Kaplan Test Prep Makes Statement on New SAT and ACT Security Measures

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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 (March 27, 2012) – Kaplan Test Prep issued the following statement on the new SAT and ACT security measures that were announced today, to be implemented this fall. The actions were taken in response to the SAT cheating scandal uncovered on Long Island last year:

“Kaplan Test Prep believes these security measures will help ensure the integrity of students’ SAT and ACT test-taking experiences, while also maintaining the exams’ accessibility to the millions of college applicants who take them every year.   The security measures will also help restore confidence in college applicants who need to know that they are only competing for admissions with students who play by the same rules,” said Justin Serrano, president of K-12 and college prep programs, Kaplan Test Prep.   “A student’s SAT or ACT score is not only one of the most important college admissions factors, but also helps determine merit-based financial aid, so there’s a lot at stake in making sure that one’s score is one’s own.”

About Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan Test Prep (www.kaptest.com) 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 as well as a complete array of print books and digital products, 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 for attorneys, physicians and nurses.  Kaplan also provides private tutoring and graduate admissions consulting services.

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