It is currently 20 Sep 2017, 13:37


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.


Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

My TOEFL experience

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 26 Jan 2014
Posts: 5

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

My TOEFL experience [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Mar 2014, 07:44
Hi everyone,

I just got out from the exam. I can summarize my experience as quite negative. Although I spent a month and a half preparing, I fear that my actual exam performance would be worse than expected.

Let me briefly elaborate on my experiences:


The section started quicky after my arrival at the examination center. Because of the nevousness, I was not able to quickly scan the passages and answer the first questions. In fact, it took me a while to get through them, which was not the case when I was doing the mock exams at home. Thus, I would expect a score of 22-25 max, in that respect.


This was fairly easy, nevertheless I think I got a bit more lectures than usual, but maybe some of them were just testing their examination system.
My aspirations are for a score around 28-30, however this would be quite suprising knowing that I wasnt sure about answering few questions. Realisticly speaking, performance should yield a score of not more than 25-27.


I had nightmares about this piece of the exam. Although I use english on a daily basis, the questions comprehension, and especially, being able to combine your thoughts quickly is quite challenging. Nevertheless, I think my actual experience on this part is positive. I could answer the questions quickly and on the point.
Expected score: 25-28.

One of the easiest sections, I wrote all points on the first task by contradicting each point with the lecture, therefore I expect a very high (5/5) performance here (lets see though). Writing the essay was also easy, I could point all my arguments quickly and with fairly complex vocabulary. Hopefully, this is going to represent my strongest section in terms of score achievement.

Bottom line:

Quite dissatisfied with what I did, especially on the reading and partially on the listening section. Undoubtedly, I could have done better. Inevitably, if I dont get at least 100 points, I will just strive for retaking the test.

Cross your fingers,


Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

My TOEFL experience   [#permalink] 14 Mar 2014, 07:44
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
2 MY TOEFL EXPERIENCE krumours 5 07 Jun 2017, 22:41
3 My Second TOEFL Experience irina7k 16 15 Dec 2011, 10:46
38 EXPERTS_POSTS_IN_THIS_TOPIC My TOEFL Experience - 109 rafi 13 18 Jul 2017, 17:25
2 My TOEFL Experience skpMatcha 1 10 Feb 2010, 15:13
7 My TOEFL experience - 108 Pathfinder 6 06 Jul 2013, 05:10
Display posts from previous: Sort by

My TOEFL experience

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: carcass

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.