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Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Social Media Checks By College Admissions Officers Decline Due to Savvier Applicants and Shifting Attitudes

(November 27, 2018) — Kaplan Test Prep's 2018 college admissions officers survey finds that 25 percent of them visit applicants' social pages to learn more about them, a decline from 40 percent three years ago.

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ACT and Kaplan Test Prep Expand Digital Product Suite, Including More Free Learning Resources for Students Who Test with Fee Waivers

Iowa City, Iowa (November 5, 2018) — Students who are eligible to take the ACT® test with a fee waiver now have more online learning resources to help them prepare for test day, with the introduction of ACT® Rapid Review by Kaplan. Last year more than 500,000 students qualified for a fee waiver.

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Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Hope for Young Voter Turnout May Lie Among America’s Future Professionals

New York, NY (October 31, 2018) — Amid reports of possible low turnout among young voters, a new Kaplan Test Prep survey indicates that at least one segment of younger voters says it plans to participate at the ballot box: college-educated students who are planning to become future professionals.

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Kaplan Test Prep Comments on the 2018 SAT® Scores Report

New York, NY (October 25, 2018) — The following statement about the annual SAT scores report released by the College Board showing an 8-point median score increase from 1060 in 2017 to 1068 this year comes from Monica Noll, manager of teacher training, Kaplan Test Prep. Noll has worked at Kaplan for nearly 10 years and has helped thousands of ...

Kaplan Test Prep Survey: A Majority of Medical Schools Think NYU’s Free Tuition Policy is the Way to Go, but Few Plan to Adopt Similar Policies, Though They’ve Increased Financial Aid Levels

New York, NY (October 23, 2018) — $192,000. It’s a figure engrained in the minds of many aspiring doctors. That’s the median debt for graduating medical students, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.

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Kaplan Nursing Launches Interactive Virtual Simulation Program Through i-Human PatientsⓇ to Help Nursing Schools Prepare Students to Succeed in the Classroom and Workforce

Note to editors: Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) Press Contacts: Russell Schaffer, russell.schaffer@kaplan.com, 212.453.7538 Twitter: @KapTestNews, @KaplanNCLEX New York, NY (October 17, 2018) — Kaplan Nursing, which partners with nursing schools nationwide to prepare thousands of aspiring nurses to pass the ...

Kaplan Test Prep Comments on Announcement that the LSAT® Will Switch from Paper-and-Pencil to Digital Format in July 2019

New York, NY (October 3, 2018) — The Law School Admission Council made two announcements today, with the stated goal of modernizing law school admissions and easing the process of applying to law school for students taking the LSAT next summer and beyond. First, LSAC announced the transition to a digital tablet-based testing format from its ...

Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Record Percentages of Admissions Officers at Law Schools and Business Schools Visiting Applicants’ Social Media Profiles — and They Often Don’t Like What They Find

New York, NY (October 3, 2018) — The percentages of admissions officers at America’s law schools and business schools who say they have looked at applicants’ social media pages like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to learn more about them has hit record highs, at 56 percent and 40 percent, respectively, according to new Kaplan Test ...

Ed Tech Industry Leaders Kaplan and Hobsons Partner to Make Free and Low-Cost Interactive Livestreaming Learning Programs Accessible to Millions of Students Nationwide

Note to editors: Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) Press Contact: Russell Schaffer, russell.schaffer@kaplan.com, 212.453.7538 Twitter: @KapTestNews, @Naviance New York, NY (September 25, 2018) — Kaplan, a premier provider of educational resources and livestreaming learning services, and Hobsons, a leader in education ...

Kaplan Acquires Barron’s-Branded Test Prep, Study Aids and Foreign Language Assets from Barron’s Educational Series

New York, NY (September 18, 2018) — Kaplan Test Prep, a premier provider of educational and career services, announced it has acquired the test prep, study aid and foreign language assets of Barron’s Educational Series, a leading book publisher. As part of the transaction, Kaplan will also acquire the Barron’s brand name. Terms of the ...