Our Guarantees offer real assurance that you will get the best possible SAT prep course. Compare our course and guarantees to Kaplans or Princeton Reviews high prices and small print exclusions. You will quickly discover the Studyworks difference.
SUMMARY: Only covers their more expensive courses. For example, it does not include their less expensive Express courses. Kaplan’s “Classroom” courses costs more than $1000
If you feel you're not ready to take the exam, you can study with us again for free for the next test date or for 3 more months for computer-based tests. No matter how many points you improve, if you're not satisfied with your overall score, you can study with us again for free for the next test date or for 3 more months for computer-based tests. And if for any reason you don't raise your overall score, you can study with us again for free or get your money back. You must be enrolled in a Kaplan full classroom, tutoring, or online course* that began on or after August 11, 2003, and attend all required classes or make-up sessions, complete all required tests, and complete all of your required homework as outlined on your student homepage. If you feel that you are not ready to take the exam or are not satisfied with your score on the actual exam, you may repeat the full course for free for classroom and online students, and complete the full classroom course for free plus purchase additional tutoring hours at $75/hour for tutoring students. Your free repeat course must prepare you for a test date within the next 3 months, or the next available test date. If your total score is not higher on the actual exam than your earlier, official test score or your Kaplan diagnostic (if you did not take the actual test before), you may repeat the full program for free or get a full refund. To invoke the Higher Score Guarantee, you must notify Kaplan within 90 days after the date your course access ends. To be eligible for the refund, you must present a copy of your official score report, your diagnostic score results, and your course materials at the time you invoke the guarantee. The Higher Score Guarantee only applies to Kaplan courses taken and completed within the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and France. Courses completed in Puerto Rico do not qualify if they began before June 15, 2006.
Princeton Review’s Guarantee (As of 12/1/2009)as found on their website
SUMMARY: Makes you choose guarantees, and does not apply to all their course, Gives you edited retake courses, (* note that the Refresher Course is not the same course as you took, but a reduced version) They add expensive administrative fees.
Readiness Guarantee: If at the end of our Comprehensive Classroom Course, you do not feel ready to take the test for which you are preparing, you may take our Refresher Classroom Course. OR Satisfaction Guarantee: If at the end of our program, you are not satisfied, regardless of how much your score improves, you may continue to work with us for up to a year for free. OR Money Back Guarantee: If, after taking our program, your score doesn’t improve, you may receive a tuition refund.
NOTE: You choose Only ONE Option of the above!
Please note that The Princeton Review’s Guarantees apply to our Private Tutoring (in-person and online) and Small Group Tutoring programs, and selected classroom and online courses listed on this website, as specified below. These Guarantees may not apply to other Princeton Review courses not listed on this website (e.g., courses offered through partner institutions). No Guarantee is available for Express Online courses, PSAT programs, SAT Subject Test programs, or academic and AP tutoring programs. For more information, check with your local office or call 1-800-2Review. We guarantee your satisfaction. The Princeton Review’s three Guarantee offers—Readiness, Satisfaction or Money Back—are described below. Please note: Each eligible student may choose only one of the three Guarantee offers. Readiness Guarantee. If you are enrolled in our Comprehensive Classroom Course and at the end of the course, you do not feel ready to take the test for which you are preparing, you may take our Refresher Classroom * Course at no charge other than a $200 administrative fee, for one year following the start of your program if you meet the following requirements: You attend all of the program sessions, take all assigned practice tests, and complete all of your homework. If a Refresher Classroom Course is not available within 90 days of your request, you may repeat our full Comprehensive Classroom Course. Please note that if you exercise this Readiness Guarantee, you will not be eligible for our other Guarantee offers. Satisfaction Guarantee. Regardless of how much your test score improves, you are eligible to continue working with The Princeton Review at no additional charge (other than an administrative fee in certain instances described below) for one year following the start of your program if you meet the following requirements: You attend all of the program sessions, take all assigned practice tests, and complete all of your homework. You take the official test for which you prepared within 30 days following the final session of your program or pay an administrative fee of $200 if you take the official test more than 30 days following the final session of your program. (Please note that tutoring students must sit for the actual exam within 30 days following the program to be eligible for the Satisfaction Guarantee.) Students in the following programs who meet the criteria above are eligible for The Princeton Review’s Satisfaction Guarantee: