MCAT®

Test Preparation

Overview

At a Glance

  • Format LIVE ONLINE
  • Duration 8 WEEKS
  • Program Fee FROM $550
  • Webinar
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  • Next Start Date MAY 3

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Get the Competitive Edge.

Become a competitive applicant to the medical school of your choice with our 4- 8 weeks Online MCAT interactive courses.  Each course focuses on different sections of the exam teaching you the most effective strategies to improve your skills, confidence and scores.  UBC instructor experts provide immediate feedback on your learning and provide plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion.

Courses:

Who Should Attend?

Prospective medical school applicants.

Program Benefits

  • Gain an ability to deal with complex information, understand it, analyze it, and effectively communicate it to others.
  • Hone your skills and improve your reading through in-class critical review between you and the instructor
  • Acquire tips on how to deal with unfamiliar jargon so you are able to effectively handle different types of questions.
  • Identify your areas of strength and weakness so you can adapt and adjust study strategy
  • Master time management techniques
  • Access to MCAT guide practice questions and exams and receive instructor-led critical review of questions and answers
Schedule

Regular Program Required Courses

Title
Winter2021
Spring / Summer2021
Fall2021

Program schedule may be subject to change.

Delivery Formats

UBC Sauder Continuing Studies offers 3 different delivery styles to fit your learning needs. Some courses are taught in multiple formats while others are delivered in one format only.

Delivery Scheduled Classes Location Features & Benefits
Blended
Presentatione-Learning
Yes On campus & Online  Learn in the classroom through in-person interaction with instructors and classmates and through self-paced online instruction. Blended learning combines all the benefits of the in-person classroom experience and allows for easy access to learning materials increasing the flexibility to learn at your own pace.
Live Online
Online Teaching
Yes Online Learn through online classroom-style interaction with instructors and classmates in real time from anywhere in the world.  Live Online creates a learning environment in which you collaborate and engage in live Q&A, webinars, and discussion forums.
Online
e-Learning
No Online Learn independently when it’s convenient for you, while having the flexibility to collaborate with your classmates.  Online coaching is available from our experienced industry professionals through virtual office hours and optional webinars to help assist you with course materials, assignments, and projects. 

 

Instructors
Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart

Ph.D.


Jackie Stewart is Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemistry at The University of British Columbia and has taught general and organic chemistry since 2005. She has a B.Sc. in honours chemistry, a M.Sc. in wood science, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology. She is passionate about helping students learn through innovative instructional methods and by motivating them to use research-tested study techniques. Jackie received the UBC Killam Prize for Excellent in Teaching in 2006 and 2010, as well as the UBC Science Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award in 2010.

James Kelleher

James Kelleher

BA, LLB, PhD

James has been helping students successfully master the LSAT since 1999. A dynamic instructor, James is passionate about helping students reach their goals to excel in exam preparation. In addition to teaching LSAT, GMAT, MCAT (Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills), and GRE prep courses with UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies, James teaches philosophy of law in the Faculty of Arts at UBC. He also has 13 years of litigation experience.

Evgeniy Panzhinskiy

Evgeniy Panzhinskiy

Evgeniy Panzhinskiy, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. He received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in molecular biology from the Novosibirsk State University in Russia and his Phd from the University of Wyoming in the Molecular and Life Sciences Program. His current research at UBC is focused on understanding the role of protein translation in the failure of insulin-producing beta cells during diabetes. Dr. Panzhinskiy holds a prestigious fellowship from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and has presented his work at numerous international conferences and meetings.

Ricky Curry

Ricky Curry

Ricky Curry is a computer science student at the University of British Columbia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in classical trombone performance from Dalhousie University and has shared stages with many of Nova Scotia’s top musicians. Before pursuing music, Ricky studied physics, and has co-authored published atmospheric science research. His current interests include machine learning, artificial intelligence, and software design.

Robert Thomson

Robert Thomson

PhD

Dr. Robert Thomson is a native of British Columbia, with a PhD in chemistry from UBC. He was a Seaborg Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Lab from 2008-2011, and was a faculty member in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma from 2011-2018 before returning to UBC in 2018. He has a passion for both chemical research and chemical education.

Todd Kamensek

Todd Kamensek

M.Sc.

Todd is currently a graduate research assistant completing a PhD in Neuroscience. He is specifically studying visual perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder, and is fascinated with all aspects of the brain. When not at the lab Todd keeps active with hockey, baseball and beach volleyball.

Rebecka Forward

Rebecka Forward

Rebecka Forward has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Queen’s University and is finishing her Master’s of Science in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia. Rebecka has a wide background including physical, computational, materials and nuclear chemistry work she conducted at the Forshungzentrum Julich in Germany. Recently she has been most interested in solar photovoltaics and renewable energy. Other than chemistry she loves cycling, skiing and being outdoors! 

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