Monday, December 23, 2013

TOEFL Exam in Cebu, Philippines

In the past, taking English proficiency exams like the TOEFL or the Test of English as a Foreign Language was difficult and a bit expensive. For test takers in the provinces, it was difficult for the test center for the said examination was only located in Manila and expensive not only for the test fee but also for the extra expenses like the fair going to Manila. It was a hassle to anyone who wanted to take the TOEFL test. However, today, TOEFL test centers are found in major cities in the Philippines like Davao and Cebu City.

Cebu is a city in boom. Cebu city is known for its breathtaking nature wonders – pristine islands and beaches. Furthermore, it is also home for a number of BPO (business process outsourcing) companies. Indeed, Cebu is moving towards to be one of the IT centers in the Philippines, yet preserving its natural resources. As the number of working professionals increases in the city, the number of people looking for TOEFL reviews in the city has been increasing in the past few years too. Why do they need the TOEFL?

These individuals who are in need for TOEFL review not only are working professionals but also students who are dreaming to be educated in a prestigious university or college abroad. TOEFL has been a requirement for employment in companies and acceptance for universities. Each company and university has their own standard scores that candidates need to attain before continuing their application. Where can these individual take TOEFL courses and exam in Cebu?

For Cebu residents, the TOEFL test center is in Centro Maximo Building, D. Jakosalem Street, Cebu City.

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The following are the dates for the TOEFL exam:

Jan 12 and 18, 2014; Feb 15 and Feb 22, 2014; Mar 01, 02, 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2014

To help prepare for the TOEFL exam, candidates are encouraged to study and train in TOEFL review centers found in the city. Here are some review centers in Cebu candidates can enrol:

1. JRooz Review Center

2. California English Language Center

3. Les Language Training And Business Center

If you are wondering about the exam fee, candidates need to pay about $195 or about PhP 8700. The cost of studying in a review center varies so it is best to compare prices first before enrolling in one. It could be a little pricey but the training the candidate can get is helpful in understanding the concepts and the strategies needed to have a good score in the TOEFL examination.


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