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.
We include a Free Introductory Hour with the purchase of any of our study packages. Not satisfied after the first hour? You can receive a full 100% refund with our Money-Back Guarantee. At anytime, all unused hours in your package are refundable.
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 an individualized study plan tailored to your needs, but a medical student 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.
Top MCAT Tutors
Sophia H.MCAT: 528, 100 %ile
Sophia is a current medical student at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She graduated from NYU with a B.A. in Economics. When preparing for the MCAT, she studied for three months for the April 2016 MCAT and…
Jordan L.MCAT: 523 (100th %)
Jordan is a medical student at NYU School of Medicine. He graduated from Yale University in May 2017 with a degree in history. After graduating, he spent a gap year working as a tutoring fellow at an underserved school in New…
Sarah is a 4th year medical student at Harvard Medical School. She was intrigued initially by the psychology of human actions and wanted to learn more about the brain. She majored in Neuroscience and Behavior at Columbia University, where she conducted…
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.
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 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® MCAT Guidebook and MCAT Practice Test with your study package.
Speak with a current medical student to see what worked for them.
We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.
Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.
There is no better way to prepare for the MCAT than 1-on-1 sessions that are focused on your needs.
$1299 Quick Review
$2299 In-Depth Plan
$3199 High Achiever Plan
You create your plan
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:
1When did you begin your MCAT test prep?
2Did you prepare for the old MCAT?
3Have you taken an official MCAT test before?
4Have you taken an MCAT practice test?
5How did you score on each section?
6Are you struggling with content?
7Are you struggling with strategy?
8What are your best days/times of availability to meet with a tutor?
9Do 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 Systems118 to 132, Center at 125
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills118 to 132, Center at 125
Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems118 to 132, Center at 125
Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior118 to 132, Center at 125
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
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.
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: 08/01/2018
Word Count: 300 – 500 words
How to Enter:
- Craft an essay that responds to the prompt.
- Proofread your essay thrice!
- Attach your PDF essay submission and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “TTP Pre-Med Scholarship 2018”
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