Emily Gleason Associate Director of MCAT | MedSchoolCoach

Emily Gleason Associate Director of MCAT

Emily is a summa cum laude graduate of Washington University and a medical student at Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She is an Associate Director of MCAT tutoring with a passion for holistic mentoring and emphasizing mental health during test preparation.

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Emily graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in December 2018 with a B.A. in Anthropology and minors in Biology and Latin American Studies. During her time at Wash U, she worked as a peer counselor for survivors of sexual assault/interpersonal violence and worked on several research projects, including a study of nPEP HIV medication effects and adherence among sexual assault patients and an honors thesis about maternal healthcare in Argentina. She lived in Medellín, Colombia as a Fulbright scholar, researching indigenous women’s experiences of maternal healthcare and obstetric violence. Emily scored in the 99th percentile on her MCAT and is currently a medical student at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

As an MCAT tutor, Emily works closely with each student to create a personalized, effective plan for success. She emphasizes students’ unique strengths and fosters enthusiastic engagement with the content material. She is passionate about mentoring each student holistically, emphasizing not only subject knowledge and test-taking strategies but also the importance of mental health and lifestyle balance during the challenging period of MCAT preparation. She looks forward to working with you!


Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis
Undergraduate: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


MCAT Total: 99th percentile

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Emily speaks English, Spanish, and is learning French!

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