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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is Test Success a good program for me?

If you are an intermediate level or higher English learner who is highly motivated and serious about succeeding on the TOEFL iBT, Test Success is the best program available.

Does Test Success issue I-20 (student) visas?

No. Test Success is not a school. It is a program that matches students with expert TOEFL iBT instructors for small-group and private instruction. Test Success trainees are international students in good standing or legal residents of The United States who want to focus exclusively on TOEFL iBT preparation.

What is the schedule?

Regular Courses (All four sections of the TOEFL iBT)

  • Mornings:
    Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m.
  • Afternoons:
    Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
  • Evenings:
    Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 p.m to 8:30 p.m.

All learning sessions are two days per week for four weeks: Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.

  • Saturdays (Four Weeks): Contact us for availability and start dates.
    9:00 a.m to 2:30 p.m. (35 minute break for lunch)

In addition to in-class instruction, all Test Success trainees have full, unlimited access to our TOEFL iBT library of practice materials, which includes access to Online Material for as long as they need. 

Other daytime and private tutoring schedules vary. Contact us for availability.

How much does it cost?

FULL COURSE — 20 hours over 4 weeks; includes personalized weekly assessments and all practice materials: $625

SATURDAY FULL COURSE: $675 (Contact us for availability and start dates)

PRIVATE LESSONS: $85/hr. or $800/10 hours

Do I get access to the online material?

Yes! All trainees get unlimited access to our online materials for as long as they wish – one month, two months, one year – no problem! The online materials include over 100 hours of videos (and counting!), hundreds of practice questions and 8 full-length TOEFL practice tests with answers and full explanations.  

Are four weeks enough for me to pass the TOEFL iBT?

Yes! If you are practicing with the materials that we provide for you and are using the strategies that we have taught you, then definitely, four weeks is enough for you to get the score that you need. If you somehow do not get the score that you desired the next time you take the test, then let us know and we’ll be happy to continue to help you in any way possible.  

How do I enroll?

To enroll or get any additional information, simply email studyTOEFL@testsuccessnyc.com or call (646) 755-3957. Please include your name, English level, the date you would like to begin at Test Success and any questions you have.

You can also enroll online here

Thank you for your interest in Test Success and we look forward to helping you achieve your maximum TOEFL iBT score!

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for Online program

What is the Online Classroom?

The Online Classroom is a virtual classroom, where test-takers experience the same quality of instruction and access to practice materials as students attending our classes located in New York City.

You will learn strategies for all four sections of the TOEFL iBT and perfect your TOEFL skills with our practice materials and video lessons. You also have the option of attending weekly Online TOEFL Workshops (Live Sessions) with one of our expert TOEFL iBT instructors. This gives you a chance to go over any questions you may have about the weekly strategies and/or the practice materials. We want to ensure that everyone who comes to us for help gets the attention they deserve! 

Who is it for?

Anyone who wants to get a higher score on the TOEFL iBT! Do you work? Have a family? Can’t seem to fit TOEFL classes into your busy schedule? Don’t live close to New York City, but want to see what Test Success NYC can do for you? Then, the Online Classroom is right for you!  Different topics are covered each week, however, it is up to you to decide when to watch the video lectures as well as when and how much to practice. Every test taker is different, so you can tailor your experience to your specific TOEFL iBT needs and your personal time constraints. You can work at your own pace, when it is convenient for you.  

How much does it cost? 

Deluxe Membership ($249 for six months) includes the following: 

  •     Unlimited access to Online Material with over fifty hours of practice material including eight full-length practice tests with answers/explanations for six months. 
  •     Unlimited access to our video lecture series, which gives you an overview and strategies for every question type and section of the TOEFL iBT. Over 100 hours of TOEFL specific videos and counting!
  •     Assessments: Deluxe Members will be able to submit 12 Speakings and 4 Writings for feedback. Click here for an example of  Personalized Feedback
  •     Access to weekly Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) with one of our TOEFL experts. This is the time to get answers to any questions you have after practicing. You and a small group of people will meet with one of our TOEFL iBT experts online and you’ll be able to ask him/her any and all questions you have. These workshops are recorded and can be watched wherever and whenever on demand.

