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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 :

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Standardized tests

Standardized tests

Aktobe Educational Advising Center / AKEAC

Aktobe, Kazakhstan, 2010


What for
What for

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


Tests for prospective undergrads
Tests for Prospective Undergrads

TOEFL

SAT or ACT:

SAT General test

SAT Subject test


Tests for prospective graduate students
Tests for Prospective Graduate students

TOEFL

GMAT – for business administration or management-related majors (e.g. MBA)

GRE – for social sciences

LSAT – for legal studies


Toefl
TOEFL

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

TOEFL PBT (paper-based):

Writing, Listening, Grammar, Reading

Score range: 310-677

Acceptable score: 500+

TOEFL iBT (Internet-based):

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing

Score range: 0-120

Acceptable score: 80+

$160 (TOEFL PBT)

$160 (TOEFL iBT)

You CAN take this test at AKEAC


SAT

SAT (Scholastic Admission Test) www.sat.org

SAT I (Reasoning Test):

Critical Reading, Math, Writing

Score range: 200-800 in each section

Acceptable 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


ACT

ACT (American College Testing) www.actstudent.org

Test format:

English, Math, Reading, Science Reasoning, Writing

Score range: 11-36

Acceptable score: 21+

$33 (ACT without Writing)

$48 (ACT with Writing)

You CAN take this test at AKEAC


GMAT

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission test) www.gmat.org

Test format:

Writing, Quantitative Ability (Math), Verbal Ability (Reading)

Score range: 200-800 + 0-6 for Writing

Acceptable score: 500+

$250

You can take this test in Almaty


GRE

GRE (Graduate Record Examination) www.gre.org

Test format:

Verbal Ability (Reading), Math Ability, Writing

Score range: 200-800 + 0-6 for Writing

Acceptable score: 500+

$160

You can take this test in Almaty


LSAT

LSAT (Legal School Admission Test) www.lsat.org

Test format:

Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Writing

Score range: 120-180

Acceptable score: 150+

$136

You can take this test in Almaty


Test preparation 1 online
Test preparation: (1) Online

Use official test websites for practice tests

www.toefl.org

www.sat.org

www.actstudent.org

www.gmat.org

www.gre.org

www.lsat.org

OR

Google “TOEFL/SAT/GMAT preparation”


Test preparation 2 akeac library
Test preparation: (2) AKEAC library

AKEAC 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 test
Test preparation: (3) Trial TOEFL test

AKEAC provides trial TOEFL tests 2 times a month on Saturdays

You need to sign up for these tests


Test preparation 4 test prep course
Test preparation: (4) Test prep course

AKEAC provides TOEFL/IELTS test preparation every month

The course lasts for 4 weeks, 3 times a week, 24 academic hours

TOEFL Summer Camp for high school students (July-August)


Remember
Remember

Register for tests early

Start preparing early

Work on your English


Thank you
Thank you!

Your questions please!


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