TOEFL® and GRE® Representatives Share Important News and Success Tips at Upcoming Student Fairs in Europe
Princeton, N.J. (November 7, 2012) —Representatives from ETS, Educational Testing Service, creator of the TOEFL® TOEIC® and the GRE® tests, will participate in several upcoming student fairs in European countries including France, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Turkey.
Test takers will be able to learn the latest information regarding the GRE revised General Test, the world's most widely accepted graduate admissions test used by graduate and business school programs worldwide, and the TOEFL iBT® test, the most widely accepted English-language assessment used for undergraduate and graduate admissions worldwide.
"As part of our ongoing student outreach activities throughout Europe, we are committed to ensuring that students have access to the most up-to-date resources and information regarding the GRE revised General Test and the TOEFL iBT test," said David Payne, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Higher Education Division at ETS. "These fairs bring together students who are serious about advancing their education. With more schools than ever accepting GRE and TOEFL scores, we welcome the opportunity to talk with students in person and assist them in their decision-making process."
TOEFL iBT and GRE representatives will be available to answer questions at these upcoming student fairs in Europe:
10 November in Paris – Salon L'Etudiant des Grandes Ecoles
17 November in Lille – Salon L'Etudiant des Grandes Etudes
22–25 November in Paris – Salon européen de l'éducation
14–16 December in Paris – Salon Grandes Ecoles
23–24 November in Munich – Einstieg
1 December in Bonn - JuBi
8 December in Münster - Master and More
9–10 November in Budapest – CEEF Central European Education Fair
16–17 November in Warsaw – CEEF Central European Education Fair
10–11 November in Istanbul – EDU FAIRS
A complete list of the upcoming student fairs around the world that ETS representatives will be attending is available at the ETS Student Fairs webpage.
In addition to these student fairs, ETS representatives in Europe are now offering webinars in five languages to provide test takers with information about the TOEFL iBT test and test preparation tools, as well as provide information on GRE tests and services. For more information on TOEFL iBT and GRE webinars and how to sign up click here.
About the TOEFL and GRE Tests
For nearly 50 years, the TOEFL® tests has been the most widely accepted English-language assessment in the world, recognised by more than 8,500 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries. Globally, the TOEFL test is available at more than 4,500 testing sites in more than 165 countries. To date, more than 27 million students around the world have taken the TOEFL test.
Students can take the TOEFL iBT® test in half a day, eliminating the need for a second day of testing and additional travel and lodging expenses. For more information about the TOEFL iBT test, including free sample test questions and study resources click here.
GRE® test scores provide graduate and business schools around the world with an objective and common measure for evaluating and comparing the qualifications of applicants. For more than 60 years, GRE scores have been used by admissions and fellowship panels to supplement undergraduate records, including grades and recommendations, and other qualifications for graduate-level study. The GRE® revised General Test measures the skills that graduate and business schools value: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing — skills that are not limited to any specific field of study, but are important for all. Used by thousands of graduate and business schools around the world, the test is available at about 700 ETS-authorized test centers in more than 160 countries. For more information on the GRE, please click here.
About ETS and ETS Global
ETS Global B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of ETS, is the international arm of ETS that brings ETS expertise to educational and business communities around the world. A nonprofit organisation, ETS advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research.
ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations around the world.
ETS Global serves 80 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa offering a range of ETS products, services and learning solutions, including English-language assessments, standardised assessments, training and consulting. www.ets.org www.etsglobal.org