MCAT Prep Course - MCAT Tutor

Ellery

TUTORING PROFILE

MCAT Score

100th Percentile (526)

Undergraduate GPA

4.00

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Minors: Biomedical Research & The Study of Religion

Special Expertise

100th percentile in Chemistry/Physics and Psych/Soc

99th percentile in Bio/Biochem and CARS

Research & Essay Editing Experience

Medical Education

Applying in the 2024-25 cycle!

CPR & First Aid Certified

In-person Availability

Ellery currently meets with folks online (via Zoom or Google Meets) with limited in-person availability in New York City.

More About Ellery

Hi there! I’m Ellery and I am thrilled to help you succeed along your MCAT journey! Having just taken the MCAT in August 2023, I know how stressful and frustrating studying for this exam can be. But I also know that having a solid study plan and sticking to it are cornerstones of a successful test day! I am here to help you along that path as much as I can and to support you in specific content areas that you find particularly daunting, challenging, or hard to retain. Using MCAT Self Prep’s resources myself, I was able to squeeze all of my MCAT studying in and make huge gains in my practice scores along the way, only to exceed them even further on test day. All of that is not to brag (gross), but to say that I stand strongly by MCAT Self Prep’s resources and methodology. They helped me reach higher than I thought I could, and I know they will do the same for you!

I studied Molecular Biology, Religion, and Biomedical Research at UCLA, which allowed me to hone a broad range of skills that I now hope to use to serve you in your studying. My science content classes gave me insight into the mechanisms of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and physics required for the MCAT, but more importantly they taught me how to break down data to synthesize what tables, graphs, and experimental schemas are telling us, something the MCAT loves to throw our way. Additionally, my social science and religion courses sharpened my critical reading skills which I hope to help you develop as well.

I will be applying to medical school in the 2024-25 application cycle, so I am currently preparing my personal statement and beginning to put my application together. In the meantime, I also work as a full-time high school biology teacher in New York City, so I definitely know a thing or two about explaining concepts to students and helping them succeed! When I am not lesson planning, grading, or coaching my girls on the Varsity Basketball team, I am going for a run or hike, or cooking and baking with whatever sporting event is currently being televised on in the background. These activities are a few things that bring me joy, something super key to taking your mind off crazy MCAT study days.

Again, I am so excited to meet you and start assisting you in your MCAT study journey! This is a beast of a test, but it is absolutely manageable with the right plan, mindset, and tutor in your corner.

You’ve got this! And I’ve got you.

Best,

Ellery 🙂

Hear What Ellery’s Students are Saying About Her

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Nina

Ellery is an incredible tutor that I would recommend to anyone! As someone who really struggles with science subjects, Ellery helped me feel capable of succeeding in both biology and chemistry. She does a great job of breaking down super complex concepts and she helped me to develop study skills that really improved my content understanding and my grades. Cannot say enough positive things about Ellery!”
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Dominic

Ellery is an amazing tutor and made learning chemistry a lot less scary! I really appreciated how she took the time to meet me where I was at and didn’t judge me. She patiently walked through each topic so that I felt comfortable working through the more challenging concepts and made me feel safe to ask even stupid questions. Felt like Ellery genuinely cared for my success, definitely recommend to anyone looking for extra studying support!!”
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Isabel

Ellery is a great tutor and offered exceptional guidance throughout my MCAT preparation. She personalized our study plan to match my learning style, identified my strengths and weaknesses, and tailored our sessions accordingly. Ellery was successful in simplifying complex science concepts and used real-life examples and analogies to make the content more relatable and memorable. She made the learning experience enjoyable, and her approachable demeanor instantly put me at ease, making me feel comfortable asking even the most basic questions. Her unwavering support not only equipped me with the knowledge I needed to excel but also helped me feel confident that I could meet my goals. I highly recommend Ellery to anyone looking for an MCAT tutor!”
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Jake

Ellery was an absolute game-changer in my MCAT test preparation journey! Her vast knowledge of the material, combined with her patience and clear communication skills truly helped my preparations. It was clear how much she cared about helping me understand the material, and thanks to her complex topics I struggled with seemed much more manageable. I saw a significant improvement in my MCAT score after she started to tutor me, and I recommend her as a tutor with my highest regards!”

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Tanner

Ellery is really personable and clearly teaches you material. Ellery has also helped me enhance my writing, and when editing, she does not just tell you what’s wrong and how to improve, but why a specific area should be improved to help overall understanding. All of the times I have worked with her, her personality and her commitment to help improve one’s writing or test scores is evident.”

