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Kaplan Test Prep Comments on the ACT’s Announced Changes to the ACT® College Admissions Exam

New York, NY (October 8, 2019) – The following statement is from Sam Pritchard, director of college prep programs, Kaplan Test Prep, regarding today’s announcement by the ACT on upcoming changes to the ACT college admissions exam, which was taken by nearly 2 million high school students this year.

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Kaplan Test Prep to Hold PSAT Prep Live October 12-15, Giving Free Access to Best-In-Class Live, Interactive Instruction for All Aspiring College Applicants

New York, NY (October 7, 2019) – For many high school sophomores, the PSAT/NMSQT® is more than just good practice for the SAT® -- it’s the first big step on their path to college. A strong score can attract notice from colleges and open the door to scholarship opportunities.

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Kaplan Survey: College Applicants Are Concerned About Unfairness in Admissions, But Most Admissions Officers Say Widespread “Varsity Blues” Behavior is Uncommon

New York, NY (September 23, 2019) — The fallout from Varsity Blues, the scandal that included wealthy and celebrity parents bribing college officials, coaches, and test proctors to help their kids get admitted to some of the country’s most competitive colleges, is causing concern from students and admissions officers, according to two new ...

Education Leaders at Kaplan and ACT Named as New Editors for Association of Test Publishers’ Journal of Applied Testing Technology

New York, NY (September 16, 2019) — The Association of Test Publishers, a non-profit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment, selection, screening, certification, licensing, educational or clinical uses, has named Kaplan’s Holly Garner and ACT’s Dianne Henderson as the newest ...

Kaplan Provides Pre-Law Students Advice on How to Succeed on the Digital LSAT® Launching on September 21

New York, NY (September 12, 2019) — The LSAT, the most widely taken admissions exam to get into law school, is just days away from its biggest change in decades. Beginning September 21, every student taking the will take it in its new digital interface, on a tablet.

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Kaplan Bar Review Survey: Most Law School Graduates Say They Underestimated the Amount of Time Needed to Job Hunt

New York, NY (August 26, 2019) — The employment market for new lawyers may be hotter than it has been in over a decade, but a new Kaplan Bar Review survey of recent law school graduates finds that a majority said the process was more time consuming than they had anticipated. Of the 417 newly minted JDs surveyed, 52 percent say the job search ...

Kaplan Acquires the Healthcare Assets of Becker Professional Education

New York, NY (August 19, 2019) — Kaplan, a premier provider of educational and career services, announced it has acquired certain of the healthcare test preparation assets of Becker Professional Education, a subsidiary of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading global workforce solutions provider. In conjunction with the acquisition, ...

Kaplan Bar Review Issues Statement on the State Bar of California’s Inadvertent Leaking of Bar Exam Essay Topics

New York, NY (July 28, 2019) — On Thursday, July 25, the State Bar of California inadvertently leaked essay question topics for the July 30-31 state bar exam to a number of law school deans in California.

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Kaplan Test Prep Surveys the First Takers of the Digital LSAT®: High Marks for Technology, More Mixed on Overall Difficulty

New York, NY (July 24, 2019) — The inaugural administration of the digital LSAT is in the books and Kaplan Test Prep, which has been preparing aspiring lawyers for the transition since it was announced last year, has polled the first test takers on their experiences.

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Kaplan Test Prep Gives Pre-Law Students Advice on How to Succeed on the Digital LSAT® Launching on July 15

New York, NY (July 8, 2019) — The LSAT, the most widely taken admissions exam to get into law school, is just days away from its biggest change in decades.

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