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Why were my IELTS results withheld?

There is nothing more frustrating than studying really hard for an exam, taking a test, waiting for your IELTS to be graded, and then not getting your score when you are supposed to.  More and more, I have heard of reports of candidates having their IELTS results withheld.  Unfortunately in certain circumstances, test results may […]

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What’s Your IELTS Percentile?

Even though both the IELTS and the TOEFL exams test your English language skills, there are lots of differences between the two exams. While the IELTS is done on paper with a pencil, the TOEFL is done on a computer. The IELTS includes an interview for your speaking exam, but the TOEFL does not. Another […]

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IELTS Scores for Business Schools

IELTS scores are accepted by a lot of business schools in UK, US, Canada, Australia and some other countries. If you are an international student, you need IELTS scores as one of the documents used to prove that you are qualified to study in those business schools. It is better to check out how is the […]

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How to Contest Your IELTS Score

Taking the IELTS exam once is stressful enough. But having to take it again can be even worse, especially if you were sure that you got a good enough score the first time. If you feel like you scored higher than your scores show, there is a chance that you are right: Graders, after all, […]

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How to Estimate Your IELTS Band Score

As you probably are aware, the IELTS exam ranks your level of English mastery in four areas – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.  You are given a band score for each part of the test and the average of these produces your overall IELTS band score.  The scores range from 1 to 9 and can […]

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How Important is My IELTS Score?

When you are studying for the IELTS exam, it can seem like the test is the only thing there is. It can also seem like a massive life obstacle, because unless you get a good enough score, you are prevented from going to the schools that you want to go to. This can make it […]

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