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Our tutoring philosophy is to focus on the individual student. A top-scoring, experienced private tutor will help you master the material included on the MCAT, either in-person or online. From improving your scores on the CARS section to helping you dissect complex MCAT biochemistry problems, our MCAT tutors have a proven track record of helping students receive acceptances to top medical schools.

Tutor the People’s expert team of medical students and doctors will help you every step of the way to ensure your best chance of acceptance through private tutoring that is tailored to your needs.

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    Our Tutors are Superhuman

    Some time ago MCAT tutoring became a product, with huge companies focused on meager average score increases. One medical student was unsatisfied with the status quo and co-founded Tutor the People with the goal of personalizing MCAT test prep based on the needs of the individual student, not the needs of a focus group. We hire tutors who not only received top scores on the MCAT, but also have a passion and skill for teaching their students how to recreate their success on test day.

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    Money-Back Guarantee

    We include a Free Introductory Hour with enrollment in any of our MCAT study packages. Dissatisfied after the first lesson? You can receive a full 100% refund with our Money-Back Guarantee. Additionally, any unused hours in your package are refundable at any time throughout your prep. 

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    A Team of Experts Dedicated to Your Success

    With every MCAT tutoring package you not only receive a top-percentile scoring MCAT tutor who creates a customized study plan tailored to your needs, but an MD medical school admissions advisor who can help you with your application timeline and essays, and a personal academic strategist who is there to support you every step of the way. 

Success Stories
I have had an amazing experience working with Tutor the People. The MCAT can be really intimidating but from the moment I contacted them I have received nothing but support, valuable information and encouragement. Since I had to study during the semester, I was very concerned about fitting in enough time to properly prepare between classes and research. But my tutor immediately helped me organize a great, personalized study plan and assisted me in finding the best MCAT prep materials I didn't even know existed. In the end, I earned a 522 (99% percentile) and I know I couldn't have done it without the help from Tutor the People!
Ashley L. MCAT
522, 99th %
I would highly recommend Tutor the People. Initially, I was hesitant as my sessions would have to be online, but it was clear from the first meeting that I had made the right choice. Eliza, Andrew & Lifeng helped me increase my score by 11 points. Their ability to make the process seamless, understand my needs and to create a unique approach worked for me. Not only did I receive an excellent tutor, Lifeng, who was flexible, had a deep understanding of the MCAT and knew how to prepare for it, I also received a team behind him hoping that I succeed. Compared to a bigger prep company (who I tutored with before), I believe Tutor the People has your back and wants to see you succeed. This is what made the difference for me and I could not be happier with my decision. Vanessa S. (Vancouver, BC)
Vanessa S. MCAT
5 stars are not enough to rate Tutor the People. They go beyond what most MCAT prep courses offer. I highly recommend them for MCAT and medical school preparations. Not only did they help me score 15 points higher on my MCAT, but also helped me during the medical school application process. Very thankful for this great program!! :)
Ingrid B. MCAT
I learned how to maximize my study time, which materials to use, and how to attack specific kinds of questions that I frequently struggled with. Both of my tutors took time to make sure that I understood the answer to each question. They pushed me to dedicate significant amounts of time to studying, and they helped me use this time in the best way. I am so happy with my choice to work with Tutor the People and study independently rather than taking a course through a well-known company. This opportunity raised my MCAT score by 7 points from my first practice test and helped me excel in my weakest subjects. I would highly recommend Tutor the People if you are looking to work hard with tutors who are committed to your success and if you want to master the new MCAT in an efficient and fulfilling way.
Austen H. MCAT
522, 99th Percentile
I never thought I would be able to achieve a 12 on the Physical Sciences, and if I had only done a group class, I never would have. All of my friends are extremely impressed because I am the one who went with the tutor and self-discipline study method, and so far, I have scored the highest on the MCAT. With a good tutor like Ben from Tutor the People and the drive to succeed, achieving your goal is most definitely possible.
Stasha O. MCAT
37, 98th Percentile
I can't say enough good things about Crystal. She's super patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging. The first time I took the MCAT I got a 31 even though I felt I've done all I could in terms of content. I wanted to improve my score but was hitting roadblocks studying independently because I couldn't pinpoint exactly why I got certain questions wrong, and thus did not know how best to correct them. Crystal was extremely good at this and taught me many strategies to conquer types of questions that I couldn't previously. There were also times during verbal review that I just felt burnt out and discouraged given how hard it is to improve verbal scores, but Crystal was patient with me and drilled strategies with me constantly. I ended up getting an 11 on verbal!
Lisa S. mcat
36 MCAT Score, 97th Percentile
Prior to choosing Tutor the People as my verbal MCAT prep source I was a bit hesitant about having the sessions over Skype. However, after meeting for our first trial session I was positive my tutor was the man for the job. He was well organized and structured the course to fit my schedule. He was very communicative as to how the sessions would progress and where we should be towards the middle and end of our course. Not only was he a master at the verbal section, but he was able to effectively teach me his strategies, and help me craft the skill set necessary to be successful. The investment was well worth it and my tutor helped me increase my verbal score by 5 points!
Gabriel G. MCAT
I used TTP as I prepared for the MCAT and primary AMCAS application. My tutor was phenomenal, the personalized approach to studying allowed me to get the most out of my sessions. The sessions focused on giving me tools to approach the test, along with high yield information leading me to meet my goal score. Following test, the mentors also met with me several times to perfect my personal statements (at no additional cost to me). The advising I received was beyond anything that I expected. I highly recommend Tutor the People for their personalized approach to tutoring, cost effectiveness, and proven results.
Kacie H. MCAT
I used Tutor the People to study for the MCAT, and absolutely LOVED the tutor I worked with. He was very knowledgeable and able to cater my study schedule to my individuals needs. I managed to increase my score from the last time I took the MCAT by 4 points using tutor the people. You pay for as many hours as you think you need and if you don't use it all they'll refund it to you! They even include some practice materials from the AAMC website in their tutoring package, including a practice test and question bank. One of the founders PERSONALLY reached out to me and worked with me to write a brilliant personal statement FOR FREE. Even after submitting he was still willing to talk me through ideas for how to write secondaries. I honestly loved my time working with the people from Tutor the People and would HIGHLY recommend it to anyone applying to medical school. I love tutor the people!
Beth B. MCAT
While studying for the MCAT, I found TTP after completing my free-repeat course with Kaplan. I had taken the exam and Kaplan's course once before, however, I wasn't satisfied with my original score. After retaking the Kaplan course, my progress seemed to plateau and that's when I found TTP online. I called on a Saturday morning, and Eliza walked me through their entire process, answering all of my questions thoroughly. Very responsive, and understanding of my situation, Eliza quickly worked to pair me with a tutor despite my last minute needs. While my first tutor pair was not a great match, Eliza was happy to switch me to someone I thought might be a better fit. I ended up working with Dominique over Skype, who set up a plan to accommodate my needs and schedule. Covering material and strategy along the way, I was scoring significantly better on practice exams this time around with TTP before taking the exam. Dominique was also great about checking in on my stress and endurance levels the entire time I was studying. I would highly recommend TTP. All staff is incredibly accessible, receptive, and helpful.
Emily W. MCAT