Plus Membership ($129 for six months) includes the following: 

  •     Unlimited access to Online Material with over fifty hours of practice material including eight full-length practice tests with answers/explanations for six months. 
  •     Unlimited access to our video lecture series, which gives you an overview and strategies for every question type and section of the TOEFL iBT. 
  •     Assessments: Plus Members will be able to submit 12 Speakings and 4 Writings for feedback.  Click here for an example of  Personalized Feedback

Standard Membership ($79 for six months) includes the following: 

  •     Unlimited access to Online Material with over fifty hours of practice material including eight full-length practice tests with answers/explanations for six months. 
  •     Unlimited access to our video lecture series, which give you an overview and strategies for every question type and section of the TOEFL iBT. 

How do I register for the Online Classroom?

Registering for the Online Classroom is quick and easy! Register here

How do I use the Online Classroom?

The Online Classroom is your virtual instructor for the TOEFL iBT strategies that we at Test Success NYC have perfected. Once you have registered, you will gain access to all of the Online Lessons, which cover specific topics from each section of the test each week. You may watch the video lectures whenever you like, as many times as you need to – for as long as you need to. 

When you feel ready to put what you’ve learned into practice, you will move on to the Practice. Each practice is designed to hone your skills in the particular areas that were discussed in the video lectures. You can also practice taking full-length TOEFL tests. 

Finally, every week, there will be an Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) with one of our TOEFL iBT instructors. Although your attendance is NOT mandatory, we encourage you to participate as yet another opportunity to master the TOEFL iBT and get the score you need. If you cannot attend due to scheduling conflicts, then you can review the workshops since they are always recorded and placed online for later viewing. 

How do I access the Online Classroom?

To access the Online Classroom, simply go to www.TestSuccessNYC.com. Enter your login information, which you will have received after completing your registration. Once logged in, go to the ‘Online Classroom’ tab and select an item from the drop down menu. 

At this point, you can decide where you want to go. For instance, if you want to watch a video lecture, or do some practice from the week’s covered topics, select the ‘Online Lessons’ item from the drop down menu (again, this is located just under the ‘Online Classroom’ tab). If you would like to attempt some complete practice exams, select the ‘Practice Exams’ item from the drop down menu. The other items in the drop down menu are related to your account/membership status. 

Do I need to download anything to access the Online Classroom?

No. You do not need to download any software to be able to access the Online Classroom. All you need is a working internet connection! We recommend using Google Chrome as an internet browser for a more seamless experience. If you do not have Google Chrome, you can download it for free. However, you can also use other browsers such as Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer without any complications. 

If you are a Deluxe member and wish to join the Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) , you’ll need to download the zoom.us app, which is completely free and available for Mac, PC, IOS and Android.  

 Do I need to download anything in order to join the Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions)?

Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) are conducted by using Zoom video conferencing. Zoom is free to download and use. Download Zoom for desktop here, IOS here and Android here.  If you wish to view the previously recorded workshops at a later time, you can do so directly through your web browser. 

 Can I access the Online Classroom from a mobile device?

Yes. Our online classroom can be accessed by any internet browser on your mobile device. However, it is highly recommended that you access the Online Classroom on a computer for optimal performance and to maximize your experience. 

 How long can I use the Online Classroom?

Your membership for the Online Classroom (Video Lessons and Practice Exams) is valid for six months.

 Does my membership ever expire?

Yes. Memberships expire after six months automatically. 

 Where can I see my account status?

Account status can be viewed by clicking on Account Information in the Online Classroom drop-down menu. The Online Classroom drop-down menu can be found at the top of this page. 

 What is included in my membership?

  • Access to all video lectures (more than 100 hours of instruction giving you proven strategies and over 300 short videos providing explanations to individual questions!)
  • Access to 8 full length practice TOEFL iBT tests with answers and full explanations (explanations are in video form!).
  • Access to our Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) (Deluxe Members only) where you can interact with one of our TOEFL iBT experts and have all your questions answered. These workshops are recorded and can be watched wherever and whenever on demand.
  • 12 Speaking Feedbacks (Click here for an example of Feedback) (Deluxe and Plus Members only)
  • 4 Writing Feedbacks (Deluxe and Plus Members only)

 How many feedbacks can I get?

