Kaplan Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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Kaplan Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew S. Rosen (no image)
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108 Ratings
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  • "If you're considering working for this company, don't sign a non-compete for part-time work(in 21 reviews)

  • "Long hours sometimes but overall not too bad(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions 

    I worked at Kaplan part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people, value, and how much I learned.

    Cons

    Honestly, working here was fabulous.

  2. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - IT QA Analyst in La Crosse, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kaplan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They really do care about their employees. Great pay and amazing benefits. Very open to remote working regardless of where you live and how close to the office you are.

    Cons

    Need to find a direction. 3 major reorganizations in the 5+ years I was there.

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  3. "MCAT instructor Kaplan"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - MCAT Instructor in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kaplan part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great management and flexible hours

    Cons

    Had to travel far in my area to teach

  4. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Financial Aid Officer 
    Recommends

    I worked at Kaplan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, great team, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Different management styles can cause great employees to leave

  5. "Lots of Red Tape"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Technical Program Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Kaplan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mostly left alone to do your own thing and accomplish goals

    Cons

    Getting little things, like notepads or pens, is really difficult

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  6. "Good Benefits"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Aid Advisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    benefits are standard, pay is good, education opportunities such as the Gift of Knowledge is very good

    Cons

    Training seemed unorganized and all over the place. Management also seemed unorganized.

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  7. "Amazing People Worked Here"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Program Manager 

    I worked at Kaplan full-time

    Pros

    - amazing caring and empathetic people, people who I call lifelong friends - great benefits and perks - fun environment - mission-based

    Cons

    - expanded way too quickly - growth has a ceiling

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  8. "MCAT Teacher Individual and Class"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - MCAT Teacher in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, good hourly rate, can do private tutoring for more money

    Cons

    Poor management, poor communication, adherence to "their method"

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  9. "fun team. leadership okay."

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Account Representative in La Crosse, WI

    I worked at Kaplan full-time

    Pros

    close knit group and very encouraging of each other. helpful coworkers.

    Cons

    barely any training to begin (or at all for that matter). also didn't have a computer/set up on first day which was weird.

  10. "Great Place to Learn"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Front End Web Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Kaplan full-time

    Pros

    I learned so much here as my first job in software! The team was very supportive, encouraging, and fun to work with.

    Cons

    I got stuck in a rut working on the same thing for a year, and ran out of things to learn.

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