Academic tests

Here we will answer your questions about academic tests and other admission requirements. Is your question not listed? Search for more questions or contact us!

What else is considered in college admissions?

In addition to high school grades and admission test scores, universities also look at a number of other components:

Among other things, it looks at the types of courses you have taken, in order to be eligible ,you must have taken a number of certain courses according to the NCAA any teacher and/or mentor recommendations, cover letters and extra-curricular activities such as internships and volunteer work. Admission interviews are also sometimes held.

Universities want to make sure you are the right candidate to admit as a student. Slamstox helps you with the application process and with preparing the proper documentation for admission.

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Where can I find practice material?

SAT One of the best ways to properly prepare for the SAT testen is by ordering the official exercise books published by the makers of the test. Via this website you can often do this the fastest. Search their online store for “official SAT.” You can also find many online practice questions and practice tests. Below you will find a some examples of them: SAT 1 SAT 2 One of the best online platforms to learn and study for the SAT is the Khan Academy. Slamstox also works with an SAT trainer, who provides special training to prepare for the SAT. Are you interested in working with him? If so, contact your personal Slamstox tutor. TOEFL One of the best ways to take good care of the TOEFL test is by ordering the official ordering exercise books published by the makers of the test. Here you can order them for example. You can also find many online practice questions and practice tests. Below you will find a some examples of them: TOEFL 1 TOEFL 2 TOEFL 3

IELTS One of the best ways to take good care of IELTS test is by ordering the official practice books published by the makers of the test. To do this, search for “The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS.” You can also find many online practice questions and practice tests. Below you will find a some examples of them: IELTS 1 IELTS 2 IELTS 3 DuoLingo There is a lot of practice material online to help you prepare yourself well for the DuoLingo. Here you can find lots of information to help you prepare well for the DuoLingo test: DuoLingo 1 DuoLingo 2 DuoLingo 3 DuoLingo 4 ACT One of the best ways to properly prepare yourself for the ACT test is by ordering the official practice books published by the makers of the test. Search online for “The Official ACT Prep Guide.” You can also find many online practice questions and practice tests. Below you will find a some examples of them: ACT 1 ACT 2 ACT 3

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How can I score as high as possible on the admission tests?

To get a good score on the admission tests, preparation is very important. Slamstox helps you prepare for the various US entrance tests. To prepare you well, we have practice materials and good tips to get the maximum score. In order to score as high as possible on the entrance tests, we have listed some tips below.

  • Start by taking an official practice exam. Review these and assess where your strengths and weaknesses lie.
  • Make practice assignments to get used to the question format.
  • Make use of helpfull resources if necessary. Consider exercise books, an online program or tutoring.
  • Take more practice exams and keep practicing! You can redo this until you achieve the desired (practice) result.

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Where and when do the admission tests take place?

SAT
There are many SAT test centers all over the world. Here you can find all places that offer the SAT.

On this site, you can see all the dates to make the SAT test and the registration deadlines.
 
TOEFL
The TOEFL test is offered more than 60 times a year by different test centers all over the world. Here
you can find all the test centers and dates.

In some cases it is also possible to take the TOEFL test online.
 
IELTS
You can take the IELTS test at more than 1600 test locations all over the world. Here you can find
your nearest center.
 
DuoLingo
You can make the DuoLingo test online, where and when you want!
 
ACT
Here you will find the dates on which the ACT tests will take place in 2021-2022.

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Do I have to make all the tests?

Which admission tests you have to take varies from person to person and from university to university. Most schools do ask for a language test if you are not a “native English speaker,” so the TOEFL, and the IELTS or the DuoLingo. In addition, it is common to make the SAT or the ACT. Most here choose to take the SAT. This test is for everyone. American students must also take the SAT to be admitted to a school. However, the SAT is not required for transfer students, so, student-athletes who have already started college or university before leaving for America.

Is it not clear to you which admission tests are best for you? Slamstox can help you make the right choice! Feel free to contact us!

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What is the IELTS-test?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an alternative to the TOEFL.

This test also tests you purely on your proficiency of the English language. Each university maintains a minimum score for admission. The different parts are listening, speaking, reading and writing. For the overall result, you get a score between 0 and 9. The higher your score, the better!

Slamstox helps you prepare and other IELTS-related paperwork such as registration, scheduling and sending your scores to coaches and universities. We also have practice materials available for our student-athletes so they can prepare optimally!

Would you like to practice with us for your IELTS test? Feel free to contact us!

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What is the TOEFL-test?

The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required at almost all universities for students whose native language is not English.

This test tests general knowledge of the English language, as it is important for universities to be sure you have a minimum level of English proficiency. The test consists of the components of reading, writing, listening and speaking. For each section you can score 30 points, which can add up to a total score of up to 120 points. The test can be taken at several locations in the Netherlands. In some cases it is also possible to take the TOEFL test online.

Slamstox helps you with the preparation and other TOEFL-related paper work such as registration, scheduling and sending your scores to coaches and universities. We also have practice materials available for our student-athletes to practice for the test.

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What is the DuoLingo English test?

The DuoLingo English Test is a newer, modern way to test your skill of the English language. You can take the test from home; this is not always possible with the TOEFL and IELTS tests, for example.

You can score between 0 and 160 points for the DuoLingo test, with 160 being the highest score.

The DuoLingo test has grown rapidly in popularity since the emergence of the Corona virus. The big advantage of the test is that you can take it at home, the scores are quickly available, and in addition, the test is also cheaper. Not all universities use the DuoLingo test to determine whether international students have a good enough proficiency of the English language but more and more are doing so.

Would you like to know if the DuoLingo Test is sufficient for your university? Feel free to ask!

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What is the ACT-test?

The American College Testing (ACT), like the SAT, is a standardized college admission test for universities in America. Typically, students choose to take either the SAT or the ACT.

The ACT test consists of four sections: English, Math, Reading and Science. For each section, you will receive a separate score between 1 and 36 points. Your final score is the average of the scores you received on the 4 sections. The higher your score, the greater your chance of admission and of an academic scholarship!

More information about the ACT test or signing up? Then quickly check this website.

Slamstox gives you learning tips and materials, helps you register and schedule the test, and sends your scores to U.S. coaches! Want to know more? Feel free to contact us!

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What is the SAT test?

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a standardized college admission test for universities in America. The test consists of three parts: math, reading comprehension (English) and English writing (essay). For the math and English sections, you can get a score of 800 points per section, so 1600 total. The essay component is not required at most schools, and therefore is not always taken.

The SAT test is designed for students entering America after high school. If you have already attended college or university in your home country, it is usually not necessary to take the SAT.

Slamstox gives you learning tips and materials, helps you register and schedule the test, and sends your scores to the U.S. coaches! Slamstox can also prepare you for the SAT these days through personal SAT training sessions, curious how we do that? Contact us and we will see what we can do for you!

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What are admission tests?

To be admitted to an American university, the “Admissions Office” in addition to your GPA (average grade score) they also look at admission test scores: the SAT or the ACT, the TOEFL, IELTS or the DuoLingo Test. The scores of these tests not the only tests to determine whether you will be admitted, but can affect the amount of your academic scholarship. You do not have to take all these tests to be admitted to an American university; some schools, for example, require only the SAT and the TOEFL.

Slamstox helps you pick the right tests, register for them, and prepare & study. With specific practice materials, you can prepare optimally to get the highest possible score. This will not only increase your chances of admission, but also for receiving a higher scholarship!

Would you like to work with us and prepare for the admission tests? Then please contact us!

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