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Testing

TOEFL

The TOEFL test is the most widely recognized English proficiency test in U.S. colleges and universities for international admissions. Greenville College has a Certified Test Administration Site on campus for TOEFL testing. On average, Greenville College administrates two TOEFL tests each semester for the convenience of international students. University Pathways students not beginning from level 5 will be offered opportunities to have two to three free TOEFL tests during the program according to their beginning levels.

Accuplacer

The Accuplacer test is given to new University Pathways students to place them in an appropriate beginning level. All University Pathways program students need to take this test on campus within a few days of arrival. Determination of placement will be solely at the discretion of program faculty on the basic of the test scores and will take into account the three major aspects of language – reading, writing and listening.

GTEC CBT 

GTEC CBT is an English proficiency exam for Japanese students applying to college, both in Japan and in the U.S. It is administered by Benesse, one of the largest education companies in Japan. GTEC CBT is offered in every prefecture in Japan, making it more accessible than other exams for students in Japan. Additionally, the exam costs approximately $90 US and utilizes computer adaptive technology. For more information or to sign up, visit  https://www.benesse-gtec.com/fs/ 

Agencies

Agents in Mainland China

Yenching Elite Education

Greenville College partners with Yenching Elite Education as a premium partner in China.Yenching Elite Education is a non-profit organization that promotes liberal arts education in China. Founded by Peking University alumni, they are committed to integrity and educational excellence.Yenching Elite Education's goal is to cultivate critical thinking and creative spirits of younger generations of Chinese students whose innovations would transform their future and the future of the world they live in. To such an end, they have established partnerships with dozens of Chinese high schools and universities to deliver their curricula on their campuses. Yenching Elite Education focuses on providing access to our “Pathways Programs” designed to assist international students upon graduating from high school to learn English. They also collaborates to find top students interested in pursuing our 3:2 engineering partnerships with University of Illinois and Washington University

Mr. Yiwei Qiu

Greenville College partners with Mr. Yiwei Qiu as a premium representative in China. He has been involved in the field of education for over 10 years, during which time he has served as a professor, administrator, dean and educational trainer, as well as a senior education consultant. Currently, he commits and contributes himself to Zhejiang A&F University as the Dean of International College and an associate professor of international business. Meanwhile, he is a doctoral candidate of education leadership at the University of Pacific in the U.S.A. His research interest is the globalization & internationalization of higher education, and cross-cultural management. His philosophy of leadership can be best and most succinctly encapsulated by a quote from Lao Tze, “the best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.” Also, he prefers to follow the old adage “let deeds, not words, be your adorning.”

Tianjin International Chinese College

Tianjin International Chinese College, a partner of Greenville College in China, is a unique institution of higher education stands in Tianjin. The aim of the college is to positively transform their students into globally aware talented people with intercultural communication skills. Tianjin International College is a qualified educational institute that is under the direct management of Tianjin Education Committee, founded jointly by the Chinese Language Proficiency Test and Development Center, Office of National Chinese Oral Test Examination Center, and Tianjin Language Training Center. 

Tianjin International Chinese College is directly subordinated to the Tianjin education committee. The college undertakes studying abroad projects, as well as foreign students studying in China projects. With the implementation of the worry-free study abroad project, Tianjin International Chinese College has established long-term solid relationships with top universities around the world from more than 30 countries, including the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Japan. The college, integrating preparatory education, language training, international testing, and studying abroad service, offers an authoritative, safe, and diverse studying abroad service for aspiring students. 

Ms. Jie Wu

Jie Wu, a Greenville College Admissions Representative in China, was a professor at a university in China until she immigrated to the U.S. in 2007. She is a professor at Parkland College in Illinois. Her textbook was published by Qinghua University publisher and was used by 8 universities in China. She is a Christian treating each of her students with respect and love. Her current interest is to provide professional counseling and help for the Chinese students when they choose the college in the United States to continue their higher education.

Partners in India

Podar Enterprise

Podar Enterprise, Greenville College’s Premium Partner in India, is an over 100-year-old organization, diversified into divisions with interests in mining investments to education and the high-tech industries of Telecommunication, Information Technology and Entertainment. It is probably the only group in the world to act as a Trade House for three Governments globally. Podar Enterprise has established a global network in over 15 countries, with access to unlimited Trade, Investments and Joint Venture opportunities.

“Podar” is a leading brand in the education market in India and has been in the education sector for over 90 years; having more than 50 institutions all over India with a total student strength of approximately 80,000 students under various Podar trusts.

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