Kaplan Test Prep Lowers Prices to Make Online Graduate Test Prep Courses More Affordable for Students

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Russell Schaffer, russell.schaffer@kaplan.com, 212.453.7538
Carina Wong, carina.wong@kaplan.com, 212.453.7571

New York, NY (August 2, 2010) – To meet would-be law, business and graduate students’ desire for convenient, efficient and effective test preparation programs online and to provide students with more affordable options in test prep, Kaplan Test Prep announced that it is lowering the price of its GMAT, LSAT and GRE On Demand and Classroom Anywhere TM courses from more than $1,000 per course to as low as $449.

“Test preparation gives prospective grad students an edge, and we’re pleased to help make prep more affordable for them,” said Jason Moss, Vice President, Graduate Programs, Kaplan Test Prep. “Kaplan recognizes the challenges of today’s economic climate and wants to do its part to help aspiring graduate students by reducing tuition for those who choose to study for their graduate admissions tests online. This price reduction provides students with superb comprehensive test preparation options and enables them to get top rated Kaplan instructors no matter where they are located,” he said.

Kaplan Classroom Anywhere courses allow students to take the exact same real-time course that they receive On Site, but their class meets in an interactive, live, online classroom. Students enjoy the convenience of attending class from anywhere they have Internet access, and choose from class times that work for their schedule. Students are able to ask questions and interact with their teacher, teaching assistant(s), and other classmates using audio, video, instant chat, whiteboard, and polling functionality.

Kaplan On Demand courses provide comprehensive, video instruction from Kaplan’s expert teachers. Students receive the exact same instruction, strategies, and resources offered in the On Site courses, while also benefiting from the ultimate convenience to prep at their own pace, wherever and whenever they choose. Students can also review the lessons again and again.

Kaplan continues to lead the industry in meeting the needs of all students by offering different modalities to suit the needs and learning styles of each student. The newly priced offerings are the next step in Kaplan’s history of innovation. Over the last two years students on five continents have studied test preparation online with Kaplan, the proven leader in test preparation and admissions.

Pricing for the On Demand and Classroom Anywhere courses are as follows:

  • GRE On Demand courses start at $449, Classroom Anywhere Courses start at $699
  • GMAT On Demand courses start at $449, Classroom Anywhere Courses start at $649
  • LSAT On Demand courses start at $499, Classroom Anywhere Courses start at $899

The courses, offered globally, are available at www.kaptest.com.

About Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan Test Prep (www.kaptest.com), a division of Kaplan, Inc., is a premier provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Established in 1938, Kaplan is the world leader in the test prep industry. With a comprehensive menu of online offerings and a complete array of books, Kaplan offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests, including entrance exams for secondary school, college and graduate school, as well as professional licensing exams. Kaplan also provides private tutoring and graduate admissions consulting services.

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