June 28, 2019

For many students, high school is a perfect time to gain the science and math foundation for a career in medicine. Becoming a doctor is a long and arduous path, full of science classes.

At Transformation Tutoring, we often find high school teachers explaining subjects in an easier and more digestible ways than college professors. What subjects would be useful to take in high school?

1. AP Chemistry

AP Chemistry is a colleg...

June 24, 2019

How to identify a weak acid?

A weak acid is an acid that does not dissociate completely. If we are given a Ka for an acid that is small, the acid must be weak. For strong acids, Kat are not even usually given, unless the professor is trying to trick you.

There are three definitions of acids:

Arrhenius acid- Hydrogen ion producer when in water.

Bronsted Lowry acid - proton (H+) donor

Lewis acid - electron pair acceptor.

I...

June 21, 2019

I met Erica at the very beginning of my tutoring career for chemistry tutoring. Her hard work and motivation was very inspiring. I had no doubt Erica would be able to achieve her dreams of becoming a physical therapist, and she did! Her hard work and resilient spirit are infatuating.

1. Why did you decide to become a Physical Therapist?

I ran track & field when I was in grade school and when I had injuries, the phys...

June 17, 2019

Chemistry regent in approaching. This year, it will be administered on June 25, 2019 at 9 am.

Format: The test consists of fifty multiple choice questions and thirty-five short response questions.

Score conversion: There is a score conversion for every Chemistry Regent administered. For example for June 2012 test, a student got got 1 answer wrong would get 98, 10 answers wrong would be 86, and 36 answers wrong would pas...

June 13, 2019

Physics Regent Exam, June 19, 2018

3. While taking off from an aircraft carrier, a jet starting from rest accelerates uniformly to a final speed of 40. meters per second on a runway that is 70. meters long. What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the jet?

Let's first determine what we are given. We have initial speed = 0 since the jet starts at rest. We also have a final speed of 40 m/s. We have distance of 70 meters...

June 11, 2019

NYU Post baccalaureate Prehealth program is a program for student who have earned their undergraduate degrees and are now looking to enter the medical field and have to take pre health courses. Students in this programs are looking to enter medicine or dentistry fields among many others. 

Here is the list of the courses students in the postbac programs will take: general chemistry I and lab, general chemistry I...

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