The TOEFL test is taken by students who are interested in furthering their academic careers and want to demonstrate a proficiency in North American English. The competitiveness of school admissions dictates a good TOEFL score as a minimum to even be considered by some colleges. The TOEFL covers 3 content areas: Writing, Reading, and Listening. You will not find social studies, chemistry, physics and biology on the TOEFL, unless a few of these topics are covered indirectly on the sections.
The test is designed to be one of the first hurdles in your academic career. Consequently, the questions focus on your ability to apply knowledge that you have learned in past experiences related to the English Language. The TOEFL requires that you understand the underlying concepts of the English language.
The hours of studying and class work are finally worth it when you gain acceptance into the school or job of your choice.
Please take your time to review all of articles written about the test and the pitfalls that some students fall into with the test. Hopefully, you can avoid the mistakes that others make when preparing for the exam and will find the following information to be helpful and informative on dealing with the TOEFL test.
Last Updated: 09/24/2013