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MCAT Study Packages

Top-Scoring MCAT Tutors

Our MCAT tutors score within the 94th percentile or above on the exam. In addition to top scores, we vet our tutors to make sure they have a digestible didactic method. We’re exclusive: only 2% of tutors who apply make the cut.

Money-Back Guarantee

We add a Free Introductory Hour to every package, so students can meet their tutor and develop a customized study plan before beginning their paid package hours. All unused hours are refundable, so you can try our MCAT tutoring risk-free.

Free P.S. Revision and AAMC® Materials

Prep using materials from a wide variety of companies in addition to AAMC® materials issued directly from the test-makers. We include an AAMC®’s Online-Only Official MCAT Prep Bundle with your study package.

M.D. Advisor

GPA not that great? Work with our M.D. advisor to pinpoint any red flags in your application and ways to make up for any areas of weakness. All for free without subtracting from your package hours. Unlimited personal statement (P.S.) revisions. Work with the advising team as much or as little as you would like.

Payment Plans

We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.

Customized Scheduling

Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.

1-on-1 Sessions

There is no better way to prepare for the MCAT than 1-on-1 sessions that are focused on your needs.

Our Approach

We start off by learning about our MCAT students. In order to provide effective and personalized tutors, it is important that we understand your history and struggles with the MCAT. Some of the information we seek includes:

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    When did you begin your MCAT test prep?
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    Did you prepare for the old MCAT?
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    Have you taken an official MCAT test before?
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    Have you taken an MCAT practice test?
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    How did you score on each section?
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    Are you struggling with content?
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    Are you struggling with strategy?
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    What are your best days/times of availability to meet with a tutor?
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    Do you prefer in-person or online tutoring?

After we learn about each student and their experience with the exam, our team then matches you with the best tutor who matches your availability and your specific MCAT needs.

We specialize in taking an individualized approach to MCAT private tutoring with every student. Our MCAT tutors create a unique study plan for each student, one that is tailored to the student’s strengths and areas of improvement. In addition, we provide free AAMC® MCAT test prep materials to every student.

