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Intensive IELTS Preparation

Students taking IELTSThis full-time exam-preparation course prepares students for the IELTS exam. Students will become familiar with the format and requirements of the IELTS exam, learn test-taking strategies and techniques, and get detailed feedback from the instructor on practice test results.

  • Taught by instructors with advanced degrees and extensive experience in preparing students for the IELTS exam.
  • 5 hours of instruction per day
  • An official IELTS exam at the end of the program

Requirements for Admission

  • High school diploma or equivalent (age 18-up)
  • F-1 student visa (I-20 will be provided)

Program Dates

Dates Fees

Monday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 31 (8 days) 

+ Official IELTS test Thursday, August 1 


Wednesday, August 7 - Friday, August 16 (8 days)

+ Official IELTS test Saturday, August 17



$25 one-time application fee (non-refundable) 

Course Fee $1000, including official IELTS test registration fee (normally $245)

* Fees are charged to the student account and can be paid by credit card, check, or cash. Instructions on how to make a payment will be emailed to you after your application form is received by the ALP office.

Travel and Housing

Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel to and from campus and housing while attending the program. Airport pick up with a fee can be arranged. Please visit Airport Pickup Form for more information. Please also visit Housing for International Students for several housing options including contact information for homestay vendors and local hotels. 

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