Ken Tao PhD Director of MCAT | MedSchoolCoach

Ken Tao PhDDirector of MCAT

Dr. Tao graduated from UC Berkeley with a BS in Bioengineering and a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology and completed his PhD at Harvard University. He is nationally recognized as a premier MCAT tutor and leads the industry’s most elite tutoring team.

Ken Tao, Director of MCAT, MedSchoolCoach

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Bio

Ken Tao graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi, as well as the recipient of the Jeffrey A. Winer Memorial Prize, which is the award given to the top graduating senior in the neurobiology emphasis of the Molecular and Cell Biology major. Ken completed his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Harvard University and has publications in Neuron and Nature Metabolism. Ken is nationally recognized as a premier MCAT mind. He has worked with thousands of undergraduate students as a graduate teaching assistant, adjunct faculty member, and MCAT instructor/tutor for the Princeton Review and MedSchoolCoach. At Princeton Review, Ken was the only tutor certified in all subjects, one of the highest-rated MCAT tutors ever, and a teacher trainer for Princeton Review’s MCAT division. He has written content for dozens of MCAT books and guides. Ken has over 10,000 hours of MCAT teaching experience and his track record for improving student scores on the MCAT is exceptional. Many of his students have achieved MCAT scores >40 on the old exam and >520 on the current exam.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate: BS and BA - University of California, Berkeley
Graduate: PhD - Harvard University

SCORES

99th Percentile

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

MCAT Tutoring - all sections

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