TOEFL® and GRE® Experts to Provide the Latest Information at Upcoming Student Fairs in France

ETS participates in Paris and Lyon student fairs

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Princeton, N.J. (October 9, 2013) —

Experts from Educational Testing Service(ETS), creator of the TOEFL® and GRE® tests, will participate in upcoming student fairs in France hosted by multiple organizations including QS World MBA Tour, Le Monde, L’Etudiant and Studyrama.The fairs will take place in Paris and Lyon from October through December.

Test takers will learn about the latest information regarding the TOEFL test, the most widely accepted academic English-language assessment used for under graduate and graduate admissions worldwide, and the GRE® revised General Test, the world’s most widely accepted admissions test for graduate and business schools.

“We are delighted to take this opportunity to interact directly with individuals interested in taking the next step toward a higher education degree,” says David Payne, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Higher Education Division at ETS. “Our dedicated staff in the TOEFL and GRE Programs work hard to ensure students have the best testing experience possible, and making sure they have all the information they need is the first step.”

The events will take place:

  • Oct. 12 in Paris (QS World MBA Tour)
  • Oct. 12 in Paris (Salon Studyrama des Formations et Carrières Internationales)
  • Nov. 9 in Lyon (Salon Studyrama des Grandes Ecoles)
  • Nov. 16–17 in Paris (Salon Le Monde des Grandes Ecoles)
  • Dec. 13–15 in Paris (Salon L’Etudiant Spécial Grandes Ecoles)

A complete list of upcoming student fairs is available at the ETS Student Fairs webpage. For prospective students unable to attend these events, the GRE and TOEFL Programs offer in-language webinars in multiple time zones. During these webinars, students can learn more about the TOEFL test and GRE revised General Test, test preparation tools,and chat with an ETS expert. To learn more about these free events, visit the GRE webinars page or the TOEFL webinars page.

About the TOEFL and GRE Tests

The TOEFL iBT® test, the most widely accepted academic English-language assessment,is recognized by more than 9,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. The TOEFL iBT test measures an individual’s ability to use and understand Englishat the university level. The assessment evaluates how well an individual combines the listening, reading, speaking and writing skills needed to performance academic tasks. For more information about the TOEFL test,including free sample test questions and study resources, visit the TOEFL Go Anywhere website available at www.toeflgoanywhere.org.

GRE test scores provide graduate and business schools around the world with an objective and common measure for evaluating and comparing the qualifications of applicants with differing educational and cultural backgrounds. For more than 60 years, GRE scores have been used by admissions and fellowship panels to supplement undergraduate records, including grades and recommendations, and other qualifications for graduate-level study. The GRE revised General Test measures the skills that graduate and business schools value — verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing — skills that are not limited to any specific field of study, but are important for all. Used by thousands of graduate and business schools around the world, the test is available at about 700 ETS-authorized test centers in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit www.ets.org/gre.

About ETS

At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org