Students looking to study abroad must start preparing early for entrance exams such as SAT, ACT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS and PTE. These tests provide fair opportunities to secure admission to universities that they aspire to. Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning tests offer reliable measures of quality education regardless of background or syllabus studied at home.
TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language and is an international exam that measures non-native speakers’ abilities to communicate in English. Administered by ETS (Educational Testing Service), TOEFL has become accepted at many universities around the world.
GMAT is another widely taken international test for studying abroad, often taken by those seeking MBA programs at top universities across the globe. The exam consists of four sections and is computer adaptive: GMAT Integrated Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning with scores that range between 200 to 800 on this exam.
Graduate Record Examination, also known as GRE, is an internationally accepted English proficiency test that measures candidates’ analytical writing assessment, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning skills. GRE scores remain valid for five years – making this exam essential for those hoping to attend top colleges and universities overseas – not only is passing these exams mandatory but performing well enough on it could qualify them for scholarships or other forms of financial aid.