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MCAT Summer Immersion San Diego
San Diego, CA, June 28–August 9, 2014
Tuition: $8,499 (room and board available for an additional cost)
Room and board:
To enroll, use the link below, or call 877-877-6687.
San Diego is known as "America's Finest City." With a bustling downtown, hip urban neighborhoods, exciting clubs and restaurants as well as several charming seaside villages, San Diego offers unique attractions that could keep you busy all day. San Diego offers the most thrilling environment that you, as an MCAT Summer Immersion student, won't have time to see.
That's because for six weeks, you'll be immersed in the most intensive MCAT preparation available. That's right: in just 42 days, some of the best MCAT instructors in the country will provide up to 370 hours of custom-designed MCAT instruction. Do the math… 370 hours in 42 days. That's intense!
The Princeton Review of San Diego is home to many of our best instructors, including several teacher trainers and content developers. If you're most worried about your Verbal score, we've got good news: the senior author and editor for all Verbal content created at The Princeton Review calls San Diego home, so she'll be your Verbal instructor! Check out some of our instructor bios below.
Six weeks of MCAT Summer Immersion
Sample MCAT Summer Immersion San Diego Schedule:
Please note: Schedule specifics are subject to change.
Room and Board
Room and board is available. Each student will have the option of a single room or a shared room in a shared apartment-style suite. Accommodations for students enrolled in The Princeton Review’s MCAT Immersion program in San Diego are available in the Manchester Village Apartments on The University of San Diego campus. Each furnished suite has two bathrooms, living and dining areas and a full-size kitchen.
The Manchester Village Apartments are co-ed. The Princeton Review staff will select suitemates for you of your same gender.
Students will have easy access to laundry facilities on the first floor of Manchester Village. A load of laundry in the washer costs $1.25, and the dryer is $.50. Students will need to purchase a laundry card for $2.00, but can replenish it through a card dispenser as needed. The card dispenser accepts credit and debit cards. Prices are subject to change.
Students are REQUIRED to bring their own laptop computers for testing and test review. Wireless Internet access will be available in the dorm rooms.
Resident students will be provided with a pre-loaded dining card worth $500. Students will eat in the cafeteria of the Student Life Pavilion—a delicious food court concept with multiple options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Directly above the cafeteria is Tu Mercado, an award-winning organic market that features a full-scale grocery line replete with locally grown fresh produce and fair trade products. Along with natural dried goods and the L’Atelier sandwich bar, Tu Mercado has all the essentials for preparing your own meals while living on campus.
The staff of MCAT Summer Immersion is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They'll be your main point of contact for any residency issues that may arise during your stay. Security and police/fire/ambulance (emergency: 911) are also available 24/7.
Only our most experienced and successful MCAT Instructors are called on to lead our MCAT Summer Immersion boot camps. These are the folks who write The Princeton Review MCAT books, design our courses and train other MCAT teachers. Your MCAT Summer Immersion team will include:
Adrian Sanchez—Biological Sciences Instructor
Adrian graduated from UCSD's Revelle College in 2004 and was awarded undergraduate degrees in classical studies, linguistics, animal physiology and neurology and biochemistry (with a dual emphasis in organic and inorganic chemistry). Adrian is a Premier tutor and a Certified Master Trainer for MCAT Biology. He earned his California Teacher's Credential immediately following graduation from UCSD.
Adrian has been teaching with The Princeton Review since 2003 and taught throughout the Northeastern Seaboard while attending a graduate medical program in Boston. He is currently completing graduate thesis work with UCSD and the Salk Institute in medical sciences. Adrian wrote and developed the Organic Chemistry materials for MCAT Summer Immersion and contributed to the Biology content. His MCAT score places him in the top 1% of test takers.
Jennifer Wooddell—Verbal Instructor
Jennifer received her BA from Harvard University in history and literature. After doing graduate work at the University of Chicago and USCD, she came to work full-time for Princeton Review. She teaches LSAT and MCAT Verbal Reasoning classes; she also trains new teachers and trains people to train new teachers (she has even trained people to train people to train new teachers). Jennifer works in LSAT and MCAT course development too: she is the MCAT Verbal and Writing lead developer, which means that she writes or edits all Princeton Review Verbal materials. She enjoys this job in part because it's always intellectually stimulating to figure out the hidden logic of the test and try to beat the test writers at their own game. Her favorite moments, however, are in class, especially when she sees that light go on in a student's eyes when he or she "gets it."
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