I was actually hesitant when I first used MedSchoolCoach; it was a lot of money and I wasn't sure how much help I really needed. I am so glad that I ended up using their services! My advisor was phenomenal and helped me navigate the shipwreck that is medical school admissions even in the most challenging of times. The advice, edits, and support that I received though med school coach undoubtedly aided in my success to attend my top choice allopathic program in the fall.
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MCAT Tutoring with MedSchoolCoach was Awesome! Coral, Connor, and Ken were amazing tutors. My score went up 19 points from my diagnostic exam (496 to a 515) working with them. I am a sociology major and took the exam a month after finishing my first semester of biology. When I set my target score to 515 I thought I was being overly optimistic and I really wasn't expecting to reach it the first go around. I purchased the platinum package and MedSchoolCoach's master tutor Ken took my target score really seriously and worked with me to build a custom study schedule to get me there. Coral was my tutor for the Chem/Phys and Bio/Biochem sections and Connor for Psych/Soc. They were both awesome! They both had so much experience and knowledge about the exam and how things come up, and they really made sure I had everything down. Thank you guys so much for all your help!
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As a child, Darlene was an avid reader who was fascinated by the art of storytelling and the power of the written word. She grew up penning her own stories and screenplays. Darlene carried her love for language through college and beyond, where she wrote dozens of short stories and poems. After graduating with her BA in English with an emphasis on creative writing, Darlene started her career in higher education as a college writing consultant, teaching English workshops and helping students write and revise essays and personal statements. She soon became the lead consultant, granting her the opportunity to modify and develop English materials for the college writing center while tutoring students online in reading and writing. Darlene especially enjoyed helping students improve their writing skills, seeing their transformation from failing students who disliked reading and writing to confident and capable students who enjoyed English and learned how powerful words can be.
Looking to diversify her experience as an educator, Darlene eventually transitioned to teaching at a charter school, working with at-risk middle and high school students. There, she created individualized lesson plans and workshops to accommodate various learning styles and personalize students’ educational pathways. Her favorite part of this experience was preparing seniors for graduation by aiding in college and career research, as well as the development of resumes, cover letters, and personal statements.
Darlene now has her MA in English and Creative Writing, which she regularly puts to good use when penning short works of fiction. More than two dozen of her stories and poems appear in literary journals, e-zines, and print anthologies. She believes a little creativity can go a long way on application essays and enjoys encouraging students to find new and interesting methods of telling their stories to help them stand out in the admissions process. Joining MedSchoolCoach in 2020, Darlene greatly admires the organization’s mission and is happy to be part of a passionate group of individuals who help students navigate the daunting admissions process.
In her free time, Darlene enjoys reading and watching all things macabre, as well as writing my own short stories inspired by the likes of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. Her future goal is to take her collective works and publish her own anthology of stories.
California State University, San Bernardino
Southern New Hampshire University
Darlene is no stranger to adventure. She's been whitewater river rafting, parasailing, and speedboat driving. But she draws the line at skydiving.
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