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Stephanie Hayes

"One of the best resources for my MCAT journey! I wish I had found it sooner, but the MCAT Mastery guide & the CARS guide were so helpful.... Scored a 513 on the actual, so thankful for these guys.

They sent emails everyday with stories from other top scorer testimonies and I would listen to them on my way to campus. Just hearing about others determination and success made it feel more real for me. The Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide and the CARS Mastery with the CARS Dissections showed me how to really dissect a CARs passage to the point where I was only missing 5 questions per full length."

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Noah Gilreath

From 496 to 510 in less than 30 Days!

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I was so desperate for anything that might help. Someone had mentioned that this was a good, affordable resource and they were spot on! The MCAT Mastery tutoring and courses are so encouraging and helpful. I wish I would have found this resource earlier in my study. These resources helped me improve me score by 12 points in one month."

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Nate Huber

From 500 to 514 (+90+ % in CARS!)

"The MCAT Mastery CARS prep course was awesome, I struggled with CARS throughout my prep until I was able to watch someone else reason through the passages. I adapted their strategies and modified them to fit my style and ended up scoring 90th+ percentile in CARS!""

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I had done all the content review and practice tests necessary to succeed, but was still not reaching my target score. I consider myself a good test taker, but this was getting ridiculous.

I first emailed the MCAT Mastery Team in a total panic. I may have started with a 493, but I had my eye on a 512. Months dragged on and I shot up passed the 500 mark, then the 505 mark, but then that's where it all stopped short. I bounced around the 503-505 range for a few weeks and eventually was at my limit. Less than a month away from my test day, I started looking up tutors like my life depended on it. I even started to compromise my dream score, asking them if a 510 was even feasible for me at this stage.

That's when they assigned me to my tutor, who helped to calm the heck down. Not only did he help me with my problem areas and send me high-yield equation sheets, he helped me understand that what was really holding me back was my mental hang up on C/P. I was out of mind angry that this one section was going to blow my chances at almost every medical school I was interested in, despite me hammering it into my head for months on end.

My tutor helped me to see the math for what it is... my score started to skyrocket. I just got my official MCAT score back this week and I am proud to say I made it out with a 511 overall and a 126 C/P!

Thank you guys! You came in clutch when I needed you most.

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The Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide was really helpful... It was helpful to see how experts would suggest how you should tackle each section of the MCAT. It also provided a lot of information on the process of taking the test.

If you are not taking a prep course yet, I would especially recommend this guide because it provides a lot of tips and strategies that you may not be able to get from the practice books itself.

Overall, I would recommend that every pre-med preparing for the MCAT should read this guide before they start any type of preparation!

I really appreciated the 130+ Scorer CARS Mastery Report. I thought it was incredibly useful, especially the part where it walks you through a practice AAMC passage. It was nice to see a detailed thought process written out for others to use. Something I did that helped, was complete the passage on my own and then read the explanation given in the mastery report to see where I could improve!

** It took me about 3 weeks to jump from my lowest (practice test #5) to highest score ( on the real MCAT). The drop was kind of a surprise because I had made a 504 on the practice test before that. I believe a part of the reason for the drop is because of my lack of focus due to some personal problems. I shouldn't have taken that particular practice test knowing that I wasn't in the right head space.

Daniel Green

Course Member


I highly recommend downloading the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide! I found it about two weeks before my exam, but I wish I'd found it sooner. Sure I knew the content, but I had no idea how to take the actual exam. It provided loads of tips on how to structure your study strategy and how to approach the problems. The study plan advice was especially helpful to me since I was self-studying and designing my own strategy.

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Valentina Viertel

Course Member


Although I wish I had found the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide sooner, it was really helpful! I only bought it about 2 weeks prior to taking the exam.

It would have been great to find it sooner and not "reinvent the wheel" with developing my study strategies.

When I did find the MCAT Mastery site and signed up for the daily emails, I couldn't believe how helpful I was finding the email tips. I downloaded the materials soon after and read the guide in a day, taking notes on all the parts that really resonated with me.

