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Kaplan Survey: Law School Graduates Divided on Pass/Fail Grading Amid COVID-19, But Majority Oppose it Becoming the New Normal

New York, NY (June 17, 2020) — There’s a hung jury among newly minted law school graduates in the case of their alma maters’ swift shift to pass/fail grading amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Kaplan survey. Of the nearly 200 graduates polled, 48 percent support the change; and 41 percent oppose it, with the rest unsure of what to ...

Kaplan Launches Boost, a Unique Online Booster Program Designed to Help Pre-College Students Focus their Future Paths

New York, NY (May 12, 2020)—Kaplan, a leading global educational services provider, today launched Boost YearTM, an innovative online pre-college booster program to accelerate college and career readiness. Designed for pre-college students, Boost offers a focused and thoughtful approach for those who want to maximize their college and career ...

Available for Interview: Kaplan Test Prep Expert on June SAT® Cancellation

New York, NY (April 15, 2020) - The following statement comes from Dennis Yim, director of academics, regarding the cancellation of the June SAT administration announced Wednesday afternoon.

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COVID-19 Puts College Students Aspiring to Attend Graduate, Business, Law, and Medical School in Uncharted Territory; Kaplan Provides the Must-Knows About Admissions Changes

New York, NY (April 13, 2020) - The COVID-19 pandemic is having immediate effects on prospective graduate school, business school, law school, and medical schools students, particularly when it comes to the admissions exams they need to take. Many testing sites have been closed and test administrations cancelled due to health and safety ...

Kaplan Test Prep Comments on New At-Home LSAT® Scheduled For Second Half of May

New York, NY (April 8, 2020) - The following statement about the Law School Admission Council’s announcement to offer an online, remotely proctored version of the LSAT called the LSAT-Flex in May so that test takers can safely sit for the exam at home during the COVID-19 pandemic comes from Jeff Thomas, executive director of admissions ...

i-Human Patients® by Kaplan to Host Free, Live Streaming Virtual Simulation Event for Physicians in Training: Determining if the Diagnosis is COVID-19 or Influenza

New York, NY (March 27, 2020) - You have 100 patients in your waiting room, all with complaints. The incidents of influenza A outstrips those of COVID-19, but infection rates are on the rise. Your clinic was only provided 25 kits for COVID-19, so who gets tested? These are the hard questions doctors are making every day on the ...

Kaplan Survey: Most Parents of High School Students Concerned Their Children Will Fall Behind Academically, Amid COVID-19 School Closures

New York, NY (March 26, 2020) - A majority (62 percent) of parents of high school students say they are concerned that school closures because of COVID-19 will cause their child to fall behind in their academic career, according to a recent Kaplan nationwide survey. The survey also finds that less than half (48 percent) of the parents surveyed ...

Kaplan Survey: Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty, Most Parents of High School Students Express Optimism that Schools Will Reopen Before September

New York, NY (March 23, 2020) - Parents of high school students across the United States are bullish that schools closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic will reopen relatively quickly, according to a new Kaplan survey.

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Kaplan to Provide Students with Free SAT® Course to Keep Them Prepared and Focused During the COVID-19 Pandemic

New York, NY (March 20, 2020) - With schools being closed, SAT administrations being cancelled or postponed, and college visits being postponed because of COVID-19, it’s a historically stressful time for high school students and their parents. To help make the college admissions process more manageable during this time, Kaplan Test Prep is ...

Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Nearly 40 Percent of Pre-Med Students Say Stress Almost Caused Them to Drop their Plans to Become Doctors

New York, NY (March 4, 2020) - The rigors of pre-med life are taking a toll on aspiring doctors, including lowering their self-esteem and even causing them to question their career plans, according to a Kaplan survey of more than 400 pre-meds. Almost four in 10 aspiring doctors (37 percent) surveyed say that they have “seriously considered” ...