5 Questions to Ask BEFORE Joining a TOEFL Class

Jaime Miller Common Questions, Get Started, TOEFL: Advice for Studying 0 Comments

I’m Jaime Miller, the owner of English Success Academy. I’ve been teaching online TOEFL iBT lessons and classes since 2010. A lot of students ask, “How much are lessons?” but other questions are equally — if not more —  important. Why? Because after you actually get the Speaking 26 that you need, your life and your career will change. Your …

How could your friends with “bad” English get Speaking 26 on TOEFL

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Before a pharmacist or physical therapist starts studying for TOEFL iBT with me, they usually have a free consultation. A few times a month, someone tells me, “I can’t understand why I haven’t gotten Speaking 26 yet because one of my friends got Speaking 26… and his (or her) English is really bad. I can hear his or her mistakes…” …

Why won’t “cramming” for Speaking 26 work?

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Even if you’re a super smart in your area of expertise (nursing, physical therapy, pharmacy, etc.), you may feel like you’re failing for the first time in your life with TOEFL iBT. The way you studied in university got you results in your industry — but it isn’t getting you results for TOEFL. If you’re ready for a study schedule …

From 177 Mistakes to 77 to 20 to Speaking 27

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Since I originally posted this in September, I have waited for three and a half months to find out WHEN my student would finally get her minimum Speaking score of 27. Today, today her chapter of TOEFL ends… and her “real life” is starting. If you must score 26/30 on TOEFL iBT Speaking, then I hope you will read the …

Decide If Your TOEFL Speaking Teacher Is A Professional

How to Decide If Your TOEFL Speaking Teacher Is A Professional

Julia Vasileva Common Questions, Get Started, TOEFL: About Private Lessons 0 Comments

Studying for TOEFL iBT in online lessons has lots of benefits. You can save time and money by not traveling to a school. You also have access to a huge number of teachers who can guide you. But there is also a downside. Because the trend of online education is still relatively new, there is no organization that maintains industry …