The part I needed the most was battling my test anxiety. The MCAT is a TON of pressure but those strategies helped center me."

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Rachel Stevenson

Course Member


The advice in the mastery guide was exactly what I needed to hear in my panicked state. Hearing the basic advice to review my practice exams was gold. I am so glad I googled "MCAT strategies" a week before the test or I very likely would have voided my score and had to retake. The way I see it, I spent $30, but saved $300!

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Tanmay Patil

Course Member


The MCAT Mastery documents do a good job of not only giving you tips on test taking, but also how to manage stress and to stay calm. They are very direct and honest. The strategies that are presented provide different perspectives on how to think about the questions or even different methods to approach the passages and diagrams or tables.

Another resource that helped me the most was the CARS Mastery Report. Having examples of the thought processes for the AAMC CARS question packs was very helpful and allowed me to better acclimate to the style of AAMC."

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Kayla S.

Course Member


I came across the MCAT strategy guide and was SO happy that I did. It hit on all the questions I had and all the strategies I needed to implement in my studying. Most of all, it made me really focus on the PROCESS - studying for the MCAT is not about memorizing techniques, methods, terminology. It is about connecting ideas and being able to apply them.

I spent a lot of my spring college semester taking notes on my MCAT prep books, but those only touch on the specifics and from all my studying, I really started to realize that someone could truly take the test with only basic science information and still do well as long as you know how to comprehend, analyze, make predictions, and interpret scientific readings.

This is exactly what the strategy guide helped emphasize, which was something that I had never quite grasped, since all other prep companies sell you on needing to memorizing all the specifics.

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Zaina

Tutoring Student


Zara is an absolutely amazing tutor! Before I started working with her, my score was not crossing a 500. After working with her, I noticed a significant jump in my score through my practice exams. She helped me not get intimidated by all the overwhelming information in the passages and helped my reason properly to reach the right answer. Most importantly though, Zara gave me the necessary confidence to take the exam!

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Peter Kim

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The Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide is a Must-Read for anyone who wishes to do well on the MCAT. It has amazing strategies and tips that you will not find in ANY test-prep company material (Kaplan, TPR, NextStep, etc). I wish I had known about it earlier in my studies because it brought my strategy aspect of the MCAT to a whole new level. I was hesitant at spending money on it first, but it was worth every penny.

I then went through the CARS Mastery Report which included in-depth analysis of AAMC CARS QPack. This included great strategies for CARS and showed me how high scorers think. I was getting amazing explanations for dense passages that I would have no clue on when I read through it the first time around. All answer choices were explained very logically and helped me spot out trap answers. I would highly recommend this if you are struggling with CARS.

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Tara Shannon

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The MCAT Mastery Strategy Guide was an important addition to my studying toolkit, especially as a self-studier. I highly recommend getting this guide early in your studies, but I bought it 3 weeks before my test and still believe it made a huge difference. It gave me a way to study smarter, not longer, and helped me maximize the time I had left!

Desiree Brewer

Tutoring Student


Theres not enough stars here for Mehul, I have worked with alot of tutors including some from MCAT Mastery and had already been through the MCAT prior to working with him, when I came to him I was in a time crunch, needing to make a big score increase in about a month before my test date. Let me tell you my experience during our sessions absolutely changed the game for me, he listened to what I needed and we actually tackled the issues. Mehul always went the extra mile to provide me resources and answer my questions no matter how many I sent him, most of all he believed in me. We attacked my weaknesses and just like I never let up neither did he. I typically don't do reviews, but that is just how amazing of a tutor Mehul was for me. I cannot convey my appreciation enough, if you are willing to put in the work, implement the resources and adopt the mindset (which he helps you cultivate), there is literally no limit. The investment was most definitely worth it, bottom line Mehul is excellent, he actually cares, if your looking to take your score to the next level this is definitely someone you want on your team.

