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Resources to Help you Prepare for the TOEFL Test

To prepare effectively for the TOEFL, you need to understand everything about the TOEFL exam including how the test is structured, what kinds of questions you'll be asked, how long test is, and so on.  Knowing how to utilize this information is key to getting a high TOEFL score.

In this guide, you'll learn everything about the TOEFL test including general TOEFL information, TOEFL test structure, and how and where you can register for TOEFL.

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TOEFL Test Guide Guide Glossary

Predict Your TOEFL® Score Madison Oster July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Did you know that it is difficult or almost impossible to predict an exact TOEFL score? Are you surprised? Here, let me tell you why this is the case.

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TOEFL® Scores and Conditional Acceptance Kayla C. July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Get a full acceptance without a qualified TOEFL score with Conditional Acceptance

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Best Time to Take the TOEFL® Ron Ross June 15th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

When is the best time to take the TOEFL? It is a difficult question. There is no solid, always correct answer for this question. You do not want to take the exam too early since you might be unprepared. You also do not want to take it too late, you will not have enough time in case you need a re-take for better scores. The timing for TOEFL is pretty much just guess work, sadly. However, here are a few things that you can consider when choosing a test date so you can maximize your performance while limit difficulties.

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The TOEFL® Scoring System Madison Oster July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

If you are a non-native English speaker who wants to study at an institution in an English-speaking country, most of the time you would be required to submit a TOEFL score. The TOEFL does not have a straightforward grading system like what you have at schools, a wrong answer will surely make you lose points and a correct one will gain you points. So the TOEFL score itself can be confusing. This post hopefully can help explaining the score for you.

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Understanding TOEFL reading and listening scores Kayla C. July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

This short guide will also show you how to determine a good listening and reading score, how to understand your scores for these sections and more.

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Understanding TOEFL Speaking and Writing Scores Kayla C. July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Considering that the writing and speaking TOEFL sections make up the other half of the whole test, it is safe to say that these sections are just as important as the reading and listening sections. These sections do affect your overall TOEFL score. However, unlike the reading and listening TOEFL sections, the writing and speaking sections are graded by TOEFL certified test scorers and not entirely done through a computer.

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Request a TOEFL® Rescore. Should you do it? Madison Oster July 13th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Have you ever received a grade for an exam that is significantly lower than what you expected? You think you did well and the score is unfair. That can happen with the TOEFL as well, and just like in school, you get the chance to request a rescore.

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Introduction to the TOEFL Writing Section Kayla C. July 8th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

The fourth section of the TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to produce clear, organized academic writing. This section contains two tasks: an Independent Writing Task and an Integrated Writing Task. In this guide, we will give you a full introduction to the Writing section on the TOEFL.

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Introduction to the TOEFL reading section Kayla C. July 8th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

The first section of the TOEFL iBT Test is the Reading section. This section measures a candidate’s ability to understand written university level academic text and passages. In this guide, we will give you a full introduction to the Reading section on the TOEFL.

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Introduction to the TOEFL Listening Section Madison Oster July 8th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

The TOEFL listening section is the second section of the TOEFL iBT test. It tests your understanding of spoken English and your ability to answer questions about the conversations and lectures you hear. In this guide, we will give you a full introduction to the Listening section on the TOEFL.

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How difficult is the TOEFL? James Liu June 15th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Whenever talking about an exam, a question always comes up. It's "how difficult is the exam?" It is no difference with the TOEFL. Before taking the test, many test takers wonder about the difficulty level of the TOEFL. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to that question. TOEFL is a language test and real research has proved that it is very difficult to scientifically determine the difficulty level of a language. However, we will try our best to estimate the difficulty level of the TOEFL with all the information we know.

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The Ultimate Guide For TOEFL Test Registration James Liu June 15th, 2018 TOEFL Test Guide

Registering and preparing for a test can cause anxiety for anybody, especially if you have to take that test in a language other than your first language. Sometimes the registration process can be even more frustrating than the test itself. There are so many different steps that it’s hard to know what to do first. That’s why we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to registering for the TOEFL

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