Undergrad – Tests (TOEFL or IELTS)
Completing your TOEFL or IELTS – Fall 2023
It’s time to hit the books and study for Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) so you can set the right path for your future. Now is the time to be organized in your approach and ensure you schedule and take your TOEFL or IELTS and submit your scores in a timely fashion.
Note: If your first language is English, you may request to waive TOEFL or IELTS. Check with individual universities you’re targeting about their requirements for a waiver.
Prepare and study, schedule and take your test and don’t forget to submit your scores to your chosen universities!
Plan of Action
Start: April 01, 2022 | Complete: May 15, 2022
To setup your journey for success, follow the plan of action below. Do your best to follow the calendar dates indicated for maximum effectiveness.
April 1st to April 15th
Schedule your test.
Everyone has a different level of comfort when it comes to scheduling tests. It comes down to your level of readiness and how well you’ve outlined your plan to study and prepare.
As you look at your calendar, your goal is to give yourself enough time to prepare for your test yet schedule a date to take your test as soon as you feel you will be ready.
May 1st to May 15th
Take your exam.
You’ve prepared yourself well and studied to the best of your ability. Take a breath and relax – you’ve got this! Get a good night’s sleep and eat a good meal the day of the test.
Your goal is to reduce your anxiety and stress on this day and rely on your preparation and abilities to attain a good score.
May 1st to May 15th
Submit your scores.
Make sure you follow the directions for getting your scores electronically submitted.
Your goal is to ensure your scores are submitted in a timely way to the universities you’ve chosen.
You’ve worked hard to study and prepare and your tests are done. But there is no rest for the weary. Now you will need to apply attention and focus to your college applications.
April 1st to May 1st
Prepare and Study.
The results will be commensurate with the effort. Use your time wisely to prepare and study for your test. With all your activities it will be hard to find time but you can do it! Look for opportunities to study in quiet places like a library or places where you can “get in the zone” and really focus.
Your goal is to prepare yourself to the best of your ability for your test.