Jennifer

Tutoring Student


I’ve had Savannah as my tutor and I couldn’t be more happier! Since day#1, she was very engaging and provided me with the tools I needed to approach CARS passages. As we went through sessions, we went from her holding my hand through passages, to myself completing them and getting her feedback on areas of improvement. She also was invested in seen how can my score improve. I 100% recommend MCAT mastery tutoring!

Ruby

Tutoring Student


I have only been meeting with Zara for about a week but have already learned so much about the best way to approach MCAT passages. I have learned that most of the times my issues on the science sections stem from not understanding how valuable the passage is, in terms of many of the answers being in the passage. I am excited to continue to grow my confidence and knowledge. Thank you MCAT Mastery for offering an AFFORDABLE and EXCELLENT tutoring service.

Tara Soria

Tutoring Student


Best MCAT resource!


Jack was an excellent tutor! Upon taking the MCAT for a second time, I felt lost on how to really improve. My test-taking confidence was dwindling. Jack was really able to find what I personally need to heighten my strategies and gave me my confidence back amidst the marathon of studying. MCAT Mastery is by far one of the best resources I utilized in both times studying for this beast of an exam, but I am very grateful for Jack's useful, tangible advice to lead me in a direction towards success!

Kimberly Ajalat

Tutoring Student


My tutor, Emily, was extremely helpful. My test was coming up and I was frustrated because my score wasn't improving. Emily showed me how to work through passages and gave me strategies that allowed me to finally reach my goal score.

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Annabella D.

19 Point MCAT Score Increase In 6 Weeks!

"I got sessions with a tutor and she helped me so, so much. She was really able to understand where I was getting stuck and why and then how to help. Having someone to show how they went through each passage, what they highlighted, or what they wrote down helped me a lot to actually figure out what to focus on in passages and boosted my score a ton... I was able to raise my score 19 points in about 6 weeks from all the tips she gave me and the calendar we planned together!"

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Kartik Goswami

From 485-495 Plateau + 4 MCAT Attempts To 514 (1.5 Years Later!)

"The tutoring experience was amazing! I really had a great tutor. And I have to say the MCAT Mastery pricing for tutors was much better than any other company out there. And I don't regret it at all. He helped me with every section. Essentially, he gave me tips and tricks on everything."

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Anne Pino

From 501 To 514 In The LAST 2 WEEKS Before The MCAT!

'With only 2 weeks left before my exam I was extremely anxious and nervous. Rather than postpone or cancel my exam, I decided to invest in private tutoring and it was well worth it! After my first session, my practice exam score increased by 9 points and my actual MCAT score was higher than I scored on any of my practice exams. I am really grateful for [my tutor's] help and strategies!"

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Jennifer Nedimyer

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After the disappointment of my first MCAT, I continued studying using a self-paced course from TPR. I doubled my efforts and began spending more time (10 hours per day instead of 7 or 8), but after another 2 months went by without any significant increase in score, I felt defeated. My fiancé was the one who suggested trying MCAT Mastery. I had actually heard of it really early on in my prep, but I assumed it was a hoax. (Guaranteed score improvement as such a low cost? No way.)


But as soon as I bought the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide and began receiving their wonderfully encouraging and advice-loaded emails, I realized how wrong I had been. With only 1 month left before my second MCAT, I was already deeply focused. I followed the guide's advice about how to prepare in the last month of your study, and I began to see my score increase by several points each time!

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Reading the MCAT Mastery Guide was one of the best things I did to prepare for my MCAT. I read it after having taken some practice exams without seeing any increase in my test score. I was panicking as I was only scoring around 505 and I knew I needed at least a 515 for the schools I was interested in.

Worst of all, my scores were very unbalanced between sections with my lowest score being the physical sciences with a 124. After reading the book, I completely revamped how I reviewed my exams and shifted my focus to tackling my worst sections with a vengeance. I’m totally thrilled that I scored a 517 and even happier to have brought my worst section score up to 129. I credit the majority of my progress to following the advice in the MCAT Mastery Guide.

