Maximize your chances: SAT and TOEFL test preparation

The SAT and TOEFL tests are two key standardized tests that can open doors to academic and professional opportunities around the world. Whether you are planning to study at a U.S. university or seek job opportunities abroad, preparing adequately for these exams is essential. For this reason, at MAE we have courses and packs that students can hire, as well as work with a private teacher specialized in the SAT. We tell you all about it in this article.

How you can maximize your chances through effective SAT and TOEFL preparation

How you can maximize your chances through effective SAT and TOEFL preparation Here are some guidelines to help you prepare successfully:

  1. Understand the structure of the test: familiarize yourself with the SAT sections, including the multiple-choice questions and the optional essay section. This will help you plan your time and strategies.
  1. Establish a study schedule: plan ahead and establish a study schedule that allows you to review all exam topics. Divide your study time evenly among the sections.
  1. Utilize preparation resources: Take advantage of resources such as SAT study books, online courses and apps designed for SAT preparation. These resources offer practice exercises and mock exams. At MAE you can find out all about them.
  1. Take practice exams: take practice exams under conditions similar to those on the day of the exam. This will help you improve your speed and accuracy in answering the questions.
  1. Improve your writing skills: if you decide to do the essay section, work on your writing skills, organize your ideas effectively and practice constructing strong arguments.

As for the TOEFL, this test evaluates your ability to understand and communicate in English. Here are some tips we give you for its preparation:

  1. Understand the sections: the TOEFL consists of four sections (reading, listening, speaking and writing). Know the tasks and formats of each section.
  1. Practice listening and reading: listen to radio programs, podcasts and watch movies and series in English to improve your listening comprehension skills. Read books, magazines and articles in English to improve reading comprehension.
  1. Speak and write in English: practice speaking and writing in English regularly. Have conversations, write essays and seek correction from native speakers or English teachers.
  1. Take practice tests: Take TOEFL practice tests to familiarize yourself with the test format and measure your progress.
  1. Take effective notes: in the listening section, take notes as you listen to the recordings to help you answer the questions.

Some options that we offer you from MAE

Of course, in all MAE processes we advise students and their families in the preparation of the SAT and TOEFL exams. We have agreements with different centers and teachers that can help a lot to obtain a better score in these exams.

In fact, for the preparation we have several options, among others:

  • Khan Academy:

Totally free online platform.

You prepare it at your own pace, online.

You prepare it at your own pace, online. There are guides and tests.

  • Private lessons with American academy:

Private SAT specific preparation classes with an American academy.

Online classes.

Access to unlimited material for classes and personal study.

Support via email outside class hours.

  • Private lessons with Ray, one of our best teachers:

Private classes for specific SAT preparation.

As you have seen, proper preparation for the SAT and TOEFL tests can be the key to opening doors to future educational and career opportunities. Establish a solid study plan, use quality resources and practice consistently to maximize your chances of success on these crucial exams. With hard work and dedication, you will be one step closer to achieving your academic and professional goals in today’s globalized world. And don’t hesitate to contact us for anything you need!