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MCAT Test Prep Course  

(MCAT Review Course) ”MCAT

Dr. Putzer's Review and UNF partner to bring you a professional MCAT Preparatory Program, a comprehensive course that prepares you for the Medical College Admissions Test. The professors are highly trained professionals, and possess either an M.D., Ph.D. or both.

This MCAT course reflects and incorporates all of the new changes - biochemistry, CARS, psychology, sociology and population health.

The course emphasizes critical and analytical reasoning which are the primary skills tested by the exam. The course consists of months of expert MCAT teaching, including detailed strategies for analyzing MCAT passages, problem-solving skills, and thorough exposure to the scientific content of the test.

  • A comprehensive course that prepares you for the MCAT
  • All professors are highly trained professionals, and possess either an M.D., Ph.D. or both
  • The course emphasizes critical and analytical reasoning which are the primary skills tested by the exam
  • Expert MCAT instruction, including detailed strategies for analyzing MCAT passages, problem-solving skills, and thorough exposure to the scientific content of the test
  • Course materials are entirely written by the instructor and are included in the course fee.
  • A serious course for serious students. Our best advertisements are our satisfied and successful students

The UNF MCAT Course Schedule


MCAT Orientation and Free Diagnostic Exam
Sunday 10/21 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Free Diagnostic Exam (reflecting new format)
MCAT Review Course Begins
Sunday 11/4 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) and Sociology
Sunday 11/11 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. CARS/General Physics I
Sunday 1/13 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. General Chemistry I
Sunday 1/20 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Biochemistry
Sunday 2/3 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Psychology/Sociology/Public Health
Sunday 2/17 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Biology
Saturday 2/23 9 a.m. to 4:05 p.m. Practice Exam (on-line)
Sunday 3/3 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. General Physics II
Sunday 3/10 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. General Chemistry II
Sunday 3/24 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Physiology/Psychology
Sunday 4/7 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Organic Chemistry
Saturday 4/13 9 a.m. to 4:05 p.m. Practice Exam (on-line)

The Difference

The most effective teacher is someone who has followed the same trajectory as those whom he or she teaches; i.e., the most effective teacher of pre-medical students is someone who once was a pre-medical student, who has taken the same courses and exams, and has made it to where his or her students aim to be. The reason is simple: such a person knows intimately the level of knowledge and experience of students, because they were once sitting where they are now, and can draw upon this experience to optimize teaching strategies. Don't be misled by claims by others that it's not important whether your instructor is an M.D. or, at least, a Ph.D. in natural science. It is critically important: only such a person is adequately prepared to teach an MCAT. Insist on being taught by persons who once sat in your seats and have made it to where you want to go. Such are the persons who understand YOU and the EXAM best.

The MCAT is a very difficult exam, and one should be extremely wary of claims that suggest otherwise. The best preparation for it is, quite simply, a rigorous course of study in the content outlined by AAMC. This is an obvious point, but aggressive advertising to the contrary can appeal to the student who doesn't want to face reality and cause him or her to become excited that there is a short-cut. There is not. Using prep materials that are too easy is a very bad idea. There is very little value in memorizing and repetition for this exam. We will tell you nothing less than the truth - the MCAT requires extensive and careful preparation. This is why our course is longer and more detailed than others.

The MCAT can indeed be prepared for by hard work, which can be focused and concentrated by a competent instructor. We focus here on the real thing, written by people with backgrounds like ours in the academy and in medicine, not by people who are neither academics nor doctors and don't understand the mentality of either and the types of tests they write. This test is about critical and analytical reasoning, and this is what we emphasize. It involves a demanding and extensive curriculum. It also is probably the most difficult - and important - exam you will ever take. We are as serious about it as you are. Please consider the evidence. We know what it takes to succeed in medical school admissions, and we look forward to sharing it with you.

About the Professor

Dr. Gavin Putzer, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H, has spent the last decade plus preparing aspiring pre-medical students for the Medical College Admissions Test, or MCAT. Dr. Putzer is an adjunct professor of Medicine at the University of Central Florida. He is the director of the Doctoral Health Program and a professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Georgia. Formerly, he was the Chair of the Department of Business Administration and a professor of Healthcare Management at Albany State University in Georgia.

What Dr. Putzer's former students have to say:

Thank you for everything.

  • Best course I've ever taken. Never learned so much in my life. Thank you for everything.

    - J. Sousou, about MCAT Test Prep course

  • "Excellent teacher, one of the best, most passionate instructors I've ever had."
  • "Dr. Putzer made it so easy to understand and remember things."
  • "The instructor is highly effective and very knowledgeable in a plethora of subjects...great personality and quite easy to talk to."
  • "[Dr. Putzer's] full of enthusiasm, provides valuable supplementary insight into medicine and provides wonderful confidence boosts before the exam."
  • "I ended up getting a 34P [11 Verbal, 11 Physical, 12 Biological] - a score I am very, very happy with. I feel very confident applying now to medical school thanks to your assistance. Thank you very much for all of your help."
  • "I got a 33N! V=10, P=10, B=13, W=N. My previous MCAT scores before taking your course were...1992=9/9/7/N, 1994=8/10/9/O. Thanks for all of your help.

  • "I am pleased to tell you that I have received my scores. 11V 10PS 11BS. 32 total. I increased by 13 points from the first diagnostic. Thank you very much for all of your help.

Learn More

Learn more here. MCAT Orientation & FREE Diagnostic Exam
Date: Sunday, Oct. 21

 

MCAT Test Prep Course $1,975.00
Dates Time Days Sessions Building
11/4/2018 - 5/4/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Su Sa 52 UNF Herbert University Center (43)
Instructor(s): Gavin Putzer

 

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