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Taylor Evangelisti

Course Member


The Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide gave me the necessary tips on how to study most effectively during the short period of time that I had. If you are lacking confidence in your abilities or feeling lost in your studying, I would definitely recommend the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide.

The strategies in the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide helped give me the confidence I needed to master the MCAT. Seeing true testimonials from people who read the guide and found success made me feel like I could do it too. The MCAT Mastery Guide gave me the confidence I needed to conquer the MCAT and it could do the same for you!

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Kathy

Course Member


I had a week before the my MCAT to better my physics!!


I purchased the CARS Mastery Course which I found the most helpful in my studying! Specifically, I appreciated how there were videos on how to do each type of CARS question and broke it down into actionable steps. As someone who loves lists of steps, this was really useful to me. Also, I appreciated how the videos also included encouragement because it continually reminded me that CARS was possible! I wish I bought the course earlier so I could have integrated it earlier on in my practice!

Yusuf Amawi

Tutoring Student


Mehul was an excellent tutor, from day one he showed me how to utilize MCAT resources properly. You have to know how to read the AAMC passages properly and we would go through them together. I went from a 490 diagnostic to a 512 on test day!!!

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Annabella D.

Tutoring Student


I got sessions with a tutor and she helped me so, so much. She was really able to understand where I was getting stuck and why and then how to help. Having someone to show how they went through each passage, what they highlighted, or what they wrote down helped me a lot to actually figure out what to focus on in passages and boosted my score a ton.

After [the first] session I felt a lot better about planning and having someone so nice and understanding behind me. From then we met once a week, and during the hours I would pull up the AAMC question banks and we would go through multiple passages in different sections and she would really go through what steps she took to read the passage, read the question, read the answers, and bring everything together to understand it and get the answer correct.

She was very understanding of where I was getting tripped up and was more than willing to go through things multiple times if I needed it. She was able to really emphasize how important going through the passage was and understanding the details in it to bring it all together, which is something I was continuously getting tripped up on... I was able to raise my score 19 points in about 6 weeks from all the tips she gave me and the calendar we planned together

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Ayesha Khan

Tutoring Student


I am a MCAT Mastery Student and I was tutored by Joe McGrath. I must say, I have never had such a great tutor as him before, he is exceptionally great. Every passage that we did from any section of the MCAT, he completely broke down the passage and showed me how he picks up on the important details, and then showed me his method of attacking questions. He was exceptionally great and I really learned a lot from him. After tutoring with him, I did see my MCAT score increase by 7 points on my practice tests. I really enjoyed working with him, because he has contributed a lot to my renewed MCAT strategy and he is really brilliant and knowledgeable!

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Miriam A.

Course Member


The Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide was so helpful in every aspect of my prep. The first time I wrote the MCAT, I hadn't heard of this strategy guide and rather focused exclusively on the content from The Princeton Review. I found myself getting caught up on small minute details that didn't really appear again on AAMC material or the real deal. The MCAT Mastery Strategy Guide honed in the idea that it's not all about content, nor is it all about small details. Yes that's important, but focusing on test taking strategy really emphasizes that you can pull off a high score.

You hear a lot of strategies from different places, but having it all in one area is so helpful, and you can easily refer back to it any time. The strategies also did not feel so robotic. They had a human element to them, especially in the way they were laid out, casual yet so effective and helpful. The CARS strategy guide is very very effective as well, because it works out passage examples that trains you how to work out real deal passages. I am so glad I found this strategy guide to give me the confidence boost, reassurance, motivation, and inspiration to write the MCAT again and score much higher (after four week intense studying). The strategy guide also really helped minimize burnout, so please use it!

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Stephanie Meza

Tutoring Student


Pooja was AWESOME!


I decided to take a chance on purchasing tutor sessions via MCAT Mastery and it was the best decision I ever made. Pooja was so positive and supportive, I couldn't have asked for a better tutor. Prior to seeing her I was stuck in low 500's and in just 3 weeks I was able to improve so much and to a score I never thought was possible! Her strategies and the way she teaches them were great.

