Kaplan vs. The American College Study Materials

or Register to post new content in the forum

 

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Sep 21, 2011 5:45 pm

The American College charges $600 a module for the CFP, but Kaplan and other companies have similar test prep solutions in the $150-$200/course range.

I called Kaplan to ask questions and they were extremely vague/evasive with me. They could not give me a straight answer to "Is your program designed to be a complete, stand alone, exam prep?"

They kept describing their materials as "aids" and seemed to imply that I should also buy the book from the American College.

Does anyone have experience with the $600 courses provided by The American College? Was it worth the money? Has anyone completed their CFP modules using only the Kaplan guides?

A