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Our prices cannot be beat. While other companies charge as much as $4,099 for a 10-session package ($410 per session) with a barely-90th percentile tutor, tutoring with our 520+ Elite Tutors starts at just $149 per session! Other companies charge as much as $14,999 for a 28-session package ($469 per session) with one of their head tutors, but meeting with our Head Tutor starts at just $399 per session! We are so confident you won’t find a better price that we stand behind our Lowest Price Guarantee.

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Elite MCAT Tutoring Packages

Frequently Asked Questions

Which plan is right for me?

If you are not sure which plan is right for you, simply request a free consultation with Andrew and he will point you in the right direction. He’s worked with hundreds of students and knows what you’ll need to achieve your goal in your unique situation.

What are sessions like?

Each Elite Tutoring session will include the following:

Meticulous Preparation. Before the session even starts, your tutor will look through your Study Portal as they prepare an individualized lesson plan.

Pivotal Adjustments. At the beginning of each hourlong session, your Premium Elite Tutor will examine your progress and help you adjust your study plan using the Study Plan Spreadsheet.

Individualized Training. Your Premium Elite Tutor will spend the bulk of the session focused on teaching you the strategies and content that address your exact needs.

Can a tutor help me with my study plan?

Our Elite Tutors’ primary focus is on helping you know what and how to study in order to achieve MCAT success. They understand that having an effective study plan is the number one determining factor regarding whether you will reach your goal MCAT score. For this reason, they will focus on helping you develop and follow a customized study plan unique to your needs. They all scored in the 97th+ percentile using the MCAT Self Prep Program, so they know what it takes to achieve MCAT success.

Will Elite Tutoring help me during my final month of MCAT studying?

Yes! The final month of studying is actually the best time to take advantage of Elite Tutoring. You will be doing many full-length practice exams during your final month, and your Elite Tutor can review the toughest passages and questions with you. Study Plan Advising is also extremely helpful as you try to decide what and how to study during the final month. Students find that working with someone who has already conquered the exam to be very reassuring during the most stressful period of studying.

I need help with the CARS section. Can an Elite Tutor help me with that?

Yes! Our Elite Tutors are trained to help you with every section of the MCAT.

How do I start meeting with a tutor?

To start meeting with your tutor, simply add Elite Tutoring to your cart, and complete the checkout process. Afterwards, you will receive an immediate confirmation email with detailed instructions for getting started.

You can immediately start our Create-your-own Study Plan Course, which will walk you through developing a rough draft study plan using the Study Plan Spreadsheet.

After that, you can schedule a your first at your convenience so that you can discuss your study plan with one of our Elite Tutors in a one-on-one setting.

How often will I meet with a tutor? How does scheduling a session work?

The great thing about our program is that it offers you the flexibility to study at your own pace and on your own schedule. You do not need to meet with your tutor at the same time every week for a set number of weeks. You are able to choose any available tutoring slot from your tutor’s calendar, whether that slot is two months from now or two days from now. You choose the time that works for you! Students love having this flexibility.

Is there any way to meet in person with my tutor?

All of our tutoring sessions are conducted online, and our students find this to be just as effective, if not more effective, than meeting in person. Students really enjoy the fact that they can visit with their tutor without having to ever leave their apartment!

Can I defer my payment or pay in increments over time?

Yes! Simply select affirm pay over time at checkout to customize your payment plan with affirm. In some cases, affirm can decline users from using their pay-over-time service. If this happens, you can shoot me a message, and we’ll get you set up with a personalized monthly payment plan that will suit your financial needs. If you have questions or need to make changes to your affirm payment plan, you can contact affirm here. For non-affirm, custom payment plans, contact us.

Can I schedule sessions before my payment plan is paid off?

Yes! You can begin scheduling tutoring sessions right away after signing up. But keep in mind that we will suspend your account and postpone all remaining tutoring sessions if your recurring payment fails at any time. If you have questions or need to make changes to your affirm payment plan, you can contact affirm here. For non-affirm, custom payment plans, contact us.

What materials will I receive as part of this tutoring program?

As soon as you enroll in Elite Tutoring, you will receive immediate and free access to all of the following:

  • Our MCAT Video Collection, which covers ALL the MCAT topics as listed by the AAMC.
  • All ten of our online content modules (Biology I, Physics II, etc) as well as MCAT Bootcamp with customization.
  • Create-your-own Study Plan Course, which includes our Create-your-own Study Plan Spreadsheet and Score Tracker.
If you have a unique situation, have a lot of questions, or are looking for a confirmation that you are making the right purchase, you will likely benefit from consultation with our Head Tutor, Andrew George. He has worked one-on-one with hundreds of diverse students and will carefully consider your unique situation as he provides a careful recommendation and answers your questions.
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