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All Kaplan tutors are chosen based on their extensive knowledge and empathy.

Get your higher score, faster

When you work with best-in-class tutors, you can look forward to a score boost.

The most resources, all tied together

You'll never run out of prep, and you'll always know what to focus on next.

Meet some of our SSAT tutors


Niamh Sheehan

Niamh attended Brown University, where she studied education and linguistics. Outside of her Kaplan classroom, Niamh is pursuing a masters degree in speech-language pathology at Teachers College.


Jan Lei

Jan has taught for more than 8 years and is one of Kaplan's elite pre-college instructors. As a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, he understands the rigors of attending an elite school and looks forward to the daily challenge of helping other students gain admission. When he's not working, you can find Jan working out or snowboarding in the wintertime.

Angela Degiulio

Angela attended Ursinus College. She has been teaching with Kaplan for 3 years and aims to bring humor and positive energy to all of her classroom sessions.


Michael Silberblatt

Michael Silberblatt grew up in San Diego, CA and is a graduate of Northwestern University. Since moving to New York City in 2014, he has enjoyed working closely with students across all five boroughs to help them successfully achieve their SAT, ACT, SHSAT, SSAT, and ISEE test score goals! Michael has worked at the U.S. Department of Education's Presidential Scholars Program and continues to work with the National YoungArts Foundation to provide high school students in the arts with life-changing experiences and career opportunities.

Personalized Tutoring

More than just a class, Kaplan’s one-on-one tutoring is a customized course, tailored to your child's needs with an SSAT master as their personal guide.

Flexible Tutoring Packages

We offer two private tutoring packages, so you can choose the right group of hours and the right focus for your child. Plus, you can choose to use their tutoring hours either in person or online. It’s personal and flexible.

Unique Study Plan

Kaplan’s tutoring packages give your child the most comprehensive set of SSAT prep available, including a plan that’s customized just for them with focus on the topics they can most improve on.

Course Materials

Every student learns differently, so we’ll give your student a comprehensive SSAT Prep course book to help boost their studies.

What's Included

  • Kaplan's program is designed and delivered around your child's unique needs, learning style, and score goals.
  • Our tutors are test experts and must complete an intensive training program to become "Kaplan-certified." Many are NYC independent school alums themselves.
  • Get exclusive one-on-one instruction in your home or online at your convenience and on your schedule.
  • Proven, test-taking, score raising strategies to help maximize available study time—and points on Test Day.
  • Kaplan’s comprehensive SSAT Prep course book to supplement their tutoring.

Our approach

Step 1: Evaluation

Tell us about your academic background, study style, and goals.

Step 2: Match

Once we understand your needs, we'll select the right tutor for you.

Step 3: A custom plan

Your tutor will create a study plan that fits your needs and schedule.

Get matched with your tutor CALL 1-844-809-9288

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Prep at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with on demand lessons that include proctored test-taking simulation.

From $299