A pharmacist from Russia got S26 after years of struggle

Svetlana’s story is truly inspiring and we want to share it with you to get you inspired too. What Svetlana felt is what so many TOEFL students feel when they lose belief in themselves and have only an overwhelming sense of impossibility. She was a serial TOEFL-taker struggling with the test for years. Even though she speaks English all the …

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Licensed nurse from the Philippines changes from speaking 18 to 28!

I’m a licensed nurse in the Philippines, and just like many other licensed profession, I needed to have 26 on my speaking section in Toefl. In my first try I underestimated the test because a friend of mine told me that it’s ‘doable’. I just reviewed for a few minutes until I decided it was easy as pie, I can …

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A Physical Therapist from India got S27.

Surbhi is a Physical Therapist from India and this is the story of her TOEFL-journey. [*unedited*] Hi there I am Surbhi from India…. I am a Physical Therapist by profession. After being married, my primary goal was to get Physical Therapy license. For that I needed 26 on my TOEFL Speaking section. So here starts my TOEFL journey. I took …

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A TESOL Masters candidate from South Korea got S23 (total 107)!

Last week, I got an email from one of my students. “H” is from South Korea. He is shy so he didn’t want me to use his full name. 🙂 In June, he got news that he scored 107 on TOEFL (Reading 27 Listening 29 Speaking 23 Writing 28). H needed to score at least 100 to do his Masters …

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A candidate for a history PhD got S24, W27 (total 107)!

My student “CL” is quite a shy guy, so he didn’t want me to put his picture or his name. 🙂 However, he is super smart and he is very inspirational so I wanted to share his story. Before he worked with us, his speaking scores at TOEFL were 18 and 19, and his writing was 20 both times. His …

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A high school student from Geneva scored 103.

Clara S. is from Geneva, Switzerland. This is her story. [*unedited*] I had never taken toefl before, I didn’t know how it look like. I did a Score Analysis in all four sections. I took lessons with Jaime for a month. I think that I spent about 4 hours a week studying toefl. I didn’t know if it was going …

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A pharmacist from Iran got 29 on speaking!

[07/03/2015 06:48:28] Jaime Miller-Rapp: Kambiz A. was absolutely dedicated to getting at least 26+ on his TOEFL speaking score so that he could get a better job as a pharmacist in America.  I interviewed him and below you can find his advice for other pharmacists and working parents. Kambiz’s study program with English Success Academy became increasingly intense.  First, he …

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A medical student from Beijing scored 109.

Yiming L. wanted to have a competitive application for his medical program in America. After getting his Score Analysis, he took private lessons with Jaime that focused mostly on pronunciation and fluency. This is what he said. [*unedited*] “My TOEFL score has been released: 109 (R30; L27; S24; W28). I am excited that I finally make it. Thank you so …

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A pharmacist from India scored 29 on speaking!

Manali is from India, he scored 29 on speaking, and this is her success story. [*unedited*] Hi I am a pharmacist from India and came here before 2 years. I needed to clear TOEFL to get the FPGEE certificate. My weakness was speaking section because it was probably my third language. I was still trying hard to get the score …