Category Archives: Test Prep

3 Things to Do the Mornings of Your Final Exams By Heather Hamilton

161214_studying_student_desk_examSometimes, the morning of a final exam can feel like a relief. For many students, the work has already been done, and now comes the time to simply show off what you’ve learned. For others, the actual taking of a test can present a great source of anxiety. No matter which category you fall into, having a solid routine on the morning of your final exam can be very helpful.

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5 Things Students Should Know About College-Level Exams By Heather Hamilton

pen-writing-notes-studyingAs a new college student, it is easy to feel outside of your element. You’re adjusting to a new schedule, new friends, even new ways of eating your meals. Not to mention academically, classes and exams that vary greatly from your high school experience. While things are different and perhaps even difficult, they aren’t impossible — especially if you keep in mind these five things about college-level exams.

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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