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I just got hired as an MCAT instructor for Kaplan, but I forgot to ask about pay. How much do they pay by the hour? Do they pay you for preparing for class?
 

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They pay $7/hr for preparation, but there is a maximum number of hours you can claim as prep time for each class. My starting pay was $18/hr. I'm pretty sure that this varies a bit by location though, so don't take my word for this.
 

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the guy who hired me wasn't sure, he was either 15 or 12... but he was pretty ure 15. 12 would be really low wouldn't it? if i's 15 and i get 7 hours for prep, that would be great! is it worth it? thanks!
 

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Trout is right on. When the Kaplan recruiter came to my school, they told us med students that it was $6-7/hour for training and then $18/hour for teaching classes. Maybe pay varies by location though?
 

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Kaplan pays for prep time!?!?!?!?!? NO WAY! I wish I knew that cuase i had to spend like 10 hours working on each lecture and Princeton Review doesn't pay for prep at all!
 

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I just finished teaching for PR here in Los Angeles... I got paid $20/hr to start (lecture and office hours) and $10/hr for 2 hours of prep time each week. Midterm, I received a $1 raise based on my good evaluations.

My friend up at Stanford workin for PR was paid $25/hr to start with no prep time paid.
 

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...and keptium... even tho 2 hours of prep time were paid, I still ended spending WAY more time than that. I really think PR needs to start paying for lots more prep time.
 

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LOL Funny how you took a job without even finding out how much it pays.

:laugh: Sike, I've done that before.
 

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I was getting 20 an hour with 7 dollars an hour for prep...
 

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You guys have to prep for kaplan? I think I got screwed; when I took the Kaplan DAT prep. My teacher was late, and canceled 1/4 of the classes. When she was there she just grabbed to teachers manuel and started reading it. Maybe it was b/c of her that I think Kaplan was the biggest waste of $$ I ever spent.
 

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I can't believe that some princeton review places pays for prep! You would think they would have some sort of standard for all their offices. :(

Are you guys planning on teaching through med school?
 
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