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I loved how [my tutor] explained and broke down each passage during the sessions we had. My weakest section was CARS and I honestly thought that I would never improve at all on this section and just felt overall lost while trying to understand passages. He showed me how to go into CARS with a strategy and really learn how to tackle the questions in this section. He even helped me set up a study schedule to ensure I was not falling behind in the other sections, and I thrived with this newfound structure and consistency.

I had taken the MCAT three times before I decided to start tutoring sessions and honestly, I wish I found MCAT Mastery earlier because I feel like it has changed my life. Taking the MCAT and seeing barely any score improvement really takes a toll on your mental wellbeing, and I felt like I lost all confidence in myself, almost like I was not smart enough to take this test.... I really was at my lowest point, and once [my tutor] began tutoring me, I saw an instant and exponential growth in how I was scoring in passages. In fact, just last week I took my first practice test and my overall score ended up being a 513 (127 chem/phys, 128 CARS, 129 bio/biochem, 129 psych/soc)!

It is also validating to know that the strategy in which I was approaching passages was the real reason for my lower scores, and not the actual amount of content I had been studying. My score has improved by at least ten points since having tutoring sessions with [my tutor]!

I loved how [my tutor] explained and broke down each passage during the sessions we had. My weakest section was CARS and I honestly thought that I would never improve at all on this section and just felt overall lost while trying to understand passages. He showed me how to go into CARS with a strategy and really learn how to tackle the questions in this section. He even helped me set up a study schedule to ensure I was not falling behind in the other sections, and I thrived with this newfound structure and consistency.

I had taken the MCAT three times before I decided to start tutoring sessions and honestly, I wish I found MCAT Mastery earlier because I feel like it has changed my life. Taking the MCAT and seeing barely any score improvement really takes a toll on your mental wellbeing, and I felt like I lost all confidence in myself, almost like I was not smart enough to take this test.... I really was at my lowest point, and once [my tutor] began tutoring me, I saw an instant and exponential growth in how I was scoring in passages. In fact, just last week I took my first practice test and my overall score ended up being a 513 (127 chem/phys, 128 CARS, 129 bio/biochem, 129 psych/soc)!

It is also validating to know that the strategy in which I was approaching passages was the real reason for my lower scores, and not the actual amount of content I had been studying. My score has improved by at least ten points since having tutoring sessions with [my tutor]!

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Before I started meeting with a MCAT Mastery Tutor, my study schedule was very messy. I had no structure and would just study as much as I felt like doing. I was still spending a lot of time studying, but I was not doing the right things. I am a 24 year old who just recently graduated from College. This was an extremely stressful time. I have never been a good test taker and really struggled with the time pressure. Additionally, I often found myself second guessing myself and changing answers.

One thing that really helped me was that my tutor actually pulled up the AAMC question bank and would read a passage out loud and I was able to hear what the thought process of my tutor was. For me that was like okay now I understand how you tackle these questions, what to highlight, and how not to get bogged down... For me that really simplified things.

My tutor helped me with rewording the question and understand what is at the root of it, and that is something that helped me a ton. It also showed me that you didn't always necessarily need to know how to solve the problem but there are certain clues that you can use, if you knew enough of your content, to get an idea of how to narrow your answer choices.

My tutor also helped me with feeling confident... Before using the MCAT Mastery resources my CARS scores were very inconsistent. This was very frustrating for me. I found that often times I would go back and change some of my answers. If you are struggling with CARS section I would definitely recommend the CARS Mastery Course or getting a MCAT Mastery Tutor. These two things greatly helped me improve my score and I am sure the same would be true for you.

I was so desperate for anything that might help. Someone had mentioned that this was a good, affordable resource and they were spot on! The MCAT Mastery tutoring and courses are so encouraging and helpful. I wish I would have found this resource earlier in my study. These resources helped me improve me score by 12 points in one month.

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Jon Bindi

From 498 to 510 in 4 Weeks!