We also offer small group MCAT tutoring. The MCAT test prep groups are formed on an as-needed basis, so whether you are an individual looking to form a group, or a group of friends/classmates who want to save some money, just contact us to form an MCAT study group. Group MCAT tutoring is offered both online and in-person.

Just starting your MCAT test prep? Here’s some information about the MCAT® Test:

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is a computer-based standardized test that Admissions Committees use as a tool to determine your future medical school success. The exam is designed to assess problem solving skills, critical thinking, and knowledge of scientific concepts and principles.

The Total Score
  • Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
    118 to 132, Center at 125
  • Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills
    118 to 132, Center at 125
  • Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
    118 to 132, Center at 125
  • Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior
    118 to 132, Center at 125
Each of the 4 section scores sum up to the total score. The MCAT median score is 500, and the total MCAT score ranges from 472-528.

Success on the MCAT requires a different strategy for every individual. Our private MCAT tutors work with students to determine their history with the test and gauge their “learning personality.” Once this is step is complete, your tutor will share the proven strategies to raise your scores in each section, while teaching the MCAT content a way that is tailored to you. This is Tutor the People’s approach to individualized MCAT private tutoring.

Tutor the People offers one-of-a-kind private MCAT tutoring from highly qualified tutors, both online and in-person. Our tutors have scored in the top percentiles on the MCAT and they empower students to achieve the same results. You deserve the best tutor working with you to prepare for the MCAT, and we have a lot from whom you can choose.

More Info & Resources

Free MCAT test prep Resources

Student Doctor Network Forum is a great resource for pre-med and pre-dental students. The site offers quality information about the application process and resources for students. However, keep in mind it is a forum, so don’t believe everything you read!

AAMC Study Guide offers various resources for MCAT test prep and also links to other resources online.

Tutor the People provides a Free MCAT Practice Test to all students who purchase an MCAT test prep package.

MD Applicants Tool is another free site for pre-med students. Using this tool, students can calculate their approximate probability of receiving an interview or acceptance to a school by comparing past students’ results.

MCAT Fee Assistance Program provides more information on how students can save money in the MCAT application process. Take advantage of this.

Free MCAT quiz on the NYTimes! Students are also encouraged to read NYTimes articles on varying topics to familiarize themselves with the types of language they can expect to see on the CARS section. Your MCAT tutor can also teach you critical analysis strategies that helped them to achieve a top score.

MCAT Reddit. Check it out, premedditors!

MCAT Test Dates 2018

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Read about the sections of the MCAT

MCAT Biological and Biochemical Foundations Students are expected to understand Genetics, Cell Biology, Physiology Content, and Biochemistry in this section.

 

MCAT Chemical and Physical Foundations Students are expected to understand Introductory-Level Biology, Organic and General Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and research methods and statistics.

 

MCAT Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations Students are expected to understand Psychology, Sociology, Biology, research methods and Statistics

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Students are expected to understand advanced level vocabulary and writing skills, in order to make sense of the passage as a whole using reasoning within the text.

We acknowledge that every student is unique, and we specialize in taking an individualized approach in every lesson. Our MCAT tutors create unique study plans tailored to each individual student’s needs. The MCAT study schedule is personalized for YOU alone in the one-on-one tutoring sessions.

In group MCAT tutoring, the tutor surveys the group’s needs as a whole, and then (s)he dedicates every lesson to the group’s needs, while applying each individual’s needs to the lesson plans.

Our tutoring prices are more affordable than our competitors and we offer extended payment plans so that all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential on the MCAT. We understand that the process of applying to medical school and MCAT test prep is a very expensive one. That’s why we provide students with expert private MCAT tutoring to help them succeed and various payment options.

Tutor the People Pre-Med Scholarship

We provide ongoing pre-medical scholarships for undergraduate tuition, in addition to our expert one-on-one MCAT prep. Among our recent winners, there’s Krista P., an MS3 at The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Derian P. is another recent winner, and he studies pre-medical sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. The 2018 Pre-Med Scholarship winner is Chirag D., a pre-med student at USC.

Prize Details:

Scholarship Recipient: $1,000 payable to your current undergraduate or future medical school tuition.
Essay Prompt: How will an MD degree help you achieve your life goals?
Due Date: 11/01/2019
Word Count: 300 – 500 words
Format: MLA

How to Enter:

  1. Craft an essay that responds to the prompt.
  2. Proofread your essay thrice!
  3. Attach your PDF essay submission and email it to scholarships@tutorthepeople.com with the subject “TTP Pre-Med Scholarship 2018”

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