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Ken Tao

Director of MCAT

Ken graduated from UC 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, the award given to the top graduating senior in the Neurobiology emphasis of the Molecular and Cell Biology major. Ken is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University.


Ken is nationally recognized as a premier MCAT mind. He has worked with thousands of undergraduate students as a graduate teaching assistant and MCAT instructor/tutor for the Princeton Review. At Princeton Review, Ken was the only tutor certified in all subjects, was one of the highest rated MCAT tutors ever and was a teacher trainer for Princeton Review’s MCAT division. Additionally, Ken worked to found Magoosh’s MCAT division. He has written content for dozens of MCAT books and guides.


Ken’s track record for improving student scores on the MCAT is exceptional. Scores of his students have achieved MCAT scores >40 on the old exam and >520 on the current exam.

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  • Director of MCAT

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