- 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
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Joel scored > 260 on his USMLE Step 1 and has over 10 years of teaching experienceMatt scored in the 99th percentile, scoring above a 260 on Step 2 and has extensive tutoring experience.Eugenia scored in the 99th percentile on her USMLE Step 1Ashley has more than 4 years and 500 hours of test prep tutoring experience.Gabriel scored a 260 on his USMLE Step 2 ExaminationLao achieved a score of >270 on the USMLE Step 2 CK exam, one of the highest scores in the entire countryMatthew Welzenbach is a resident at the University of ColoradoTony is a 4th year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and scored >250 on USMLE Step 1Brian scored >250 USMLE Step 1 and >270 on USMLE Step 2Brian is a passionate tutor who honored all his clinical rotations and scored ≥ 260 on his USMLE Step 1 Examination.