David Nguyen

Senior Education Consultant

Ph.D. in Endocrinology, UC Berkeley
B.A. in Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley





Career Fields

Biomedical research, Biology Teacher, Starting/managing non-profits


Areas of Expertise

Biomedical Research, Ph.D. Programs in the Life Sciences, Science Fairs, Pep Talks, Writing Curriculum, Publishing in Science Journals, Science Writing for the Public, Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviews



Dave is a tumor biologist with an interest in why childhood trauma increases a person’s risk of having cancer during adulthood. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Cancer InCytes Magazine, a public health e-magazine that discusses the healthcare challenges facing disadvantaged populations.

His passion to raise the next generation of thinkers and doers has also led him into the education consulting industry. Dave obtained his B.A. and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. He did post-doctoral research jointly between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and New York University.

He formerly taught biochemistry to general biology. Dave’s passion is to better society through influencing education reform, social justice, and cancer research. He likes to train the next generation of thinkers & doers.

“Talent without discipline is wasted. Skill without character is destructive. Potential without nurture is dormant. Wanting to be a winner without learning how to lose well is shortsighted. Ambition without resilience will fall short.”

Center Location:

Almaden, Cupertino, Evergreen


My Articles

  • 6 Advantages of Earning College Credits in High School
  • The Inside Scoop- Cooper Union
  • The Art of Writing Resumes: How Long Does It Take to Burn a Sheet of Paper?
  • Strategies for the New UC Personal Statement Format
  • The Inside Scoop – University of Illinois
  • Are You Waitlisted? Here’s How to Craft an Appeal Letter
  • The Inside Scoop – Tulane University
  • The Inside Scoop – Rhode Island School of Design
  • How do you spend your time on the internet?
  • Why You Shouldn’t Take the New SAT
  • Overcoming Video Game Addiction
  • Why You Should Avoid Speed Reading
  • 10 Tips on Reading Better While Retaining More
  • 5 Factors to Consider When Picking Your SAT/ACT Testing Location
  • The Value of Playing Team Sports: Lifelong Skills for the Real World and Workplace


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