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What is the Difference Between TOEFL iBT and TOEFL PBT? By Brianna Burrows

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160930_students_laptopInternational students have to make many decisions when planning to study in the USA. Some will have to decide if they need to take the TOEFL or IELTS exam depending on the program to which they are applying. In general, most international students will take the TOEFL exam once they have decided to study in the USA. Most international students do not know there are two versions of the TOEFL exam.

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Standardized tests: What’s required & what’s not

ACT v SAT, TOEFL v IELTS v PTE Academic

ACT v SAT, TOEFL v IELTS v PTE Academic

Unlike most countries there is not a specific test or set of tests that are universally required for admission to U.S. colleges and universities. Traditionally, U.S. students have had to take one of two primary standardized tests: ACT or SAT (and SAT Subject tests at more selective institutions). Continue reading

You can ace the SATs!

get a good score on the SATsEvery year, students and parents plan for the SATs with a sense of dread. The good news is, it’s not that complicated if you know what to expect. Follow these steps to a better SAT score.

Learn how the test is scored. For example, it’s best to leave the most difficult questions blank. Each correct answer is worth one point. You get scored worse for answering a question wrong than you do for leaving it blank.

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