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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:
Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Nearly 90 Percent of Law Schools Say the Political Climate Was a Significant Factor in Application Increase
New York, NY (February 25, 2019) - According to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2018 law school admissions officers survey, an overwhelming 87 percent report that the current political climate in the U.S. was a significant factor in this past cycle’s application increase. This includes 30 percent who describe it as a “very significant” factor. These were ...
Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Business School Admissions Officers Identify Political Environment and a Strong Economy as the Top Reasons for the Application Slump at U.S. MBA Programs
New York, NY (January 30, 2019) - Amidst a relatively strong job market for newly minted MBAs, top business schools across the United States are reporting something they have not experienced in years -- a significant drop in applicants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 ...