Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Founder of Kaplan Test Prep Centers, Dead at 90

exerpted from THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK (AP) -- The founder of the Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Centers Ltd., the nation's first test preparation company, has died. He was 90.

Kaplan, rejected from medical school, believed that students should have access to higher education based on their capabilities, not connections. He began Kaplan centers to help students with SAT and other admissions tests.

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