- 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
- David scored 253 on USMLE Step 1, 768 on COMLEX Level 1 and 880 on COMLEX Level 2Danielle is a 4th year medical student at Harvard Medical School and a passionate teacher.Shivani has a natural talent for teaching and has excelled on USMLE Step 1, Step 2, and all of her clerkship shelf examinationsEmily scored >255 on Step 1 and 100th percentile on multiple clinical Shelf exams.Brian is a passionate tutor who honored all his clinical rotations and scored ≥ 260 on his USMLE Step 1 Examination.Kelly scored >245 on USMLE Step 1 and 260 on USMLE Step 2Mackenzie aced all her Shelf exams while honoring everyone of her clinical rotations. She scored a 270 on USMLE Step 2Faustine scored >250 on her Step 1, >265 on her Step 2 CK, and has over 10 years of teaching experienceTyler earned Alpha Omega Alpha honors at the University of Colorado, and is an expert in the USMLE Shelf and Step Examinations.Gavin scored >99th percentile on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2Ronit strives to improve every student individually and has scored 261 on USMLE Step 1 and 267 on USMLE Step 2 with honors in third year clerkships