MCAT Tutoring in Canada


Our MCAT tutoring program allows students to enjoy one-on-one instruction, customized to focus on the sections or concepts in which they are having the most trouble. Our tutors help students develop effective strategies to tackle every type of question on the MCAT, in accordance with each student’s unique learning style and strengths and weaknesses. One-on-one tutoring is especially helpful for students who find themselves consistently losing marks on specific topic types. The private tutoring sessions are held at our convenient location near our offices or at the student's home (limited in-home availability).


MCAT Instructors

The quality of our instructors is the reason why Ivy Global provides premier MCAT instruction. We've carefully chosen only the best instructors who scored in the 97th percentile or higher on standardized tests. Our tutors and instructors are experts who effectively impart their knowledge to their students.



Chung-Sang T.
Yale Medicine
University of Toronto (Hon. B. Sc).


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Douglas M.
McGill University



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Bikram S.
University of Toronto (Hon. B. Sc).


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Our Program

There are two options for MCAT tutoring:

Tutoring Per Session

This tutoring program allows you to customize a program for the MCAT and take as many sessions as you need. You may choose to cover all areas of the MCAT with the tutor or focus just on one area where you need particular help.

Fee: $180+HST per 2 hour session

 

Full Tutoring Program

The total program is 28 hours in length, this includes the following:

  • 8 hours - Two previously administered MCAT’s as diagnostic tests at the beginning and end of the program.
  • 20 hours - Ten 2-Hour sessions of one-on-one instruction.
  • Complete test prep materials, including actual, previously administered MCAT’s as well as exercises for each section
  • Private rooms for one-on-one instruction

Fee: $2100+HST



Ivy Global Advantage

Ivy Global Other MCAT Prep Programs
Small Classes
Small classes tailored to the unique needs of individual students.
Large Classes
Ignores individual strengths and weaknesses. Teaches to the book, not to the student.
High-Caliber Instructors
Handpicked, exceptional teachers with an engaging teaching style and a MCAT score in the top 1%.
Variable teacher quality
Weak and indifferent instructors hired through an undiscerning and unreliable process.
Carefully-selected instructional tools
Combine high-yield facts from a breadth of sources with official AAMC tests to maximize learning efficiency.
Limited materials
Ineffective breadth and depth of information taken from a single source.
Affordable
Priced to give you high-yield information at a fraction of the price.
Expensive
Priced to generate the highest profit for the company.


Instructor Profiles

Andrew S.
McGill University

Andrew is currently studying Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University. He was awarded the James McGill Entrance Scholarship and is maintaining a 4.0 GPA. Andrew also completed the IB Program at Victoria Park C.I. Outside of studying, he spends a great deal of time organizing events with the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

He wrote the MCAT and scored in the 99.5th percentile. He scored in the 99th percentile on every section of the SAT (2320 total) and scored a perfect 800 on both the Math II and Chemistry Subject Tests. Andrew has an easy-going, welcoming personality that allows students to feel comfortable and express their primary concerns and requirements. He takes an active interest in ensuring that every student can take as much out of each class as possible. In his free time, Andrew enjoys playing basketball and volleyball, reading and playing his guitar.

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Chung-Sang T.
Yale School of Medicine
University of Toronto (Hon. B. Sc.)

Chung-Sang graduated from the University of Toronto in the summer of 2010. During her application year to medical school, she received interviews to some of the most prestigious medical school programs in N. America, including Yale School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Washington University’s School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University. In the fall, she will be attending Yale School of Medicine. As an undergraduate, she excelled in academics, graduating with High Distinction with a triple degree in Physiology, Psychology and Physics, and was the recipient of the William James Dunlop Memorial Scholarship and a Canadian National Millennium Scholarship.

Chung-Sang scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT. A skilled teacher gifted with the ability to simplify complex concepts, Chung-Sang draws from a wide range of notable experiences – from working with major corporations overseas to develop language skills to lecturing on the psychology of business at an elite conference held in China. She brings to Ivy Global a unique insight into the MCAT and medical school application process, where she offers quick and easy strategies to rapidly boost a candidate’s score and chance at success. In her spare time, Chung-Sang is actively involved in a number of humanitarian causes, and is engaged with research on the application of new platforms for medical school education.



