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BBYO College Initiatives

With exceptional leadership programs and identity-enrichment experiences, BBYO has shaped the lives of its 250,000 alumni, including prominent business leaders, Congressional representatives and entrepreneurs. Many of them claim it is BBYO to which they "owe it all."

BBYO is committed to providing programs and resources which will help teens prepare for high school, college and their professional lives. From providing the chance to spend 10 days with top business executives in the Big Apple at Project NYC; to offering a wide network of professionals through BBYO's Friends and Alumni Network; to contacting college admissions officers to let them know why teens with BBYO on their applications make stellar students on campus, BBYO makes preparing teens for their future a top priority.

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BBYO Members Receive 10% off Kaplan Test Prep Products


In a recent partnership with Kaplan Test Prep, BBYO members now receive 10% off all undergraduate classroom and tutoring courses! With 70 years of experience, Kaplan is the world leader in test prep and has helped more than 3 million students prepare to take the tests necessary to achieve their education and career goals. Kaplan offers complete preparation for college entrance exams and also provides private tutoring and admissions consulting services.

This offer, exclusive to BBYO participants, is available when a teen registers for a course by calling 1-800-KAP-TEST or online at Contact Avery Budman for more information and the online promotion code. If you already have the BBYO promotional discount code, please visit

Let BBYO help your teen navigate the college admissions process.

Have a child/sibling in Kindergarten through 8th grade? Visit our Teen Connection page to learn more about BBYO’s partnership with Kaplan Tutoring for special savings to build their academic skills!

*Local BBYO/Kaplan relationships and discounts will be honored if they exceed the 10% national discount.

**BBYO is no longer in partnership with The Princeton Review.

BBYO Contacts College Admission Officers

Annually, BBYO’s Executive Director sends a letter to admissions officers at the top 30 colleges and universities that Jewish students attend.

Download the letter

In addition to these programs offered on a national level, college and career prep BBYO events are taking place throughout the year in communities across North America. To learn more about programs happening near you, please click here.

College Admissions Officers Review BBYO Essays

Not sure how to talk about BBYO in a college admissions essay? Review these critiqued personal statements for a first-hand glance into the heads of college admissions officers!

Click here to read BBYO admissions essays!

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