Trevor Klee, Tutor

Online and Boston-based GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT Prep.

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Is getting an MCAT tutor worth it? Reviews from Reddit.

As the owner of a tutoring company that does MCAT tutoring, you might expect me to say that MCAT tutoring is always worth it. I don’t think that’s the case, though. After all, many people do very well on the MCAT without any tutoring. Unlike other exams, those who do get tutoring on the MCAT […]

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507 to 522 (MCAT success story from Reddit)

Summary He believes in studying amino acids and Jean Piaget’s 4 stages, reviewing practice exams in depth, and choosing energy drinks over coffee for your mid-exam caffeine. Also, he doesn’t think study strategies are generalizable. from https://www.reddit.com/r/Mcat/comments/9f4szq/i_got_a_522_heres_some_shit_i_wish_i_knew_at_the/ Full post I felt like a douche giving advice on this site before I knew whether I did okay […]

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500 to 521 in 6 weeks (MCAT success story from Reddit)

Summary Non-science, traditional student at Big 10 university who only had introductory microbio, physics, and psych before taking the MCAT. Studied many, many hours for 6 weeks leading up to the exam. He thought Kaplan was too in depth, but appreciated it, and found skimming material before bed to be more helpful than flashcards. He […]

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506, 507, 508, 516. MCAT retaking success story from Reddit

Summary The guy took the test 4 times. He had to take a gap year after going through 2 cycles with no interviews.  He thought the test was super difficult and was sure he bombed it when he took it. The only materials he used were AAMC materials and UWorld. He’s a huge fan of […]

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From 496 to 521: A Story of Redemption (Reddit MCAT success story)

Summary: Non-traditional MCAT student takes the MCAT, after taking all of his pre-reqs in one year. He thought C/P was hard but you need to trust in your knowledge. CARS was easy for him. B/B was random. Khan Academy saved P/S for him. His strategy: “I used and like the Kaplan strategy for every section […]

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High yield Khan Academy MCAT videos with notes from Reddit (r/mcat)

Using the Khan Academy Video list Excel Sheet: – Mark what you have done – The absolutely essential videos are highlighted on each sheet of the workbook.  However, you have time to go over all of them. I recommend doing so. -Focus on Chemistry/Physics first, then Bio/Biochem alternating with Psych/Soc. -You will notice some topics […]

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It’s harder than ever before to get into med school

It’s always been difficult to become a doctor. Medicine is a high-prestige, high-pay profession, and, as a result, competition for spots in medical schools is fierce. Recently, however, many applicants have complained that it seems like it’s gotten even harder than yesteryear. As it turns out, they’re right. A recent analysis of medical school data […]

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How to Succeed on the MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Section

Free CARS Strategy Guide (an alternative to Jack Westin or examkrackers ) Before I begin: if you’re interested in a free consultation about how to improve on CARS with a 99th percentile MCAT tutor, contact us! The MCAT’s Critical Analysis and Reasoning Section (CARS) is hard. That much is obvious. It’s hard enough that Jack […]

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LSAT video form submission

Thanks for requesting a free LSAT video! We’ll get back to you shortly. Click here to head back to the 176 LSAT page.

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How accurate are Kaplan CATs? Manhattan CATs? Veritas?

I can’t count the number of times my students have asked me how accurate Kaplan’s GMAT tests are, or Manhattan’s, or Veritas’s, or [insert test prep company of your choice]. I understand why people are confused. The advertising for the tests is deliberately ambiguous, making it unclear not only whether these tests are accurate representations […]

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