After completing a joint PhD in Linguistics and Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Chicago, Andrew pivoted to become a non-traditional, career-changing pre-med through the UC Berkeley Extension Health Professionals Program, with a 523 MCAT score (99th percentile). Since then, Andrew has worked for 6+ years as an MCAT tutor and high-level MCAT course architect and developer, helping to design and write some of the best-selling MCAT courses and materials on the market, both at MedSchoolCoach and other companies. Andrew also keeps up with cutting-edge medical research by working as an English-language editor for several journals, and has a keen eye for connecting basic science concepts with clinical applications. As an MCAT tutor, Andrew particularly enjoys demystifying the MCAT and helping students reach their potential by studying science content as efficiently as possible and deploying effective test-taking strategies and techniques.
Undergraduate: University of Chicago
MCAT CARS: 131MCAT Bio/Biochem: 130MCAT Psych/Soc: 132MCAT Chem/Phys: 130MCAT Total: 523, 99th Percentile
When not engaged with science, Andrew can be found hanging out with his 3 young children or playing guitar.
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