Educational Testing Service News
More MBA Schools accepting GRE now
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced that the GRE General Test, the world’s widely accepted graduate admissions test, is now accepted by more than 500 business schools worldwide for their MBA programmes.
In the last four years, the number of business schools accepting the GRE General Test for MBA admissions has quadrupled.
“For business schools around the world, accepting GRE scores means expanding their pool of applicants and gaining more diversity in their programmes,” said David Payne.
With the recent addition of the University of Missouri, Temple University, Case Western Reserve University, and the University of Oklahoma, the GRE General Test is now accepted by 52 per cent of the U.S. News & World Report’s top 100 U.S. programmes.
International additions include INSEAD, Central European University Business School and Caucasus University.
The growing number of business schools worldwide accepting GRE scores comes at a time of increasing excitement for the introduction of the GRE revised General Test. Launching August 2011, the GRE revised General Test offers many benefits to test takers and institutions.
A friendlier test – taking experience, new questions that emphasize real – world scenarios and new test design features are just some of the changes test takers can expect.
Toll-free number for TOEFL candidates
Educational Testing Service (ETS), that conducts TOEFL, has announced a new toll – free customer support centre to serve test – takers in India.
The TOEFL India Customer Support Centre offers guidance and timely information for students regarding the test.
The toll – free number 000-800-100-3780 can be accessed from any phone in India between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Student inquiries can also be sent by e-mail to TOEFLsupport4India@ets.org. The centre will assist students in identifying test preparation materials, locating test centres, obtaining their score reports, ordering additional score reports and other pre or post – administration inquiries.
Students still have to contact the Regional Registration Centre at 91-124-4147700 to register for the test or to cancel a test registration.
For more information about the test, visit www.toeflgoanywhere.org.
Video for TOEFL aspirants
Educational Testing Service (ETS) has released a new video to familiarize English language learners with the TOEFL testing process.
The six-minute video walks students through the “test day” experience and previews the identification requirements, check-in procedures, security protocols, and testing sequence to increase awareness of the testing process.
The video provides an accurate snapshot of what students can expect during the test administration. In addition to the new test-taker video, a comprehensive collection of TOEFL test preparation materials are available at little or no charge to students to make studying for the TOEFL test easier than ever.
TOEFL Go Anywhere Website
The website presents helpful information regarding the TOEFL test, as well as answers to commonly-asked questions, valuable study tips, sample test questions, a searchable database of the more than 7,500 colleges and universities that accept the TOEFL test, and access to registration.
The TOEFL Practice Online simulates the testing experience and provides instant feedback on all four skills measured on the TOEFL test – listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
The TOEFL TV Channel on YouTube offers English language learners an online portal to learn from teachers and students to help improve their English skills.
Through the use of video, students are exposed to study tips and best practices in engaging ways.
“ETS offers numerous resources to introduce students to the TOEFL test and help them become familiar with the assessment and the process so that they can be confident on the test day,” said Teresa Sanchez-Lazer, Executive Director of TOEFL Product Management.
More information regarding the TOEFL test is available at the website : www.ets.org/toefl.
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