Free Online TOEFL® Course Opens Jan. 24

January 23, 2018

 ETS, the maker of the TOEFL® test, reaffirms today its commitment to helping students pursue their dreams of studying abroad by opening the only free, official online TOEFL prep course. The six-week course is available to all at and is offered on a continuous basis so that participants can join at any time and move through the content at their own pace.

TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test to Receive Updates

January 19, 2018

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEIC® Program, announced updates to the format of questions used in the TOEIC ® Listening and Reading test. The changes will take effect beginning with the April 2018 public test administrations.

National Data: The GRE® General Test is a Valid Predictor of Law School Success

October 31, 2017

As a result of new research, the GRE ® General Test is poised to help law schools expand access to legal education and ease the burden for students interested in multiple education opportunities who would otherwise be required to prepare and pay for two tests.

Tribal College and University Presidents Convene to Improve Native Student Outcomes

August 10, 2017

Tribal college and university (TCU) presidents from across the country met last week to examine the critical role of data in addressing student enrollment, retention and success at their institutions serving Native American students.

Institute for Student Achievement Announces New President to Succeed Retiring Gerry House

July 12, 2017

The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), a division of ETS, announced today that Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett, Vice President for Policy to Practice at the Alliance for Excellent Education, has been appointed ISA’s next president. Wood-Garnett succeeds Dr. Gerry House who announced her retirement earlier this month after nearly two decades of leadership. Wood-Garnett assumes the presidency July 25.

Nearly 10,000 Students Participate in Global English Project

June 26, 2017

English-language learners from across the globe submitted nearly 1,500 projects for the 2016-17 TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project, “What is Friendship? In Your Words.” For the third consecutive year, the program inspires students to practice and improve their English-language skills in the classroom under the guidance of their English-language teachers.

Register today for the 4th TOEIC ® Global Leadership Program

June 19, 2017

Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEIC ® Program, ETS Korea, YBM and Partners for the Future Foundation, a charity arm of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM), together are running the fourth TOEIC Global Leadership Program from August 24–25 to support Korean students as they pursue future career goals.

ETS to Acquire Questar Assessment Inc.

January 27, 2017

Educational Testing Service (ETS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Questar Assessment Inc., a leading K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. Subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, Questar will become a separate, for-profit subsidiary of ETS.

David Hunt Appointed ETS Executive Vice President

January 24, 2017

David Hunt, Senior Vice President of Global Education & Workforce at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective February 4, 2017, company officials announced today.

College Students Receive TOEIC® Sponsorship for Work, Study and Travel Program

December 1, 2016

From a pool of 193 students participating in the National Institute for International Education’s (NIIED) WEST Program, the ETS TOEIC ® Program in Korea selected eight college students to sponsor based on English-language skills, leadership potential and career aspirations in global business. On November 17, students received sponsorship certificates and USD 1,000 toward their programs.