Whether you are just beginning your PA-CAT test prep or just want some extra practice before the exam, our expert PA-CAT tutors are here to help you every step of the way. At Tutor The People we understand how important the PA-CAT is for you to get into your dream PA school. That’s why we work with you to improve your understanding of the material, not memorization of facts. Our experts are here to help ensure that you can take what you’ve learned during your test prep beyond the exam and into your future career.

We do this by taking a more personal approach to PA-CAT test prep. We work with each student to create a custom study plan uniquely designed to help you retain the information. In addition to content, our expert tutors will work with you on testing strategies and the application of concepts so you can use what you’ve learned in future schooling and beyond. Our goal is to help prepare you so you can walk confidently into the testing center and into the PA school of your dreams.

We'll Help you achieve your goals
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    Our Tutors Are Superhuman

    The PA-CAT is so new that knowing who to turn to for help can be difficult. That’s where we come in. Our expert tutors are knowledgeable in all of the subjects you will encounter on the PA-CAT, but they’re also experts in testing strategies and PA school applications. At Tutor the People, we want to make sure you fully understand the material through customized PA-CAT tutoring strategies that focus on content and strategy so you can ace your exam.

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    Money-Back Guarantee

    A Free Introductory Hour is included with enrollment in any of our PA-CAT prep packages. Dissatisfied after the first meeting? 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 PA-CAT prep course.

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    A Team Of Experts Dedicated To Your Success

    With every PA-CAT tutoring package, you not only receive a tutor with industry experience but a human being who knows exactly what you’re going through. Our PA-CAT tutors know exactly what it takes to excel on every step of the exam, but they will also work with you to ensure you feel confident with your applications and interviews. Our experts are here to help get you every step of the way toward getting into the PA school of your dreams.

PA-CAT Study Packages

Customized Study Plan

We know that every student is on a different page. Your PA-CAT tutor will create a study plan that is tailored to your needs.

Top Scoring PA-CAT Tutors

Our PA-CAT tutors score within the 96th percentile or above on the exam. In addition to top scores, we vet each PA-CAT tutor to make sure he or she has a digestible didactic method.

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 PA-CAT prep risk-free.

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.

Top PA-CAT Tutors

  • Laila K., MBA

    Laila’s appreciation and passion for learning and teaching came at an early age. Teaching Saturday play school activities at the age of 12, she had her first TA position at her British Secondary school by 15, and began teaching English…

  • Noelle M.

    Noelle grew up in Manila, Philippines, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree (high honors) in Psychology from the University of the Philippines. She then moved to the United States and started working with the youth population as a childcare…

  • Kelly B.

    Kelly graduated from Colgate University in 2006. After a brief stint in law school, he began teaching ESL eight years ago in South America. Since that time, he has taught English in China, Thailand, and Indonesia. He has experience teaching…

Our Approach

Step 1

The first thing we do is learn about your goals, learning needs, schedule, and experience with the PA-CAT. This way we can match you with a tutor who will best suit you.

Step 2

Once you have been matched with a tutor, you will meet with them to begin planning out your PA-CAT preparation course. Rather than creating generic lesson plans, your tutor will work with you to create a personalized study program that integrates your solo study prep with tutor guidance to make the most out of your prep time.

It is important that we understand your goals and areas of focus for this exam so we can help tailor your study to the information you need the most guidance in. By creating a study plan along with your tutor, you will be able to work with a completely custom plan that is designed in every way to match your needs. The knowledge you’ll need for the PA-CAT will be necessary as you continue on into PA school and your future career, so we want to help you actually retain the information. We want to make sure that you learn and understand the material, not just memorize facts.

Step 3

Once you begin to create your plan for your test prep, your tutor will begin introducing practice questions and practice tests to help you get comfortable with the format of the PA-CAT. They will also teach you testing strategies to help relieve test anxiety and ensure that exam day will be as stress-free as possible.

 

If you prefer a group environment, we can also create a group PA-CAT prep course online or in-person to match your busy lifestyle. Groups are formed on an as-needed basis, so whenever you and your classmates are ready to take your test prep to the next level, we can help.

When the time comes for you to start your PA-CAT prep, some of the information we seek includes:

 

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    Do you have any experience with the PA-CAT?
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    If you've taken the PA-CAT exam (or practice exam) before, how did you score?
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    What sections do you feel you are strong in?
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    What sections do you feel you struggle with?
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    What prep materials are you currently using?
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    Do you have a test date scheduled?
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    What are the best days/times to meet?
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    Do you prefer an in-person or online PA-CAT prep course?
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    How soon would you like to begin?

New to PA-CAT prep? Here’s some information about the PA-CAT:

The Physician Assistant College Admission Test (PA-CAT) is a fairly new standardized test designed to assess your knowledge of key science subjects. The nine subjects covered by the PA-CAT are pre-requisites required by most PA schools and will be presented randomly on the electronic exam. You will have 4.5 hours to answer 240 multiple-choice style test questions.

Subjects that will be included on the exam include:

  • Anatomy
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • General Biology
  • General and Organic Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Statistics

Your official PA-CAT score will be released within 8 weeks after you have completed the exam and official transcripts will be sent to the schools you designate.

As this exam is designed to show your knowledge and skill level to potential PA schools, you will receive a scaled score and a subject group scaled score. This means that there is no “passing” score, but rather that your score will be compared with other applicants to determine who has the necessary skill for a particular PA program.

Don’t know where to start?

Our PA-CAT tutoring experts are here to help! Our tutors will work with you from beginning to end to help set you up for success. Whether you are still completely new to the PA-CAT or just need a little extra practice before the exam, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

The Total Score
  • Knowledge
    22% of test
  • Comprehension
    19% of test
  • Application
    41% of test
  • Analysis
    16% of test
  • Evaluation
    1% of test
  • Synthesis
    1% of test
The PA-CAT has been designed to test overall student skill, comprehension, and application - not just recall. These are the cognitive domains that the exam will assess.

What Makes Us Different

We acknowledge that every student is unique, and we specialize in taking an individualized approach in every lesson. Between work and family, we understand that life can be busy, and that’s why we let you set the schedule for your tutoring sessions. Online or In-Person, we work with you to create a PA-CAT tutoring schedule that helps you succeed while still accommodating your busy life. Every PA-CAT prep course is customized to your unique needs so that you’ll be ready to walk confidently into that testing room.

Expert Tutoring Shouldn’t Cost A Fortune

Our goal is to always fit each client’s needs so that every student can be on a path to success. We know this journey of PA-CAT prep is expensive, which is why we focus on providing expert tutoring at prices more affordable than our competitors. We also offer a money-back guarantee and extended payment plans so you can just focus on your new English language skills.

We’re Here To Accommodate You

Whether you prefer online or in-person, private tutoring or group sessions, or some kind of hybrid configuration where you mix and match plans to create the perfect schedule–we’re here for you! You can schedule your tutoring sessions so that you meet with your tutor as often as you’d like and in any kind of format you feel will be most beneficial to your learning.

More Info & Resources

Free Additional Resources

The PA-CAT exam blueprint and sample questions can be a great place to start for students just starting their test prep journey. This PDF will show you what material will be covered on the exam as well as what the questions will look like.

Still trying to figure out how the PA-CAT works? Check out this blog by The PA Life that talks about how the exam is supposed to measure future PA school success.

If you’re ready to start planning your test prep but aren’t sure where to start, take a look at this PA-CAT Study Guide.

 

Where To Register For Your Test

Click Here to visit the official PA-CAT website and begin the registration process.

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