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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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Metis to Award Four $17,000 Full Scholarships to Women Applying to its September Data Science Bootcamps in Chicago and Seattle

New York, NY (July 1, 2019) – Metis, a leading provider of data science skills training for individuals and businesses, is announcing its Advancing Women in Data Science Scholarship, which will award four full-tuition scholarships to women applying to its September bootcamps in Chicago and Seattle (two at each campus).

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Kaplan Test Prep Issues Statement on the College Board’s Decision to Assign SAT® Takers an “Adversity Score”

The following statement about the College Board’s decision to assign an “adversity score” to each student who takes the SAT, in order to give colleges information on applicants’ social and economic backgrounds, comes from Jeff Thomas, executive director of admissions programs, Kaplan Test Prep:

“Elite colleges have long been grappling ...

Kaplan Bar Review Survey: Only 29 Percent of Law School Graduates Think Their Alma Mater Does Enough to Help their Students in the Area of Mental Health

New York, NY (May 1, 2019) — With mental health diagnoses on the rise among U.S. college students, a new Kaplan Bar Review survey of more than 300 recent law school graduates finds that just 29 percent think their law school does enough in the area of mental health to help its students who may experience elevated levels of academic stress*. ...

The New York Mets, Kaplan Test Prep and ACT Present College Prep Day at Citi Field on May 2 to Help Students Navigate the Admissions Process

New York, NY (April 24, 2019) — To help high school students across the New York City area prepare for the college admissions process, the New York Mets will be hosting College Prep Day on Thursday, May 2 at Citi Field, partnering with Kaplan Test Prep and ACT, makers of the ACT® college admissions exam.

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Kaplan Test Prep Survey: The Future of Affirmative Action May Be in Question, But Pre-Med Students are More Decisive — 80 Percent Want a More Diverse Medical Profession

New York, NY (April 15, 2019) — A new Kaplan Test Prep survey of over 245 pre-med students finds that 80 percent say it’s important for the American medical profession to be more demographically representative of the general patient population*.

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Kaplan Test Prep Issues Statement on the Just Released Scores from the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)

New York, NY (March 18, 2019) — The following statement about the NYC Department of Education releasing scores from the 2018 SHSAT exam comes from Dennis Yim, director of academics, Kaplan Test Prep:

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