Pre-Health MCAT Prep Course

Stetson University Health Professions Office and Dr. Gavin Putzer offer a professional MCAT preparation course during the academic year. During the 2023-2024 academic year, Dr. Gavin Putzer's Professional MCAT Course is on Saturdays from October to March to best prepare you for the MCAT. Below you will find more detailed information regarding the course.

If you have any questions, contact Dr. Gavin Putzer at [email protected] for registration or additional information.

Course Description:

The Comprehensive MCAT Course includes months of expert MCAT teaching covering all pertinent biology, biochemistry, physiology, psychology, sociology, public health, general and organic chemistry, physics, reading, verbal and writing skills; Detailed cutting-edge strategies for MCAT verbal reasoning & writing skills; analytical science problem passage solving and comprehension; honing scientific expertise through critical & analytical thinking techniques and applications; mock practice exams.

Instructor Biography:

Dr. Putzer's MCAT course is endorsed by multiple universities, including Stetson University, the University of Central Florida, and other universities. Dr. Putzer is a Harvard graduate who possesses an MD, MPH, and PhD degree. Dr. Putzer was formerly a professor of Integrative Health Science at Stetson University. Recently, Dr. Putzer was a professor of Health Policy and management at the University of Georgia and is currently an adjunct professor of medicine at the UCF College of Medicine.

Student Testimonials:

A sampling of what Stetson University students are saying via Stetson University's anonymous course evaluation form (available on file at the Office of Continuing Education):

"Great course, great professor with lots of info-very well taught."

"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 knowledgeable in many 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."

Date Subject Time
Saturday, October 21 Diagnostic Exam and
Introduction to the Course
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 28 Critical Analysis and
Reasoning Skills
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 20 Critical Analysis and
Reasoning Skills/ Physics I
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 27 General Chemistry I 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 3 Biochemistry/
Organic Chemistry
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 10 Biology I 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 17 Psychology/Sociology/Public Health 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 2 Practice Exam I 9:00 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 9 General Physics II 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16 General Chemistry II 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 Physiology/Psychology 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 30 Practice Exam II 9:00 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.