Douglas M.
McGill University

Douglas is currently a 4th year student at McGill University, majoring in Physiology. While at McGill, he has maintained a 3.96 GPA and is on the Dean's Honor List. He has won numerous distinctions, including the Emily Ross Crawford Scholarship, Duncan Cameron Prize in Physiology, and Gamet and Jane Shaver Veteran's Scholarship.

He scored a 99.4th percentile on his MCAT exam with a 39R. For the last two summers, he has dedicated himself to working in a research laboratory, including at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal.

He is an enthusiastic teacher and has taught students from younger children in swimming to university level students in science courses. He is bilingual in English and French, and plans to apply to medical school in the fall.



Bikram S.
University of Toronto (Hon. B. Sc.)

Bikram graduated with an Honours BSc degree with distinction in Physiology from the University of Toronto. He completed his degree with a cumulative 3.8 GPA. He also graduated from UTS with a 96% average.

Bikram is a Math and Science whiz and has an uncanny ability of helping students see simple solutions to seemingly complex problems. He has over 4 years of instructing students in Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

His list of awards and achievements include:

  • 99th percentile Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
  • 99th percentile International Chemistry Olympiad
  • 99th percentile Sir Isaac Newton
  • 99th percentile CHEM13News
  • 2nd place, Wilfrid Laurier Science Challenge
  • 99th percentile CIC, COMC, Euclid
  • 2nd place, Aventis Biotech Challenge, City of Toronto




MCAT Tutoring FAQ



Who are your MCAT tutors?

We carefully choose tutors who combine outstanding performance on the MCAT with a passion for teaching. Our tutors are experts in teaching the MCAT.



How long are your tutoring sessions?

Our MCAT tutoring sessions are typically 2 hours in length. Of course, we are flexible and we can extend the tutoring session if requested.



What is covered in a typical 2-hour tutoring session?

Every tutoring session is different. We completely customize our sessions to the needs of the student. If a student is getting excellent scores on one section but losing many marks on another, we will focus only on the latter. A typical tutoring session might include an overview of the different types of questions, demonstrating the most effective strategies to tackle each type, working through practice problems, or reinforcing tips and strategies.



How much tutoring do I need?

You should discuss this with your tutor and build a custom program that fits your needs and budget. The factors that you should consider when determining how much tutoring you need are your score improvement goal, the specific concepts and skills that you need to improve, the amount of time before your MCAT test date, and your budget.



How much homework do you assign?

At Ivy Global, we understand students are busy with school work and extra-curricular activities. During the session, the tutor will discuss with the student how many hours they can devote to MCAT preparation and will assign an appropriate level of homework for the student. For weekly sessions, a typical level of homework may be 2-4 hours per week. We typically assign more homework during the summer than during the school year.



When can I arrange MCAT tutoring?

MCAT tutoring can be arranged on both weekdays and weekends. The dates and times (Monday-Sunday: 10am-9pm) are very flexible and depend on the availability of our tutors. Most students arrange tutoring on a weekly basis, but we can also accommodate less frequent tutoring as well as intensive preparation.



How do I sign-up for tutoring?

Please email us at info@ivyglobal.ca or call us at 1-800-470-2995.



What is your cancellation policy?

For any tutoring session that is cancelled at least 24 hours beforehand, no cancellation fee will be incurred. For sessions cancelled within 24 hours, a fee equivalent to 1 hour of tutoring will be charged. For refunds involving any of our services, a 5% administration fee will be applied.



What if I am not happy with my tutor?

At Ivy Global, we only hire the best. We are confident that you will find each of our tutors engaging and effective as instructors. If for whatever reason you are not satisfied with your tutor, please contact us immediately and we will do our best to make any necessary adjustments.

 

 
 
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