Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 under International Students, Learning English, Testing
If you are not happy with the score you got on the TOEFL, don’t worry! You can retake the test, which means you have another chance to get a score you are satisfied with.
Of course, it’s best not to repeat the same mistakes you made the first time around. That’s why you should consider a few tips before you retake the TOEFL.
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Posted on Monday, November 18th, 2013 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Testing
The TOEFL is an exam that tests your ability to speak, write, read and listen to English as a college student.
In fact, TOEFL stands for “Test of English as a Foreign Language.”
Many English-speaking colleges require international students to take this exam before the admissions process, so it is a good idea to find out what kind of scores you are expected to get on the TOEFL.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 under Academics, Applying to College, Testing
Before you apply to the Ivy Leagues, it is helpful to learn the average SAT scores of these schools.
You might find the numbers interesting or even encouraging as you apply.
Of course, if your scores are below the average range, you shouldn’t assume it means you can’t get in. But knowing the typical score range can give you an idea of whether you should take the SAT again or submit your current score.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, Testing
If you want to gain admission to a top university, it helps to check out their average SAT scores.
From small liberal arts colleges like Bowdoin and Kenyon to larger schools like the University of Notre Dame to specialized schools such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, we’ve compiled a list of average SAT scores for their most recently admitted classes – the class of 2016.
Read on to get an idea of the scores it takes to gain admission to these universities.
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Posted on Monday, November 5th, 2012 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, Testing
A college’s average ACT scores don’t represent all it takes to get accepted.
However, they can give you a good idea of how your scores stack up against those of other applicants.
We’ve put together a list of great colleges from across the country, both small schools and large universities, from the North to the Midwest to the South, and gathered the ACT scores of their recently admitted classes of 2016.
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Posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2012 under Applying to College, Testing
If you are planning to apply to the Ivy League schools, you should know the average ACT scores.
Though one test score does not define you during the application process, it is helpful to know what scores enrolled students received so you can see if you are in the ballpark of an acceptable score.
If you have not yet taken the ACT, you’ll find out how high you should score if you want a good chance of getting accepted into an Ivy League school.
If you have already taken the test, you can compare your score and decide whether it will help or hurt you during the admissions process.
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Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012 under Applying to College, Dates to Remember, Testing
If you plan to take the ACT, consider the test dates well ahead of time so you know when to register. In general, registration takes place about a month before each test date, so you need to plan ahead at least a little bit!
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Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2012 under Applying to College, Dates to Remember, Testing
If you’re in high school, fall might mean the start of the semester, but it also means it’s time to register for the SAT. Test dates tend to fall about a month after the registration deadline, so if you plan to take the test ASAP in October, you need to register by September.
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Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2012 under Graduate School, Testing
If you plan to take the GRE test, you may be interested to know that soon you can select your best score to send to colleges.
Educational Testing Service will roll out the new option, called ScoreSelect, in July 2012.
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Posted on Monday, April 30th, 2012 under Applying to College, High School, Testing
Due to the recent discovery of several students cheating on college entrance exams, both SAT security and ACT security will be increased.
More specifically, strict procedures will be put in place as early as this September to help ensure that students do not pay other people to show up and take the test for them.
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Posted on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 under Academics, Testing
It can be difficult to settle down in college and study quietly at your desk, but some study tips that help you think outside the box may be all that you need.
At least one of these tried-and-true study tips should be able to help you get your work done, no matter how impossible the task may seem!
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Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 under Academics, High School, Testing
If you are thinking of taking an AP test or two during high school, you are not alone. More students than ever are choosing to take AP classes and exams to get college credit while still in high school.
There are a few reasons for this increasingly common trend.
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Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 under Applying to College, Testing
The average ACT scores of students accepted into some of the country’s top colleges outside of the Ivy League in 2011 can serve as useful tools in interpreting your own scores.
Though the scores we’ve compiled are just averages and do not represent actual requirements, they can give you a better idea of what to aim for on the ACT exam and of what colleges might be good fits for you.
» Read More of Average ACT Scores for 10 Top Colleges in 2011
Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 under Applying to College, Testing
Whether you want to study astrophysics or art history, whether you prefer a big city school on the coast or a small liberal arts school in the Midwest, these average SAT scores from great schools outside of the Ivy League should give you a better idea of what it might take to get into that school of your dreams.
Although SAT scores are just one of the many factors that go into determining college admissions — and there are no hard-and-fast score requirements for most schools — these stats will provide you with something to compare your own scores to and a way to gauge the types of schools that might be good fits for you.
» Read More of SAT Scores for 10 Top Schools in 2011
Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2011 under Applying to College, Testing
Are your ACT scores on par with the scores of students admitted to or enrolled in Ivy League schools?
Even though a high ACT score in itself is not enough to guarantee you admission, we have compiled some statistics on the ACT scores of students admitted to and/or enrolled in Ivy League schools in order to give you a framework to interpret your scores.
» Read More of Typical Ivy League ACT Scores: 2011