Kaplan Test Prep Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2020

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3.8
77%
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81%
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Kaplan Test Prep President & CEO John Polstein
John Polstein
166 Ratings
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  • "It's hard for new part-time employees to get hours(in 14 reviews)

  • "Upper Management not consistent with the big picture of the company(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Kaplan Test Prep full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The Pay and benefits are great

    Cons

    The Work is hard and takes time

  2. "Ok job, but not much opportunity for advancement"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Configuration Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kaplan Test Prep full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Depending on the team, you are left fairly autonomous.

    Cons

    Office politics prevalent and get in the way of advancement.

  3. "Kaplan Medical Advisor"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kaplan Medical Advisor in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    mentoring students through their medical career

    Cons

    The organization of the location could have been better

  4. "Kaplan Test Prep"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kaplan Test Prep full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Virtual employee, great flexibility, great benefits

    Cons

    Constantly changing leadership and constantly evolving job roles/responsibilities

  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student Brand Ambassador 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not a bad place to work, it's remote but everyone is still very nice and it's not too difficult of a job

    Cons

    It's not always easy to get hours

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Love working for Kaplan, but jobs always seem unstable."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan Test Prep full-time

    Pros

    good people, work life balance

    Cons

    upper management, jobs seem unstable.

  7. "Software engineer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan Test Prep full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work at KTP

    Cons

    None so far at kaplan

  8. "Student Brand Ambassador"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Campus Brand Ambassador in Athens, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan Test Prep part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible/work at home Max of 5 hours per week Great pay Can manage school work Great team

    Cons

    If you want more hours it’s not really possible

  9. "Good job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Tutor in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kaplan Test Prep part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, night job. Fun engaging with students

    Cons

    Not a lot of support from Kaplan beyond the basic lesson plan

  10. "Hard to get hours if you work part-time"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great employee enrichment Flexible hours Pretty good pay Work from home with online teaching

    Cons

    It's hard for new part-time employees to get hours You have to have super-high test scores to work there They discriminate against socially unacceptable behavior and may fire you for reasons that have nothing to do with your job. If that happens, they treat you like a leper.

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