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Catarina - iPass student of the month


Catarina was preparing for IELTS in order to study Business Administration at a UK university. She had two offers but needed an overall 6.5 for her first choice and an overall band 6 for her second choice.

With only one month to prepare for her test, she joined the IELTS LITE course and studied intensively before taking her exam on 18 August. She found both the reading and writing tests difficult and did not have high hopes of getting the scores she needed, especially for her first choice place at Loughborough University.

But she studied hard, took all the feedback on board that she was given by the writing tutors especially and managed to get the 6.5 she needed to study a degree in business at Loughborough. She was absolutely thrilled with her results, especially the band 7 in speaking which she didn’t expect, but as we always say at iPass, as tutors we can only do so much. The real hard work and determination comes from the student!

We wish Catarina every success with her studies and her future career in business!

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Lilly - UK

Lilly - UK

​I needed to take IELTS test for emigration purposes. Although my English is good, I still did not feel confident taking the the test without any training.

I found many companies offering online courses but they did not meet my needs because I wanted a company that could give me personal tuition and individual attention.

iPass was perfect as it gave me individual coaching as well as plenty of online practice. I signed up for the IELTS Express course.

The support I received was fantastic in many ways. First, Nigel did 3 speaking practice tests with me and gave me helpful tips on how to improve my score. He also gave me much needed encouragement and reassurance.

Second, Jenny got my writing exercises marked promptly and gave me detailed and very useful feedback. Third, I found the tips on the website very useful.

Nigel and Jenny were also very generous and supportive. The help and tips I received enabled me to achieve great results: 8.5 in writing, speaking and listening, and 7.5 in reading.

I was over the moon with the results and so thank you very much iPass!!

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