Kaplan Test Prep to Hold a Series of Online “Tell All” Events Featuring Graduate, Business, Law and Medical School Admissions Experts

Panel Discussions Will Share Admissions Insights with Aspiring MAs, MBAs, JDs and
MDs Based on Proprietary Kaplan Survey Research

Note to editors: Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO)

Press Contacts: Russell Schaffer, russell.schaffer@kaplan.com, 212.453.7538
Twitter: @KapTestNews

New York, NY (November 7, 2013)  – Kaplan Test Prep will hold its Second Annual Admissions Officers Tell All series of online events for prospective graduate school, business school, law school and medical school students Tuesday, November 12, Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14.  The series will feature panels of admissions experts who will answer students’ questions, provide insights on the admissions process, and discuss results from Kaplan’s 2013 Graduate, Business, Law and Medical School Admissions Officers surveys.  Kaplan has been conducting admissions officers surveys since 2004 to provide students with the most accurate and up-to-date information on the admissions process, all provided by the decision makers themselves.  The results are widely covered in the media and offer proprietary insights into a wide range of issues, from the impact of changing admissions tests to the wildcard that social media has become .

Following is the “Tell All” agenda:

  • Graduate School Admissions Officers Survey Tell All, Tuesday, November 12, 7 PM EST. Among the questions to be explored and answered by Kaplan experts:· What admissions factors are considered application killers? Which are the most important factors in the admissions process? Has the percentage of students accepted directly from college changed? To register, visit http://bit.ly/1gpHIC2.

  • Business School Admissions Officers Survey Tell All, Tuesday, November 12, 9 PM EST. Among the questions to be explored and answered by Kaplan experts: How important is a student’s Integrated Reasoning score in evaluating their their overall performance on the GMAT? Is the trend of more MBA programs accepting GRE scores continuing? Which are the most important factors in the admissions process? To register, visit http://bit.ly/1b2Z6II.

  • Law School Admissions Officers Survey Tell All, Wednesday, November 13, 8 PM, EST. Among the questions to be explored and answered: Will law schools reduce class size for the 2014 incoming class? How many law schools are changing their curricula to make students more practice ready? What do top schools say about the relationship between the LSAT and law school rankings? Who agrees with President Barack Obama that law school should be two years instead of three? Joining Kaplan Test Prep experts for the live event will be admissions officers from top ranked Fordham Law School, New York University School of Law, UCLA School of Law, and the University of Virginia School of Law. To register, visit http://blog.kaplanlsat.com/the-180-live/. For a preview of the results to be discussed, visit: http://press.kaptest.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Kaplan-Test-Preps-2013-Survey-of-Law-School-Admissions-Officers.pdfhttp://www.kaplan.com/mcat

  • Medical School Admissions Officers Survey Tell All, Thursday, November 14, 9 PM, EST. Among the questions to be explored and answered: Will the 2015 MCAT® be harder than the current test? How are admissions officers using social media to learn about candidates? How important are post-baccalaureate programs? What are the most important admissions factors?  Admissions experts from allopathic and osteopathic medical schools will join Kaplan’s MCAT experts to discuss the findings.  To register, visit www.kaplanmcat.com/pulse. For a preview of the results to be discussed, visit:  http://press.kaptest.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Kaplan-Test-Preps-2013-Survey-of-Medical-School-Admissions-Officers.pdf

All events will be held in Kaplan Test Prep’s live, online Classroom Anywhere format, launched in 2008.  Kaplan Test Prep has served tens of thousands of students through this real-time interactive, expert-led, engaging online format.

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.

# # #