Posts for TOEFL

11 TOEFL Test Day Tips That Will Help You Succeed

The Test of English as a Foreign Language sends many students looking for TOEFL test day tips each year. It is a difficult test because English is a difficult language. Perhaps the hardest, if you’re coming to it from another culture. In the following article, we’ll be getting you ready for test day with some […]
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TOEFL: Why Use It to Study Abroad in the United States

The TOEFL, or Test of English as a Foreign Language, is your first stop in the journey to study abroad, particularly in the United States. The test, administered by ETS (the same crew behind PRAXIS) prepares thousands of foreign students and migrants for US assimilation each year. However, it’s a challenging test. One you’ll have […]
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7 TOEFL Tips For Achieving Your Best Score

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test that allows non-English speakers to demonstrate their degree of readiness when it comes to enrolling at U.S. universities. Getting a degree in the U.S. can definitely improve one’s marketability, and the TOEFL can go a long way in getting non-English speakers to […]
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Standardized Testing: A Useful Or Misused Tool?

standardized testing pros and cons

Standardized testing gets a lot of grief in the education community. (Some would say with good reason.) But is it really as bad as students and many teachers say? And should we consider abandoning a reliance on these assessments or continue to use them in an attempt to bring the system up to speed? For […]
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The Process of Elimination and Using the Power of Choice to Your Advantage

Multiple choice questions can make or break your test scores if you don’t know how to approach them. Most people understand the concept of the process of elimination, but they forget a key part of actually making it effective. It isn’t about picking between the two best choices. Sure, that’s part of it, but you […]
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8 Ways to Crash-Course Your Way to a Better TOEFL Score

Taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL exam as it is more commonly known, is a challenge that native English speakers take for granted. If you have come to the language later in life, then you know what an obstacle English can be with all its little inconsistencies and exceptions. But […]
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Getting Started with TOEFL: What You Need to Know and When You Need to Know It


Welcome to this primer on the TOEFL test. If you have found your way to this post, then you are probably not a native English speaker. As a result, you may be nervous about the upcoming Test of English as a Foreign Language exam. It’s okay to be nervous. English is a difficult language to […]
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