- Kaplan Test Prep is a premier provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan Test Prep International (http://www.kaptestglobal.com) is a unit of Kaplan Test Prep. Established in 1938, Kaplan is the world leader in the test prep industry. With a comprehensive menu of online offerings as well as a complete array of print books and digital products, Kaplan offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests, including entrance exams for secondary school, college and graduate school, as well as professional licensing exams for attorneys, physicians and nurses.
ABOUT THE SAT
- The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets students to show colleges what they know and how well they can apply that knowledge. It tests students’ skills and knowledge in Mathematics, Reading and Writing. The SAT is a 3 hour long test, plus an additional 50 minutes for the optional essay.
It is divided into two sections: (i) Reading and Writing and Language, (ii) Math, and is marked out of a total of 1600 (800 for each section).
The SAT is taken by more than a million students annually and is accepted by virtually all colleges and universities in the US as a form of entrance exam.
ABOUT THE ZISD SAT PREP COURSE
- ZISD, a Kaplan Certified Education Provider (third in Africa and first in Southern Africa), is offering a rigorous bespoke six week SAT prep course to high school students and school leavers to enable them gain access to higher learning institutions around the world. Students are required to take a diagnostic test at the commencement of the course to enable us to perform student assessments. The prep course is then tailored to the student needs with class sizes limited to a maximum of ten students for a one to one experience. Students enrolled in the ZISD prep course have unlimited access to Kaplan materials and online resources.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):
- Why should I take the SAT?
The SAT is a prerequisite for admission into U.S colleges and universities as well as consideration for scholarships such as the MasterCard Foundation.
Why should I take the ZISD SAT prep course?
The ZISD Prep course is a Kaplan Certified Program which means that students access the same program as other students at Kaplan centers worldwide. - By taking the prep course students can increase their chances of gaining a high score and admission into top colleges and/or universities,such as MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Yale and Stanford as well as for consideration placement in an Honor’s Program. -Unlimited access to Kaplan materials and online resources. -Continuous tests and reviews. -Free internet access to facilitate for student research. -Small class size. -Interactive lessons and activities.
Are there scholarship opportunities for international students at higher learning institutions in the U.S?
Top universities such as Princeton University, MIT are need blind meaning that students who gain admission are given full tuition scholarships.
There are numerous institutions in the U.S and Canada offering full tuition scholarships to international students.
Financial aid is usually awarded based on either merit (test scores and academic performance in school) or demonstrated need (family income and resources).
There are many organizations offering aid to international students e.g. the MasterCard Foundation has partnered with numerous institutions such as Stanford, Michigan State University, University of California Berkeley, etc to offer full scholarships for international students for the duration of their study.