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Standardized tests. Aktobe Educational Advising Center / AKEAC Aktobe, Kazakhstan, 2010. What for. Standardized tests are required by colleges and universities in order to evaluate your academic and language abilities. Tests for Prospective Undergrads. TOEFL SAT or ACT : - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Standardized testsAktobe Educational Advising Center / AKEACAktobe, Kazakhstan, 2010

  • What forStandardized tests are required by colleges and universities in order to evaluate your academic and language abilities

  • Tests for Prospective UndergradsTOEFLSAT or ACT:SAT General testSAT Subject test

  • Tests for Prospective Graduate studentsTOEFLGMAT for business administration or management-related majors (e.g. MBA)GRE for social sciencesLSAT for legal studies

  • TOEFLTOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) www.toefl.org

    TOEFL PBT (paper-based):Writing, Listening, Grammar, ReadingScore range: 310-677Acceptable score: 500+

    TOEFL iBT (Internet-based):Reading, Listening, Speaking, WritingScore range: 0-120Acceptable score: 80+You CAN take this test at AKEAC$160 (TOEFL PBT)$160 (TOEFL iBT)

  • SATSAT (Scholastic Admission Test) www.sat.org

    SAT I (Reasoning Test):Critical Reading, Math, WritingScore range: 200-800 in each sectionAcceptable score: 1200+

    SAT II (Subject Test):English, History and Social Studies, Math, Science, Languages

    $47 (US Domestic)$75 (International)You can take this test in Almaty

  • ACTACT (American College Testing) www.actstudent.org

    Test format:English, Math, Reading, Science Reasoning, WritingScore range: 11-36Acceptable score: 21+

    $33 (ACT without Writing)$48 (ACT with Writing)You CAN take this test at AKEAC

  • GMATGMAT (Graduate Management Admission test) www.gmat.org

    Test format:Writing, Quantitative Ability (Math), Verbal Ability (Reading) Score range: 200-800 + 0-6 for WritingAcceptable score: 500+

    $250You can take this test in Almaty

  • GREGRE (Graduate Record Examination) www.gre.org

    Test format:Verbal Ability (Reading), Math Ability, Writing Score range: 200-800 + 0-6 for WritingAcceptable score: 500+

    $160You can take this test in Almaty

  • LSATLSAT (Legal School Admission Test) www.lsat.org

    Test format:Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Writing Score range: 120-180Acceptable score: 150+

    $136You can take this test in Almaty

  • Test preparation: (1) OnlineUse official test websites for practice testswww.toefl.orgwww.sat.orgwww.actstudent.orgwww.gmat.orgwww.gre.orgwww.lsat.org ORGoogle TOEFL/SAT/GMAT preparation

  • Test preparation: (2) AKEAC libraryAKEAC library has up-to-date test preparation books on all the tests!Use them for free at the AKEAC office during office hours

  • Test preparation: (3) Trial TOEFL testAKEAC provides trial TOEFL tests 2 times a month on SaturdaysYou need to sign up for these tests

  • Test preparation: (4) Test prep courseAKEAC provides TOEFL/IELTS test preparation every monthThe course lasts for 4 weeks, 3 times a week, 24 academic hoursTOEFL Summer Camp for high school students (July-August)

  • RememberRegister for tests earlyStart preparing earlyWork on your English

  • Thank you!Your questions please!