Amino Acid Peptide Linkage Formation and Hydrolysis Reactions

Amino acids are the building blocks of living things. This makes the process of making/breaking bonds critical to understanding biological sciences. This video walks you through the formation of an amino acid bond – the peptide bond, as well as breaking the bonds through hydrolysis. (Watch on YouTube: Peptide Linkage/Hydrolysis. Click CC for transcription) Links […]

Calculating Oxidation Numbers in MCAT General Chemistry

Oxidation numbers can be confusing, unless you think of it as charge (real or imaginary) associated with each specific atom in a complex molecule or polyatomic ion.     Calculating Oxidation Numbers Video 1 – Oxidation Numbers This video shows you how to find and calculate oxidation numbers when given simple and complex molecules or […]

2019 MCAT Dates

Taking the MCAT in 2019? The dates are finally out though registration doesn’t open until late October. 2019 cycle is over, Click HERE to see 2020 Test Dates! What you’re looking at here: This year is slightly different in that the US and Canadian schedules are not the same. The MCAT is typically offered a […]

MCAT Math Trick for Raising Decimals To Exponents No Calculator

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

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

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 […]