"Thanks MCAT Mastery! I could not have gotten a 510 on the MCAT without MCAT Mastery. I was consistently disappointed with my scores and once I subscribed to the MCAT Mastery emails and read the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide everything changed. I felt like I was actually understanding the test and it made all the difference in the world. Thanks MCAT Mastery!"

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Rachel Pomerantz

From 497 To 513 on the MCAT!

I found MCAT Mastery simply by Googling "MCAT burnout help" which I guess tells you a lot about my situation. While studying to write the MCAT for the first time, I was also working full time and moved across the country from my family in the middle of the pandemic--so you could say there were a lot of emotional factors at play. I felt as if I truly was understanding the material, but continually got the same low score on my practice exams which was frustrating.
I would recommend starting with MCAT Mastery as early as possible in your MCAT journey, however their tips are incredibly helpful even if you stumble upon them in your last week!"

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Marissa C.

From 498 to 511 in 6 Weeks!

"I owe my MCAT success to my MCAT Mastery tutor"
Before I was set up with a tutor through MCAT Mastery, I was struggling with my MCAT preparation. I was trying to balance the graduate coursework from my accelerated Master's program, medical school applications, severe ADHD, and studying for my MCAT retake in only SIX WEEKS. I was not seeing the improvement I needed in the necessary time frame, so I decided to invest in a tutor. I cannot emphasize enough how much of a blessing my tutor, Eli, was in this process. He helped me set up a proper studying schedule, trained me to adopt a positive mindset about the MCAT, and he identified my weaknesses and never once made me feel stupid if I did not understand something. His unwavering support and ability to explain hard-to-understand concepts was a game changer for me. I went from a 498 on my first practice exam to a 511 on my official MCAT retake (previously got a 503 on my first attempt) in only SIX WEEKS of preparation - and here I am, two months later, with an acceptance to my top choice medical school! Thank you Eli and MCAT Mastery, now I can finally pursue my dreams of becoming a physician!"

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Suman Ali

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I did not use the the tools from MCAT Mastery until a month into my prep, but I found it extremely useful. It really helped me hone in my studying and work on more effective strategies. The tips were extremely useful and easy to practice. I read the strategy guide in one sitting and then broke it down into how I would continue to approach the questions.

I also think the CARS Mastery Report helped me. I started using all the tips they provided in answering questions and it helped me to get the score that I got. Basically, all the information in these packets really helped me towards the end of my studies to focus and use the information I already knew and apply it to answering the questions effectively.

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Ayah Mashal

Couse Member


Before purchasing the CARS Mastery: Step-By-Step Strategies To Think Like A 130+ CARS Scorer course, I was honestly scoring on average about 2 out of 5 questions correct per CARS passage. I haven't been much of a fan of reading my whole life, and I knew that this somewhat contributed to my CARS score. The CARS section was like an unsolvable riddle to me. Once I invested in the MCAT Mastery CARS course, it seriously changed the game for me! Walking through each passage while applying the strategies and methods they teach was effective and increased my score A LOT!!! It is honestly worth the money because it seriously works, and saves you a lot of time - especially if you're on a time crunch, like me. If you are skeptical about purchasing this course, believe me, DO IT!!!
After seeing how I benefitted from their strategies, I have honestly been convinced that I need their other courses for success in the other subjects - because that's literally how good and effective their course was!

Lana Milidrag

Course Member


Thank you a million!


Honestly, I found MCAT Mastery overall one of the most helpful things I used during my MCAT journey. I used the MCAT Mastery guide, as well as the CARS guide and all of the awesome perks that came with the VIP lounge. Couldn't have gotten a 510 without you guys, a must have for first time (even second time) writers!

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Laura Hult

Tutoring Student


Peyton is an amazing tutor!


