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    Hi there! I'm an international student and I have submitted my application quite a while ago. Up until now I haven't been offered any responses so my deduction was that the Universities I applied to did not think very much of me and they are currently waiting for the deadline so that they could do the sorting properly. The thing is, I have not yet taken any exam in order to prove my English level because they're quite expensive and I did not feel comfortable making this kind of investment before knowing some certainties, as I was advised by others. Still, most of my colleagues have taken one of this kind of exams and have been focusing on this more than on the application itself. Lately, I've started to worry and to believe that not mentioning anything about my qualifications regarding my English level would consist in a major drawback and would kick me out of the successful candidates pool immediately. What is your opinion?
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    Hi there! I'm an international student and I have submitted my application quite a while ago. Up until now I haven't been offered any responses so my deduction was that the Universities I applied to did not think very much of me and they are currently waiting for the deadline so that they could do the sorting properly. The thing is, I have not yet taken any exam in order to prove my English level because they're quite expensive and I did not feel comfortable making this kind of investment before knowing some certainties, as I was advised by others. Still, most of my colleagues have taken one of this kind of exams and have been focusing on this more than on the application itself. Lately, I've started to worry and to believe that not mentioning anything about my qualifications regarding my English level would consist in a major drawback and would kick me out of the successful candidates pool immediately. What is your opinion?
    my advice would be to check out the international pages of your universities' websites immediately. Check their requirements, they should say whether they require TOEFL (or another english language proficiency test) for admission. If they do, register to take the test, contact them and let them know that you are taking it soon. if they don't say anything about it, don't worry about it.
 
 
 

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