Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Michael graduated from Rice University in May 2018 with three majors: Economics, Managerial Studies, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Originally scoring a 509 (79th percentile) on the MCAT, Michael Foster studied effectively to raise his score to a 519 (97th percentile). His articles about the MCAT reference the mistakes he made the first time around and what he learned for his retake. Eager to help other students reach similar success, Michael has been working as an MCAT tutor and course instructor.

TPA-Review-MCAT-KaplanPrep-Header
  • MCAT
  • October 17, 2019
  • 0
  • 127

As one of the “big boys” of test prep, Kaplan has a reputation for providing reliable results. When talking to

TPA-Review-MCAT-Magoosh-Header
  • MCAT
  • September 26, 2019
  • 0
  • 268

Magoosh is one of the newer test prep companies, but it brings innovative preparation methods at a lower price. Intro

TPA-MCAT-HowItsScored-Header
  • MCAT
  • July 3, 2019
  • 0
  • 351

Acing the MCAT can be easier if you understand how the MCAT is scored. This article will break down the

TPA-MCAT-HowHard-Header
  • MCAT
  • July 1, 2019
  • 0
  • 271

Understandably, the MCAT has a reputation for being “hard.” Because difficulty is relative, this article compares the MCAT to other

TPA-MCAT-StandFor-Header
  • MCAT
  • July 1, 2019
  • 0
  • 177

There are many hoops to jump through to be a competitive medical school applicant. Many people consider the most challenging

TPA-MCAT-WhatToBring-Header
  • MCAT
  • July 1, 2019
  • 0
  • 189

At times, the stress of a looming MCAT test day can feel overwhelming. However, planning ahead to understand what you

TPA-MCAT-WhenToTake-Header
  • MCAT
  • July 1, 2019
  • 0
  • 179

Timing is a crucial element when deciding how to prepare for and when to take the MCAT. Taking the MCAT

TPA-MCAT-PercentageApplication-Header
  • MCAT
  • June 18, 2019
  • 0
  • 200

Many medical schools are theatrical stating that they view applications holistically. The truth is, however, that GPA and MCAT are

TPA-MCAT-WhatIsOn-Header
  • MCAT
  • June 13, 2019
  • 0
  • 303

Scoring well on the MCAT is a major key for med school acceptance. However, earning a high score is a

TPA-MCAT-HowMany-Header
  • MCAT
  • May 25, 2019
  • 0
  • 218

When you took the SAT or ACT for college admissions, you likely approached the test with the mindset that you