Nearly 70 years ago, Kaplan pioneered the test prep industry. Today, as a division of The Washington Post Company, Kaplan has become the leading educational services company in the world—helping more than 3 million individuals achieve their educational and career goals through programs ranging from high school and college admissions consulting to graduate school, professional licensing, and English language training.
Kaplan is the smart choice for test prep and admissions
Kaplan's teachers have all scored in the top percentiles, and, more importantly, are expertly-trained to ensure that they can teach YOU to get the score that you need. Our teachers participate in Kaplan's Teacher Development Program, which is based on decades of test prep & teaching experience and includes ongoing professional development and training.
Quality study materials
Some preparation courses focus just on content, others focus just on strategy. Kaplan's curricula cover all the aspects of test preparation needed for a high score:
- Content: You will cover all of the content needed on test day. Kaplan has done extensive research on the highest-yield content that shows up most frequently on test day so that we can help you focus your time efficiently and get maximum points in minimum time.
- Critical Thinking Strategies: Standardized tests are more than just tests of content, and knowing the content thoroughly will not be enough to get a top score. Kaplan's proven strategies will provide you with strategic options so that you can answer questions quickly & accurately.
- Essential Practice: Kaplan courses come with full-length practice tests to allow you to build your skills and stamina.
- Test Day Tips: The realistic practice and extensive training, as well as test day tips and strategies provided by your expert instructor, will leave you confident and prepared for the experience of Test Day.
Compare Kaplan to Other Test Prep Companies
Don't settle for anything less.
Test preparation is an important investment. With that in mind, we encourage you to compare us to the competition. We think you'll find that Kaplan is the premier choice for your test prep and admissions needs.
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The Kaplan Story
Helping students achieve their education and career goals
When Stanley H. Kaplan first started tutoring students for standardized tests in 1938, he gave birth to a new industry that equipped people with the resources to realize their dreams of higher education. His commitment to preparing students for high-stakes tests helped tens, then hundreds, then thousands of students master the skills needed to gain access to competitive universities.
70 years and more than three million students later, Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions continues to open doors for students to academic and professional opportunities. Today, college-bound teens, prospective MBAs, graduate school and law/medical school prospects, doctors and nurses, and English language learners rely on Kaplan to help them reach their potential. With 3,000 classroom locations worldwide, we offer preparation for a wide range of standardized tests for college and graduate school admissions, English language proficiency, and professional licensing.
As the world leader in test preparation, our depth of knowledge, experience, and resources in helping students is unparalleled. Our comprehensive menu of classroom-based courses, online offerings, array of private tutoring programs and admissions consulting services all have proven success in helping students achieve their goals.
We maintain our leadership position by using a collaborative, customized, results-oriented approach. We understand that every student is unique, and we provide extensive options tailored to meet individual learning needs. With state-of-the-art diagnostic and prescriptive tools created to help students achieve their best results, each student receives his or her own study plan, and teachers fine-tune lessons to ensure progress along the way.
Our mission is to help every student realize their potential and achieve their educational and career goals. We're eager for the opportunity to help you do the same.
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