By Mike Omamo Buckle up. You are about to go on one hell of an emotional rollercoaster. It won’t be an easy journey, not for me, and definitely not for you too. It’s a little longer than I thought it would be. But I promise you, this story will be worth your time and I […]

By Mike Omamo Badassery. The art of engaging in seemingly impossible activities and achieving success in a manner that renders all onlookers completely awestruck. I’m sorry, I know I sound so cocky in my blog posts. I don’t mean to imply that I have the answers to everything but, I know a couple of things […]

By Mike Omamo The SAT The first time I began my study abroad applications, my dream college had been Yale, like almost everybody else. I wanted to go to Yale School of Drama and I applied there a couple of times for an acting undergraduate program except Yale didn’t offer an undergraduate program for acting. […]

By Mike Omamo Dear reader, I remember the time Learning and Testing Services of East Africa (LTS) told me I’d be writing for them. I freaked out. I had never written before. Not for an audience anyway. You see, I journal. I watched Stefan Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries journal and I picked it up. […]

You have been dreaming about relocating to Canada! In fact not a day passes by without you thinking about what life in Canada would look like or be like. You finally have that job offer you had been waiting for or like many other people, you are just looking for greener pastures to be able […]

So what happens if you don’t meet the standards of your dream school? Or what if your IELTS results aren’t good enough for the job you want? What if the country you’re trying to immigrate to wants a higher score? When your IELTS score is unacceptable, what do you do next? You have a number […]

I’m sure you’re probably wondering what a good IELTS score is right? Well, wonder no more! I will try and break this down for you and hopefully by the end of this post, you’ll have a pretty good idea of what a good IELTS score is, explain what the IELTS scores mean, and which universities […]

TOEFL iBT® Registration in Kenya The TOEFL is accepted in more than 11,000 colleges, universities and agencies in over 150 countries. And just like many other test-takers around the world, you will most likely be taking the TOEFL for school admissions, work or immigration. When it comes to TOEFL iBT registration, there are a number […]

You have studied, practiced, had sleepless nights, not had a social life at all during this intense study period and now you are all set to take the test. Congrats on making it this far! Now, you can not have dedicated that much time for preparation, only to let your nerves get the best of […]

So you have been dreaming of going abroad to study, work or possibly even live there. Heck why not? After all, they say cast your net far and wide right? The IELTS test is a requirement that you would be needed to meet amongst a myriad of other requirements in your application process. And you […]

Now I know what you’re thinking, why should I take the TOEFL® test yet I have been speaking in English since I was a child oh and wait my language of instruction has been English ever since ?? The thing though is, many employers and programs require proof of English competence if you want to […]

The SAT Test: Everything You Need to Know  So you are excited about attending college abroad but wait you’re told you must take the SAT. WHAAAT!!! What a bummer you think…….Where do you start? What does SAT even mean anyway? Well don’t worry too much about it. It’s not as complicated as it sounds and […]

What is the IELTS test? IELTS stands for “International English Language Testing System”. It measures the language proficiency of people who want to study, emigrate or work where English is used as a language of communication. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert […]

By Clara N.  So here is a question that we get all the time. “Can I get a scholarship to study abroad?” Look, even if you’re lucky enough to be receiving financial support from your family, they probably won’t foot your entire college bill plus you want to take the big girl/boy pill and try […]

BY CLARA N. ON JULY 26th, 2019 So here is a question that we get all the time. “Can I get a scholarship to study abroad?” ? Look, even if you’re lucky enough to be receiving financial support from your family, they probably won’t foot your entire college bill plus you want to take the […]

By Clara N. We receive a lot of questions asking what the full cost of the SAT is and how to go about the registration. And just like many parts of the college application process, taking the SAT (and even using your SAT scores) comes with an assortment of fees. So let’s jump right into […]

By Clara N. TOEFL 2019 format changes So ETS recently announced some big TOEFL 2019 format changes. This is obviously very important news for anyone who will take the test from 1st August 2019 or later. LTS has been keeping a close eye on the situation, and we have a full update for you below. […]