Peyton is an amazing tutor! Her positive attitude every single session helped me gain confidence in myself and abilities. When she said I could do something, I knew I could. Peyton always adapted to fit my needs, which included shifting our meeting times, changing my study schedule, and tailoring our sessions to what subjects I needed to work on most. She was always prepared for our sessions and gave me invaluable information and tools. I knew I could trust Peyton to get me ready for my exam- and she did it! I could not have gotten my goal score without her. I would 100% recommend Peyton as a tutor.

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Julia Deziel

Tutoring Student


I absolutely loved working with [my tutor]. She helped me hone helpful strategies section-by-section and provided me with the confidence I needed to score well. I'd taken the MCAT once before last year and got a 508, and I just received a 515 after working with her!

My original frustration was running out of time on the first section, and she was so helpful in helping me figure out how to better manage my time and do the math quickly. I also figured out how to master the memorization required for psych/soc. I am so thankful for MCAT Mastery and happy with my improved score!!

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Alisha Belsare

Tutoring Student


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I worked with [my tutor] for about a month leading up to my MCAT date. I had taken the MCAT earlier this summer and received a 499 (C/P , and felt really discouraged by this score because I was not improving on any of the practice tests.

With [my tutor], he took the time to make a study schedule so that I stayed on track and we focused on improving strategies for tackling the passages. A lot of my mistakes came from approaching the problems incorrectly, and so going through these problems with him showed me where I was messing up and how I could fix those errors.

He helped me increase my score from a 499 to a 510 by working with me to improve my test-taking strategies mainly. After months of studying on my own without seeing any improvement, I largely credit his help for the increase in my score!

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Zina Arkhipenko

Tutoring Student


My tutor was very personable and relatable. I found his suggestions quite helpful... Now, I am feeling a lot more confident in myself and am not fearing it. I would recommend my tutor, but I would probably suggest more than just 5 hours. Ultimately, I think that I just needed more time and practice.

I simply needed the extra time and practice and am now feeling 100X more confident in myself. I was barely scraping a 500 and after taking a practice MCAT yesterday, I have achieved a 510

Marina

Course Member


Best CARS Prep


Hands down the best CARS prep out there. And they also give amazing MCAT strategies overall! I highly recommend the CARS dissections, they were not only engaging but were beyond helpful. After just reading a few of the dissections, I was able to improve my comprehension and was able to answer the questions with better understanding and speed. MCAT Mastery is by far the most trustworthy for MCAT prep compared to other MCAT prep companies! You will not regret it!

Emilia Chapa

Tutoring Student


My tutor was PHENOMENAL!! I got into a rut during studying where a month before my exam I scored a 501 which was 3 points lower than my highest score of a 504.

[My tutor] gave me the strategy and confidence I needed to perform better on practice exams with my highest being a 511. I just received my results and I got a 508 which I am happy with!

She helped me recognize where weak spots were and helped give me useful CARS strategy and overall lifestyle tips for pre-test day!

Huda Mahmood

Tutoring Student


Before I started tutoring, I kept getting constant scores that were below 500. I tried a couple of different techniques before signing up with tutoring, but none of them seemed to work. One of the major things I learned from [my tutor] is that I am capable of getting a good score, a score close to my target.

We mainly worked on CARS, as that is what I was most struggling with. She helped me to quickly learn techniques of how to answer questions... She also helped me with med-school admission/application coaching! I was getting anywhere from 488-495's. Now I am scoring between 505-509.

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Lauren Sternberg

Tutoring Student


MCAT Mastery helped me achieve a competitive score on the exam, and bolstered my confidence along the way. Throughout my studies, I used a variety of resources including an expensive prep course. But, the success I had working one-on-one with my tutor was much greater than any instruction I had prior. Not only did he share his knowledge about exam content with me, but his teaching methods made the material stick.

We reviewed numerous strategies for interpreting difficult passages as well. The emails also provided me with encouragement throughout my journey. I would definitely recommend MCAT Mastery’s services to anyone who is taking the MCAT!

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Jake Reed

Course Member


Their CARS dissection videos are a must-watch! They are what caused me to get out of my plateau. The other tips in the CARS course helped me in my other sections as well. Would definitely recommend [it]!

