Test Preparation

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One-To-One Test Prep

  • We will give instruction at the level and pace that is appropriate for you.
  • We pay close attention to your progress and work on those areas you need the most.
  • We do not spend time on skills that you do not need to improve.
  • We use practice tests in preparation for the exam.
  • We help to familiarize you with the types of questions you’ll see on an actual test, estimate your performance, and help you to understand the exam’s format and structure.
  • We review your test results with you and go over any questions you found difficult.

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Test of English as a Foreign Language

A valuable tool for students who would like to study abroad in English, the TOEFL test opens more doors than any other academic English test.  More then 6,000 institutions and agencies in 110 countries rely on TOEFL scores to select students with the English skills needed to succeed.  TOEFL covers all facets of English proficiency including a test of spoken English and grammar exercise.

The ACT test assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

  • The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.
  • The Writing Test, which is optional, measure skill in planning and writing a short essay.

The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study.  The GRE Subject Tests gauge undergraduate achievement in eight specific field of study and is often required for admission into a mater’s degree program.

The College Board’s SAT Program consists of the ST Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Test.  The SAT is three hours and 45 minutes long and measures skills in three areas: critical reading, math, and writing.  Although, most questions are multiple choice, students are also required to write a 24-minute essay.  The SAT subject Tests are one-hour, mostly multiple-choice tests in specific subjects.  These tests measure knowledge of particular subjects and the ability to apply that knowledge.  Many colleges require or recommend one or more of these tests for admission or placement purposes.

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) is a computer adaptive test which measures a student’s level of preparedness for college level courses. The test is currently being used by all Florida high schools and the 28 members of the Florida College System. The PERT was created by McCann Associates in cooperation with Florida educators. The test is divided into three sections: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing.

General Educational Development (GED) tests are a group of four subject tests which, when passed, provide certification that the test taker has American or Canadian high school-level academic skills.  The test measures proficiency in science, mathematics, social studies, reading, and writing.

Passing the GED test gives those who do not complete high school, or who do not meet requirements for high school diploma, the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency credential, also called a high school equivalency diploma, general equivalency diploma a high-school degree awarded by a series of examinations; also called GED as in the dictionary, in the majority of the United States.

      This test consists of two 25-minute critical reading sections; two 25-minute math sections; one 30-minute writing skills section. Not used to determine college admissions; intended to help students prepare for the SAT, but shorter – a test of verbal and mathematical reasoning. Score range is between 20 and 80, with 80 being a perfect score. The average score for high school juniors is 49.
      It is usually taken during your junior year, though you may wish to take it sooner for practice.
      If you do well on the PSAT (and meet additional academic requirements), you may qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program (a nationally distributed merit-based scholarship). Only scores from the junior year are used to determine qualification for National Merit Program.

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