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Test Preparation Scholarships

We strive to make academic resources accessible to as many people as possible through free textbooks /tutorial resources and affordable test prep courses. We also offer scholarships to students who may not otherwise be able to afford a top quality test preparation program. Applications are currently open for up to full tuition scholarships to the MCAT Ladder test preparation programs. An overview of the test prep programs and scholarships are provided below.   

Spring Scholarship applications are now closed.

This spring were able to offer 306 students full scholarships and about 300 other students partial scholarships!

Winners: please claim your full scholarship by March 14, 2023

(see scholarship offer email for details).

Applications were due on February 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time Zone (US).

You may know a past winner! A list of past full scholarship winners can be found here.

About the Proton Guru Ladder

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Our Philosophy - Climb


After each course up the subject ladder you will face comprehensive exams combining the knowledge from previous courses until you have slowly trained yourself to put it all together to face down the real exams!

We think this approach is more effective and less stressful than trying to frenetically learn from many different subject areas at one time.  



The courses include video lessons, reading, links to other free resources online if you need even more training, and numerous practice problems. The practice problems range from short ~10-question quizzes to comprehensive course quizzes (some over 200 questions) and the ultimately full-length practice exam.

If you would like to preview the first course in the MCAT Ladder program, you can enroll, in the full MCAT Organic Chemistry course for free to see if you like it. An identically-formatted PCAT Organic Course is coming soon, so those interested in the PCAT can still check out the formatting and feel in the MCAT program - there is significant overlap in the coverage of organic in both tests. Subsequent courses have progressively more practice problems as you complete more subjects, but this short course gives you an idea of how the other courses are laid out.

Our Philosophy - Uplift

Our logo illustrates our inspiration for this program: for every MCAT or PCAT course purchased we give a full scholarship to another student who may not otherwise be able to access an elite test-preparation training program like these. In this way people already climbing the ladder of success are helping the next group long the way. We believe in making education and the medical profession accessible to everyone! Current scholarship opportunities are updated below!

More Details on the MCAT Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to a few frequently asked questions:


  • The Fall 2022 scholarship window is open until October 9, 11:59 PM, EDT. Late applications are not reviewed. The next application window will be sometime in Spring 2023. Those planning to take the MCAT before or in Summer 2023 should apply for scholarships now.

  • Scholarship recipients for Fall 2022 scholarship applications will be offered the scholarship by email at the application email address by October 14.

  • Access to the preparation course will begin within a week of the scholarship awardees submitting the form officially accepting the offer.

MCAT is TM of AAMC, which did not participate in preparing and does not endorse or sponsor any of the courses offered by PG Solutions, LLC.

PCAT is © Pearson Education, Inc., which did not participate in preparing and does not endorse or sponsor any of the courses offered by PG Solutions, LLC.

 PA-CAT is © Exam Master Corporation, which did not participate in preparing and does not endorse or sponsor any of the courses offered by PG Solutions, LLC.

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