We are located on the south side of Highway 121, west of MacArthur Boulevard and north of Forest Hill Drive, near Bank of Texas.
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KD College Prep is a test prep and tutoring center located in Coppell, TX. We specialize in offering test prep courses for the PSAT/NMSQT ®, SAT ®, and ACT ® tests, private tutoring, and college counseling for middle school and high school students throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
KD College Prep is not just another corporate test prep company. Over the last 27 years, we have served more than 65,000 students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We care deeply about our community and the families we serve.
Our founder, Karen Dillard, has always had a passion for making a difference in the lives of her students. A product of Plano High School and an honors graduate of Southern Methodist University’s School of Education, Karen began her career as a professional educator in the Richardson Independent School District. She entered the test prep industry with a national test prep company and quickly rose to the position of Regional Director, establishing and managing centers in a three-state region.
Karen entered the entrepreneurial world in 1992, founding Karen Dillard’s College Prep. Her sole focus was to help students’ college dreams become a reality. She set out to build a program that did much more than run kids through a quick set of test prep classes. Instead, she built an educationally solid, holistic program, positioning students to realize all of their college admissions, honors program, and merit-based scholarship goals.
David Dillard shares his wife’s passion for supporting students in pursuing their academic goals. David has always been an advocate for education, and he often speaks about current events on local TV and radio stations. Together, Karen and David have demonstrated a commitment to their community by supporting local charities, their church, and numerous high school programs throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
We strive to provide the most effective test prep curriculum. Our programs are built from more than 30 years of test prep experience and a keen understanding for what works best for our students. Our experienced teachers have a thorough knowledge of the material found on the PSAT, SAT, and ACT tests. Our curriculum team takes the tests on a regular basis to ensure we have the most up-to-date test prep curriculum.
When you register for our program, you’re not just purchasing a test prep product. You’re joining our family.
Unlike most test prep programs, we’ll stick with you until you reach your test score goals or graduate from high school. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all solution. Instead, we’ll provide you with a personalized test prep program tailored to meet your needs. The skills you’ll learn will instill habits that will continue to be useful throughout your high school and college careers.
“It takes a village to raise a child—this is so true. KD College Prep staff have been nothing but uplifting to my child and to us parents through their eager attitudes to assist, in-depth guidance and unparalleled wisdom. I am in awe at the consistent level of professionalism yet genuine concern for each and every person that walks through their doors. Thank you KD staff for being great mentors for our children! ”
– Gloria D.
“KD College Prep is an awesome [test] prep institute. The directors are really very passionate, and they do their best to provide quality training to kids and conduct frequent awareness seminars for parents. I am glad I have enrolled my child.”
– Sridevi L.
“Great program and very helpful.”
– Ricky K.
Our personalized test prep courses are designed to help you build an in-depth knowledge of the material found on college admissions tests. All activities in our Complete Program take place in a small group environment led by teachers who have demonstrated a strong knowledge of the material found on the tests along with the ability to convey it to students.
When you sign up for our Complete Program, we create a personalized test prep plan designed to help you reach your test score goals. This will consist of diagnostic tests, lessons, homework assignments, practice workshops, practice tests, and more. Your test prep plan can be adjusted at any time to meet your specific needs.
Our private tutoring option is ideal for students who prefer to work one-on-one with an instructor. This tutoring solution allows students to focus on specific problem areas versus the entire test prep package. Students can use this option to cover a wide range of topics, ranging from ACT test subjects to college admissions essays. Meeting times can be tailored to fit your schedule. Your student can utilize private tutoring as a stand-alone service or in addition to our test prep programs.
Our college counselors provide guidance to students and parents throughout the entire college admissions process. We offer a variety of programs that cover areas such as the college search, application assistance, essay tutoring, and more. Our college counselors have a proven track record and decades of experience helping students get accepted into the nation’s most competitive colleges.