Compare Kaplan to the best of the rest.
We know that you're looking at the competition. And you should—MCAT prep is an important investment. As you do, we encourage you to consider the information below. We think you'll find that Kaplan is the only choice for your MCAT prep. We'll show you how to score higher on the MCAT—guaranteed or your money back.
I took a Princeton Review course for the MCAT but the Kaplan course was much more stimulating. There were more online tools and they were much more helpful. I would highly recommend Kaplan any day! Kaplan MCAT Student
|Comprehensiveness||Pioneered the comprehensive guarantee: If you're not ready or satisfied with your score, study again for free; if your score doesn't improve, get your money back*||Many of the companies that do offer guarantees have restrictive limitations, contain hidden fees, or require that you take the actual MCAT to qualify|
|Experience in MCAT test prep||45+ years of MCAT test prep experience||No other prep course has been offering MCAT prep as long—some are brand new to the MCAT!|
|Proof of success||Twice as many doctors prepared with Kaplan for the MCAT than with any other course.*||Beware of score claims based on home-made practice tests|
|Course options||Many options available including MCAT Advanced—Anywhere, the only course in the industry specifically designed with top-scoring students in mind||Options are limited, with no courses for advanced students|
|Adaptive learning technology||Proprietary Smart Reports™ technology provides customized homework assignments depending on test performance||Most have non-existent and/or unproven adaptive technology|
|Instruction and Realistic Practice|
|Full-length computer-based exams||19 full-length practice tests delivered in the computer-based format for the most realistic practice, including unlimited access to all 8 AAMC exams||No competitor offers as many practice tests, and many will make you buy the tests yourself or take them in a paper and pencil format|
|On-Demand hours||Over 250 hours of online on-demand content||None|
|Practice questions||Over 11,000 questions available in the computer test interface with 24/7 access||Next largest library contains only 4,500 questions, many of which are not computer-based|
*Higher Score Guarantee: Conditions and restrictions apply. For complete guarantee eligibility requirements, visit kaptest.com/hsg. Proof of success: Doctors refers to US MDs who were licensed between 2001-2010 and used a fee-based course to prepare for the MCAT. The AlphaDetail, Inc. online study for Kaplan was conducted between Nov. 10 - Dec. 9, 2010 among 763 US licensed MDs, of whom 462 took the MCAT and used a fee-based course to prepare for it.