"If you have a group of people who are going through the same thing as you are, that’s really helpful."
Assessment Consultant – ETS
Former TOEFL® Test Taker from China
"Try to focus yourself. Try to keep some short targets."
IT Developer – ETS
Former TOEFL® Test Taker from India
"It’s the experience you get, the perspective, and the way you mature."
Market Research Director – ETS
Former TOEFL® Test Taker from Colombia
"Use every minute to just learn the language ... and immerse yourself in it."
Research Scientist – ETS
Former TOEFL® Test Taker from Germany
When applying for future jobs, study abroad experience can help you to stand out from other applicants. It shows your ability to adapt to change and other valuable characteristics.
You will experience new customs, food, pop culture and language. Seeing how others live around the world can help you gain a new global perspective.
Being in a new country challenges you to solve problems and adapt to change in a new way. Many students report feeling more confident and mature when they return home.
Learn more about the test, how it has helped millions of students achieve their goals and what doors it can open for you on your study abroad journey.Learn More
Learn how to research all the costs in advance. Understand what you will be expected to pay and what additional financial resources you may have access to.Learn More
Learn how to prepare for life in your host country.Learn More
Learn about how to obtain a visa to go abroad and how the process varies country to country.Learn More