worked step-by-step my […]

Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction and Mechanism

Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction & Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Leah4sci_preview

During synthesis, protecting a reactant is a game changer. Without this ability, arriving at the correct product will be painful and sometimes near impossible. Utilizing a cyclic acetal protecting group is one of the handiest tools we can have in our synthesis arsenals. This video will so you a step-by-step detailed mechanism along with tips for redrawing, […]

Improve Study Focus and Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique for Premeds by Leah4sci

Receiving your medical school acceptance letter, the white coat ceremony, graduating with that MD or DO and finally seeing patients as a doctor. You’ve dreamed of nothing else for years! But in order to get there you have to study. You want to study… you’re committed to studying…but somehow the studying just doesn’t….flow? You can’t […]