Deluxe and Plus Members will receive 12 Speaking Feedbacks (Click here for an example of Feedback) and 4 Writing Feedbacks.

 Can I get more feedback? If so, how much does it cost?

Yes. You will have the option of purchasing more Speaking or Writing feedback. Just email or call us and we’ll set it up for you. 

# Feedbacks

Price

6 Speakings

     $35

1 Writing

     $10

2 Writings

    $18

3+ Writings

$8.00 each 

 Does the program work? Can I get my TOEFL score?

Absolutely. Test Success NYC has been helping people reach their TOEFL goals since 2007 and our TOEFL iBT experts have a minimum of 15 years of TOEFL teaching experience! In our TOEFL program you will see a complete overview of the TOEFL iBT, receive all strategies necessary to succeed on the test and apply those strategies while taking very realistic full-length practice tests. By using our strategies and materials you will ensure your success on the TOEFL iBT. But, don’t take our word for it. Look at what our students have to say about our program! Success Stories

 Do you offer a guarantee?

We can guarantee that you will be satisfied with our course and if you are not, then let us know and as soon as you do, we will reimburse you for any un-used portion of your tuition. *

 What if I’m not satisfied, can I get my money back?

We strive for excellence in helping to prepare people for the TOEFL iBT, however, if for some reason you are not satisfied with our course, let us know and we will reimburse you for any un-used portion of your tuition. *

 When should I expect my feedback?

Giving feedback is a task to which we give considerable thought and effort, so you should expect your feedback about ten days after submission. 

 What is the difference between the Online Classroom and the Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions)?

The Online Classroom is where you can find video lectures, practice individual tasks and take full-length TOEFL practice tests. The Online Classroom is available 24/7/365. 

The Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) are where you will meet online with one of our TOEFL iBT experts at a specific time every week. There are several schedules to suit your needs. Online TOEFL Workshops are limited to 12 participants at one time. These workshops are recorded and can be watched wherever and whenever on demand.

 How often can I attend the Online TOEFL Workshops?

Deluxe members can attend the Online TOEFL Workshops (live online sessions) as many times as they wish during their membership period (depending on space and availability). We suggest that you attend the Workshops during four weeks consecutively (to get a better picture of everything and not have any gaps in knowledge). These workshops are not mandatory, however, they are very much recommended.  Spaces in the Online TOEFL Workshops are limited to a maximum of 12 participants at a time. These workshops are recorded and can be watched wherever and whenever on demand.

 When are the Online TOEFL Workshops?

Online TOEFL Workshops are at different times during the week, but usually on Fridays. Deluxe members can check the scheduled sessions when they are logged in. All Online TOEFL Workshops are recorded and uploaded online so that you can view them at a later time at your convenience.

Please note that there will be some weeks with NO live online learning sessions (i.e. Holidays). We’ll make sure to notify at least a month in advance. 

 Do you offer private tutoring sessions online?

Online private tutoring sessions are available at $250.00 for five hours. In these private sessions, you and your TOEFL iBT expert will focus on the specific issues that you have. You will also receive immediate feedback from your TOEFL tutor. Contact us directly for availability. Email us at studyTOEFL@TestSuccessNYC.com or call us at (646) 755-3957.

 Do you have a physical address?

We are located at:

38 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor Suite 1106

New York, NY 10001

 Can I join the classes in Manhattan?

Absolutely. If the online option is not for you, then come join us in our Manhattan center! You can join us by visiting our registration page. 

 What if I have a question? Can I talk to a real person?

Yes. We are here to help you achieve your TOEFL goals and if you have a question about our program or how to use our materials, you should call us or email us at your convenience. Email us at studyTOEFL@TestSuccessNYC.com or call us at (646) 755-3957. 

*Please be aware that for Deluxe and Plus membership, refunds will be determined based on how many assessments and/or live online sessions have been used, plus the amount of time the membership has been active. For Standard membership, refunds will be based on the amount of time the membership has been active.