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So how can you do your best on Test Day? After almost 80 years of helping students prepare for entrance exams, we’ve learned that test prep courses are the single most efficient and cost-effective way to boost your confidence and improve your score on the ACT or SAT.

Prep to boost your score

A test prep course will help you increase your knowledge across all test areas, develop test-taking strategies, and build your confidence.

Prep to win a scholarship

SAT and ACT scores can affect whether you get a merit-based scholarship at the school of your choice. Your high school grades and your test scores are the main factors that go into merit-based financial aid decisions. Plus, a high score on the PSAT could mean a shot at a National Merit Scholarship.

Prep for a better job

A better score can lead to a better college, a better college to a better job, and a better job to better overall life satisfaction. Some employers are even asking to see SAT or ACT scores before making an offer.

Why prep with Kaplan?

What makes Kaplan Test Prep the best fit for you? Our students and parents name five top reasons:


A history of outstanding student results.

With almost 80 years of experience, Kaplan is the original standardized test prep company. Kaplan’s results speak for themselves: 9 out of 10 Kaplan students get into one or more of their top choice colleges.*


The best teachers.

You deserve a true expert to help you through the test prep process. Kaplan's teacher certification and development program ensures that our teachers and tutors are authorities on the tests, have second-to-none credentials, score in the 90th percentile and above, and participate in more than 35 hours of training and development.


Proven curriculum delivered in a personalized way.

Kaplan SAT and ACT courses are developed by a dedicated team of Learning Engineers, and are designed to teach you the best test-taking strategies and give you confidence on Test Day. Our proven curriculum includes:

  • Instruction led by one of Kaplan’s expert teachers, either in person or online
  • Key test-taking strategies
  • Proctored, full-length practice tests
  • Timed practice and review
  • Detailed Smart Reports® and a student portal that tracks your progress as you advance to a higher score

Prep options that meet your specific needs.

School, homework, sports, job, volunteering…we know you have a busy schedule, so we've developed flexible and convenient prep that fits your needs. Our program options include:

  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Classroom courses
  • Live, online courses
  • Self-paced online courses

Find the ACT or SAT prep option that is right for you.

Plus, you can access your online resources from any mobile device or laptop and take quizzes, watch video lessons, take full-length practice tests, and review your Smart Reports®, all in the palm of your hand.


The Kaplan Guarantee - a higher score or your money back!

We believe confidence is the key to your success on Test Day—and that begins with your confidence in our test prep. That's why The Kaplan Guarantee is the most comprehensive guarantee in the industry.

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The best guarantee is one you won’t need. But you get it anyway.

Score higher with Kaplan,
or get your money back.