- USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Tutoring
- B.S. Yale University
- M.D. Cornell University
Sam Taylor completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University where he studied biochemistry, biomedical engineering, and economics. While at Yale he also tutored fellow students in math and science—a part time job which developed into an enduring passion. After graduating with honors, Sam continued to explore his research interests at the National Cancer Institute where he published several papers examining how immune cells behave in the context of cancer treatment. During this time, he continued to tutor through InstaEDU (later acquired by Chegg) where he excelled in helping students from diverse backgrounds meet their academic goals. Upon leaving the NCI, Sam matriculated to Weill Cornell Medical College in Manhattan where he performed at the top of his class throughout his pre-clinical and clinical years. After completing his last rotation prior to beginning a research year, Sam was invited to tutor junior medical students at Weill Cornell—continuing a career in teaching which has lasted over 7 years.
Sam excels in a variety of tutoring specialties including study planning and question coaching for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK. Sam scored above 265 on both these exams and is passionate about helping students understand the USMLE format and optimize their test-taking strategy. He has developed a wide array of teaching methods throughout his tutoring career and individualizes his approach to each student’s goals. In general, Sam uses highly interactive methods to develop content integrations and illustrate underlying mechanisms.
Sam scored >265 on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2
meet more of the team
- Allison is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, a passionate teacher and an exceptional test taker scoring >99% on the USMLE.Dr. Sundet scored > 260 on his USMLE Step 2 and served on the admissions committee at University of ColoradoDr. Thomas scored >250 on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK exams
Joseph scored >250 on Step 1Gabriel scored a 260 on his USMLE Step 2 ExaminationJennifer scored in the 99th percentile on her USMLE Step 1Dr. Yu scored >260 on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2Saurabh scored >250 on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 and is a Neurosurgery residentNikhil scored >250 on his USMLE Step 1 and >260 on his USMLE Step 2.Matthew Welzenbach is a resident at the University of Colorado