Overhauled SAT® Debuts Saturday, March 5: Kaplan Test Prep Offers Insight and Resources for Journalists on the Changes

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Press Contacts: Russell Schaffer, russell.schaffer@kaplan.com, 212.453.7538
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Interviews with Experts, Photos and B-Roll Available at www.satchange.com

New York, NY (March 1, 2016) — This Saturday, hundreds of thousands of teens across the country will undertake the first administration of a redesigned SAT — the first time the test has changed since 2005.  What are the changes?  How significant are they?  Kaplan Test Prep, the world leader in test preparation, has helped hundreds of thousands of students through dozens of test changes, and its experts can provide context, including:

  • An overview of the changes
  • What they mean for test takers
  • How the changes could impact who does well
  • How the new test compares to the ACT®
  • Whether students should take the SAT or ACT
  • How colleges view these tests
  • How students should prepare
  • What parents can do to help students prepare

Based on questions and comments from the thousands of teens who attended a February 21 all-day, live online SAT Prepathon (www.kaptest.com/sat/prepathon), students across the country are anxious about the upcoming test.

For journalists who will be covering this rite of passage for college-bound teens,  taken by 1.7 million students across the country last year, Kaplan can provide expert perspective and resources.  To schedule a TV, newspaper, blog, or radio interview with a Kaplan Test Prep expert about the new SAT, please contact Russell Schaffer at 212.453.7538 or russell.schaffer@kaplan.com.

For hi-res photos and B-roll of students preparing for and taking a practice test, editable video interview clips addressing new SAT FAQ, downloadable SAT sample questions and other call-outs, go to www.satchange.com.

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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. Additionally, Kaplan offers new economy skills training (NEST) programs and resources designed to provide training in skills that are in high demand in today’s job market and prepare participants for hire.

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