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Scott S.

Minneapolis, MN

$60/hour

Experienced LSAT and MCAT Tutor

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
4.7 average from 3 ratings
Patient, encouraging, and efficient tutor.
— Julia, Minneapolis, MN on 5/14/17

$60/Hour


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UC Davis
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D.

Education

UC Davis

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D.)

About Scott

I'm Scott. I graduated from UC Davis and obtained my JD magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. I have practiced for several years as an attorney and am now pursuing my MD. I am an experienced tutor, having taught a range of subjects including foreign language, science, and math. Currently I am focused on helping students who wish to achieve high scores on the LSAT and MCAT. I am well qualified to tutor these tests, having scored a 176 on the LSAT (99th percentile), a 520 on the MCAT (98th percentile) and achieved a 4.0 GPA in the MCAT subjects (chemistry, biology, and physics, and biochemistry).

Put simply, I know how to beat standardized tests. After law school I passed the California Bar Exam while working full time and studying nights and weekends. To do this I used the same strategies that helped me achieve high scores on the LSAT and MCAT.

I understand that scoring high on your LSAT or MCAT can have a huge effect on your chances of matriculating to the school of your dreams. I also understand that students are busy people. Therefore, my goal is simple - to help you improve your score as quickly as possible. My tutoring is always focused on finding the holes in my student's knowledge, without wasting time on the unnecessary or the low-yield topics.

Feel free to contact me with any questions.
I'm Scott. I graduated from UC Davis and obtained my JD magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. I have practiced for several years as an attorney and am now pursuing my MD. I am an experienced tutor, having taught a range of subjects including foreign language, science, and math. Currently I am focused on helping students who Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Minneapolis, MN 55404
In-person lessons

"Patient, encouraging, and efficient tutor."

- Julia, Minneapolis, MN on 5/14/17
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Logic,
Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Physics
Test Preparation:
LSAT,
MCAT,
SAT Math
Language:
Latin
Sports/Recreation:
Table Tennis,
Tennis

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Logic

I took several logic-based courses in undergraduate. I obtained a 99th percentile score on the LSAT, a heavily logic-based test. I then graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota law school, the best law school in the state and one of the top 20 in they country. I have been a practicing attorney for 3 years which required me to use logic every day.

LSAT

I scored a 176 (99th percentile) on the LSAT.

MCAT

I achieved a 4.0 GPA in the MCAT science courses (Chemistry I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II. Physics I and II, and Biology I and II). I have tutored individuals in Physics, Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry.

Table Tennis

I have played table tennis my since I was 6 years old. I have with club players in undergraduate and won intramural tournaments in both singles and doubles at UC Davis.

Tennis

I have played tennis since I was 4. I made my high school varsity team as a freshmen and taught tennis full time during my summers in high school.

UC Davis
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D.

Education

UC Davis

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D.)

Patient, encouraging, and efficient tutor.

Scott tutored me in the physics portion of the MCAT. In addition to explaining the math to me, he made sure that I understood the concepts behind it. He also helped me target my future studying by discussing which topics would be higher yield. I went up 2 points in that section after our session.

— Julia, Minneapolis, MN on 5/14/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Scott will travel within 35 miles of Minneapolis, MN 55404.