ETS Introduces TOEFL Online Test at Home from April 2

Starting April 2, 2020, ETS is providing at-home online testing of TOEFL. This test will be known as TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition. It will be similar in terms of content, structure and on-screen experience to the regular internet-based TOEFL. The testing will be proctored remotely through a separate software, ProctorU, that students will need to install before starting the test. Read more

All About the New TOEFL iBT

TOEFL takers all over the world are likely to embrace the new shorter TOEFL. August 1, 2019 onwards, TOEFL will become 30 minutes shorter. This very popular English-proficiency test will now be 3-hours long.

Test structure and question types will remain same as before. The only difference is, fewer number of questions in Reading, Listening and Speaking sections. The TOEFL-conducting body ETS, promises a better test-taking experience with the new version of the TOEFL. Read more

An insight into a student’s life in Canada

Currently, the international student population in Canada stands at half a million. The rising popularity of Canada as a study abroad option for advanced education can be credited to various factors like a quality but affordable tuition, cities which are deemed safe, an option to work both during as well as after the study period and lastly the pathway to permanent Canadian residency make this country a favourite among international students. Having decided upon Canada, there are few decisions to be made regarding the accommodation, cost of living and working during the study period. Read more

When to start preparing for GRE, TOEFL or IELTS?

Competitive exams such as the GRE, TOEFL or the IELTS demand that you follow a systematic routine in order to excel and achieve your target score. The time required to prepare, your college deadlines and efficacy levels in different topic areas are key determiners of your preparation start date. With such exams, it is always better to work backwards, which would give you a perfect schedule to follow. Read more

Jamboree’s Study Abroad Loan Guide

Study in US, Canada, EU, Australia, NZ hassle-free with education loan

Not very long ago, studying abroad was an option open only to the privileged few. What with an increasing number of loans, scholarships and bursaries (grants), a large section of the so-called middle class can now aspire to spread their wings. They can pursue degrees at prestigious institutes like Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, Columbia, Yale and other universities across the world without worrying about how to fund their education. Read more

TOEFL vs IELTS: Which one should I take?

TOEFL vs. IELTS – 6 Important Points of Comparison to Help You Make the Right Choice

Most universities in US, UK, Canada, Australia, etc. require non-native speakers to take an English proficiency test in order to assess their understanding of the language. With a spate of English language tests available, it can become confusing to home in on a single test. But most serious study-abroad aspirants can easily boil it down to two options before they’re stumped: TOEFL and IELTS. Read more

How to Tackle TOEFL and GRE?

The GRE and the TOEFL are two hurdles to cross while applying for graduate programs, especially in the USA. Do not rely on luck nor adopt a carefree attitude while preparing for these 2 tests.

Here are some tips for tackling both these exams:

Preparing for GRE

You may devote anywhere between one to three months of preparation. Read more