Last Updated on
Last Updated on
Tutor the People offers online and in person Portland MCAT tutoring. We believe that every student is unique and deserves tailored MCAT test prep.
Portland MCAT Tutors 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 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.
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.
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.
$1599 Quick Review
$2799 In-Depth Plan
$3599 High Achiever Plan
You create your plan
Top Portland MCAT Tutors Tutors
Lindsay is a medical student at MUSC. She graduated with a BS in Neuroscience from Furman University. While at Furman, she tutored other students in Biological Psychology and Psychology Methods/Statistics courses. She also taught Spanish to senior citizens through the…
Mike H., MD/MA
Mike graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine with an MD/MA in 2013, and as an MD, Mike appreciates the difficulty of the medical school application process from both sides. Before medical school he worked as a scientist in biotech for 10 years,…
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…
To begin, we first learn about our MCAT students– specifically their history studying for the MCAT and past experiences with the sciences. In order to match students with effective and personalized private Portland MCAT 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 an MCAT tutor?
9How soon would you like to get started?
10Do you prefer in-person or online tutoring?
We'll Help you achieve your goals
Free Introductory Hour
Not sure how much MCAT tutoring you need? We offer a Free Introductory Hour to all of our packages. You can expand all of our MCAT study packages at the same discounted package rate, and all unused hours are refundable.
Our Tutors are Superhuman
Sometime 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 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.
Individualized Study Plan and Materials
We provide a Free AAMC® materials with every tutoring package so you and your tutor can create a MCAT tutoring study plan for your following meetings. Meetings will be tailored based on your MCAT performance and the foundation of your existing knowledge. Already satisfied with your study materials? Perfect. Our tutors have your materials too. If you need advice on which materials to use, just ask your MCAT tutor or your medical student advisor that offers free prep and application advice with each package.
Medical School and Opportunities in Portland
Portland offers terrific medical schools and research opportunities. Among them, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) offers dentistry, medicine, nursing and public health programs all in one single center. Their goal is to provide valuable education in order to enable student and institutional success. US News and World Report ranked OHSU 5th overall in Primary Care Rankings.
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine(OCOM) is a medical college that is famous for teaching acupuncture. It is the number 1 acupuncture college in the U.S.A. If you are interested in exploring Eastern medicine, then OCOM may be the best possible choice for you. OCOM values supportive relationships, trust, heart, humor, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Research programs are very rich in OCOM. Students need at least “C” grades in general biology, general chemistry, and introduction to psychology in order to apply.
Carrington College is a 50-year-old college that provides primary care education. The environment in this college is very friendly which helps to take part in higher research. It has around 22 programs available.
National University of Natural Medicine(NUNM) is one of the most renowned universities in the world in the field of natural medicine. Moreover, it is of the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and evidence-based research. Naturopathic medicine, classical Chinese medicine, integrative medicine research, integrative mental health, global health, massage therapy, and Ayurveda are their most popular programs available right now.
We specialize in taking an individualized approach with every student. 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 prep materials to every student.
After we learn about each student and their experience with the exam, our team then matches you with Portland MCAT tutors who match your availability and your specific MCAT needs.
We also offer small group MCAT tutoring. The 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 on MCAT prep, just contact us to form an MCAT study group. Group MCAT tutoring is offered both online and in-person.
Just starting your MCAT 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
Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems118 to 132, Center at 125
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems118 to 132, Center at 125
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills118 to 132, Center at 125
Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior118 to 132, Center at 125
It is no doubt that students benefit from a customized, one on one approach to learning. When studying for a test as difficult as the MCAT, the one on one approach is especially crucial. Students who approach their prep in a more traditional, classroom setting, often obtain a general understanding of the content covered on the exam but are deprived of the focus needed to delve into the complex areas of the material. Because the MCAT is tested on such specific concepts piled on top of fundamental areas in science, it is crucial that students grasp the full basis of each science, before learning the intricacies that build upon them. Our Portland MCAT test prep can help students no matter what page they are on. Maybe a premed is a stellar student, but never fully understood the role of amino acids in high school chemistry. Working with a MCAT tutor one on one, the pre med and the tutor can diagnose exactly in which areas of the exam the student is struggling most, then develop a carefully curated study schedule around the student’s strengths and areas of weakness.
More Info & Resources
Best Places to study MCAT in Portland:
The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library: the largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff, and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon.
MCAT Testing Center Locations in Portland, OR:
MCAT and Pre-Med Resources in Portland :
Qualifying hard-working students who attend one of the 7 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Tennessee can participate in the BS/MD program offered through Meharry Medical College.
MCAT and Related Events in Portland :
Lan Su Lecture Series: Frontier Doctors is going to taking place on 22 May 2018 14:00 – 15:00 Lan Su Chinese Garden, Northwest Everett Street 239, Portland, Oregon, United States and it’s a public event and anyone can join.
Healthy Aging Series is going to happen in NUNM on May 16th, June 6th, and June 20th, 2018.
2018 Traditional Roots Conference is going to taking place in NUNM on May 18–20, 2018.
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 Portland MCAT test prep, 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 is a very expensive one. That’s why we provide students with expert Portland MCAT test prep to help them succeed, regardless of their financial backgrounds.