Thursday, January 15, 2015

Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory

Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory
Thousands of students travel to Maotanchang to spend 16 hours a day, seven days a week, studying for the biggest test of their lives.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sizing Up the College Rating System

Sizing Up the College Rating System

The Department of Education’s main elements of institutional quality are affordability, access and outcomes. How it defines those elements is crucial.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

From Struggling High Schooler to College Freshman

From Struggling High Schooler to College Freshman

Terrell Dixon, 18, had a poor freshman year of high school in the Bronx, but after discovering motivational videos on YouTube, he is now in his first year of college.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Spying on College Life, via Yik Yak

Spying on College Life, via Yik Yak

Friday, January 9, 2015

Dr. Clive Roberts on English Language Test Security



VOA Learning English: Dr. Clive Roberts on English Language Test Security


Video New English Tests Are Better, but Harder

Editor’s note: This article is the third in our series on English language testing. In this article, we look at trends in language testing, accuracy of the tests and how the tests are changing. We also talk with Dr. Clive Roberts of ELS Educational Services on changes to English language tests

Audio Free Online Test Targets English Learners

The new exam is called the EFSET, which is short for Education First Standardized English Test. The company, Education First, is known by the letters EF. It operates schools and offices in more than 50 countries.

Audio Getting Started with TOEFL

If you are interested in studying at an American university, you have probably heard about the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The test is widely known as the TOEFL. It is the most widely used language assessment exam for American universities.