Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We covered the biological sciences section of the test. Topics included embryonic development, fractional distillation, sarcomere structure, and chemical structure of organic molecules. The student is very close to taking her exam and has been studying very hard. She just needs to keep up the good work."
"1. Go over intake questionnaire to see history 2. exam Strategies 3. Physics, mechanics, questions from the book (showed her my formula sheet) 4. Exam Verbal 5. Homework: review the following and come next week with questions a. Physics b. Physics formulas"
"The student and I came up with a study plan for tonight and tomorrow before she takes her MCAT on Thursday. We then walked through some sample passages for acids/bases and angular momentum/simple harmonic motion for pendulums. She has come a long way and was very capable of answering the questions. We then walked through a couple of biology topics before parting ways. She is in an excellent position to do well on her MCAT exam. She has scored ~11 for both each science section on her latest two practice exams, so I don't anticipate those being a problem for her."
"Went through Physical Science passages and will meet again to likely go over perhaps some verbal and Biological Sciences. He is doing very well and received a 11-12 scaled score throughout all of the passages that he did today."
"During this session, we reviewed some new techniques for approaching verbal passages. We emphasized thinking of an answer to the question before reading the answer choices, preventing the chance of being swayed by an appealing, though wrong, answer. We then did several physics problems together. Finally, we discussed which the student's personal statement. She will continue doing practice sets, and plans to take her first full length practice test next week."
"We completed passages that concerned the muscular system, bacteria (prokaryotes), and cell structure and theory. Overall, I was happy with the student's performance during this session and I can see how strong her content base is. She still needs to work on her ability to logically work through the passages and use her critical reasoning skills, but she has definitely improved since we first met and her timing, reasoning skills and content knowledge continues to climb!"