Molecular Weight and Formula Weight Calculations

Stoichiometry & Reactions 2 Molecular Weight by Leah Fisch

Molecular weight and formula weight calculations are key to understanding the specifics behind any MCAT reaction and experiment. This includes both atomic mass unit and grams per mole calculations. And maybe even the conversion from AMU to g/mol. This video shows you how to find molecular weight in AMUs, grams per mole, and formula weight […]

Introduction to Reactions and Stoichiometry in MCAT General Chemistry

Introduction to Reactions and Stoichiometry in MCAT General Chemistry Tutorial Video by Leah Fisch

Stoichiometry is part of MCAT Chemistry Content Category 4E. This video introduces the terms you will need for mastering this content category. Learn the distinctions between atoms, compounds, covalent bonds vs ionic bonds, molecular formula vs empirical, theoretical yield vs actual yield, and much more. (Watch on YouTube: Intro to Stoichiometry. Click cc for transcription.) Links […]

MCAT Resources

MCAT Resources

With so much information out there, how do you even know where to start? Start with the the ‘How to use your MCAT resources‘ chapter in my new guide. Here is a list of resources (and why) I recommend using in preparation for your upcoming exam. Must-Have AAMC Resources: Why? because they write your exam! This […]

2018 MCAT Dates

2018 MCAT Test Date Calendar Schedule

Are you thinking of taking the MCAT in 2018? The dates are finally out! (registration doesn’t open for a bit longer) What you’re looking at here: The MCAT is typically given a number of times in January – this is the winter schedule. The regular MCAT testing cycle is from April through September. After you […]

Dimensional Analysis Unit Conversions Part 2

Unit Conversions Part 2 by Leah4sci in Unit Conversions Series

Dimensional Analysis & Unit Conversions: Video 2. This video walks you through multiple dimensional analysis examples using easy MCAT Math to help you build confidence in the simple ‘given x ratio’ conversions trick. (Watch on YouTube: Unit Conversions Pt 2. Click cc on bottom right for video transcription.) Links & Resources Mentioned In This Video: […]

Dimensional Analysis AKA Unit Conversions Part 1

Dimensional Analysis Unit Conversions on the MCAT

When it comes to dimensional analysis or unit conversions, you don’t have time to waste. This applies to your chemistry/physics class and especially on the MCAT. This video walks you through the foundation for my Given x Ratio trick to help you convert any and all units that may show up on the MCAT. No […]

SI Unit Conversion Cheat Sheet

SI units and conversion factors mcat cheat sheet leah4sci

Unit Conversions or Dimensional Analysis doesn’t have to be so confusing! The cheat sheet below is a short list of important units, prefix values and conversions to memorize for the MCAT. (You should also memorize these for your chemistry and physics classes) Start with this Tutorial Video: Unit Conversions Series Part 1 on how you can quickly […]