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Kyleigh Gibson

Tutoring Student


I was really struggling with the physics portion of the mcat! With just a week left before my test the progress I was trying to make on my own wasn't cutting it! I had an amazing tutor named Michelle who went over tons of practice questions and gave me a good content base before going into the exam! I recommend this tutoring experience for everyone not matter where you are at in your study process!

Tim Knebel

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I used the MCAT Mastery Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide, MCAT Mastery Must-Know Content, and the strategies sent via their email list. Each of these resources were very helpful in a variety of ways and I'd like to focus on them one at a time.

The MCAT Mastery Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide was very helpful in helping me develop a philosophy about the exam. I benefited greatly from reading the passages about studying alone v.s. in a group, how to construct a study schedule that's efficient and geared towards you, and how to conceptualize the exam in your head such that you understand what exam is about.

The MCAT Mastery Must-Know Content document was very helpful in targeting my content review and differentiating between high-yield and low-yield topics. I was able to use the document to figure out which specific topics to do a deep-dive on.

The MCAT Mastery strategies sent via email were immensely helpful. One of the reasons they were helpful was they had strategies and approaches to the exam and to studying that I never would've figured out in a million years. These emails were also helpful because they helped me formalize and improve on strategies that I figured out on my own (sometimes without realizing that I was doing it).

Andrew Mannisto

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When I stumbled upon MCAT Mastery I was in desperate need of new advice on how to study and how to approach the MCAT. I bought the Top Scorer MCAT Strategy Guide and the CARS Mastery Report (CARS was my biggest struggle throughout my studies) and both of them gave me great insight on different strategies to incorporate that I hadn't tried yet. . The emails I would get, almost daily, of the success stories really motivated me to keep practicing because if someone else with a premed background could do it, then so could I. I signed up for the VIP Member's Area, as well, and used a lot of the information included in it to help boost my score.

Although CARS was my worst score on both of my writings, I feel like the boost that I needed to get over 125 in that section came from what I learned from the CARS Report. Getting new insight on how to dissect passages and seek out the author's main point is key to scoring well in that section. Ultimately, that section's score fluctuates really quickly, so having a game plan going in is important to get as many questions right as you can. The passage dissections really helped put me over the 125 mark. I'd recommend all that MCAT Mastery has to offer because it helped me in the last month and a half before I took my test.

Reilly Coombs

Tutoring Student


Thank you Joe!!!


Joe was excellent! I had been studying for the last 2 months and wanted to try something new to gain a different perspective the last few weeks of studying and Joe helped me to better identify my weaknesses and approach passages in a better way. I am looking forward to receiving my score in a month and am sure the help that I received has helped me improve my score!!

Ella

Tutoring Student


Siraj was great!


Siraj started helping me only one week before my MCAT retake. I was able to raise my score from a 505 to a 510 on test day. He came prepared to sessions with practice questions that directly addressed the topics I was struggling with and offered effective strategies to solve them. I was particularly struggling with Chem/Phys and I ended up increasing my score from a 124 to a 127 thanks to him!

Kalei Hering

Course Member


My MCAT journey started out very frustrating. I didn't feel like my scores were reflecting the amount of content I knew. It wasn't until after I found MCAT Mastery that I realized I was studying the wrong way -- studying like you would for an undergraduate course is not an effective MCAT strategy. A huge missing piece for me was the mental component of the MCAT, it's partly a mind game... MCAT Mastery gave me the confidence to reach 510+

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Alexander Deiongh

Tutoring Student


Specifically tailored help like no other


MCAT Mastery allowed me to really identify my weaknesses and build on those to exceed my target score. After being stuck on the CARS section after months of studying, I reached out to get some expert help. I not only got the help I needed to make a 3 point jump in CARS but also help in every section to increase my overall score my 11 points (504 to 515)! I truly recommend MCAT mastery regardless of what you think your biggest challenges are. Their tutors are superb and know what they are doing.

Alex Pannell

Tutoring Student