The new ESA is open!

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On May 1, 2019, the doors of English Success Academy’s first-ever offline learning center opened. We’re located in Sacramento, California. We help both local students and online students in cities around the US and globe get Speaking 26 on the TOEFL iBT test. ESA has helped students around the world since 2014. When the reception-area was designed, it was really …

5 Questions to Ask BEFORE Joining a TOEFL Class

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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 …

Why So Many Pharmacists Get Stuck in TOEFL Hell… And How to Escape

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To listen to the audio, click play. The number one problem of pharmacists who are studying for TOEFL iBT is they cannot get a speaking score of 26 after they get their FPGEE certificate. Getting the score depends on learning the right information and using it at the right time — and that (education and testing) is an entire field …