MCAT Mastery Podcast: Show Notes
Welcome to the MCAT Master Interview series!
We’re on an ongoing mission to put together THE formula for achieving a top MCAT score.
We’ve been doing this by gathering the most effective MCAT study strategies from verified top scorers, and then we bring them to you in the form of blog articles, daily emails, YouTube videos, strategy courses, through tutoring sessions and anything else that can help you along on this journey to reach YOUR maximum MCAT score.
We’ve been researching and holding interviews with top MCAT scorers for many years now, until recently we thought "Why not let you all in and give you a seat at the table during these interviews!”.
So, that’s what this series is for 🙂
We hope by listening to these interviews, you learn proven MCAT study strategies you never thought of, that you can start implementing right away!
And most importantly, we hope you feel an increase in inspiration and motivation because the MCAT journey can be very tough and it can be easy to fall into negative mental cycles...
But as you’ll learn from these success stories, every top scorer had to deal with the struggles, the challenges, and through perseverance, through strategy, through mindset work, they all made it to the top score that was right for them. 🙌 🩺 💪
About Julia Deziel
When Julia first started prepping for the MCAT, she found herself scoring around a 496 on practice exams. She ended up taking the MCAT officially, and scored a 508.
Although it was a fairly good score, it was below her goal. She knew that if she had the potential to do better, she should definitely go for it. For this reason, she set out to take the MCAT again, only to score a 499 on a practice exam right away!
She had less than 7 weeks to her second test day so feeling discouraged, she decided to enlist the help of one of our MCAT mentors.
By working on her mindset and learning the best ways to improve on her weaker sections, Julia was eventually able to increase her score to a 515 by her second test date! Which is a 16 point increase in less than 50 days!!
Although improving by this much is a difficult feat, Julia is proof that it is absolutely possible with the right work ethic! 🙌💪🩺
In this episode, we dive into Julia’s MCAT journey, how she studied and managed her time, as well as the most effective strategies that ultimately helped her reach her score goal the second time around.
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Julia's Testimonial for MCAT Mastery Tutoring!
"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 [my tutor] 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!!"