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Manhattan Review is a world-renowned global educational services company that has been offering high-quality services for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) since our early beginnings in 1999. Manhattan Review is the exam prep industry's most experienced provider of TOEFL services Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Pretoria for the international student community. As well as our test prep services in South Africa, we teach prep courses and tutor in a number of major cities in Europe, the United States, Canada, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia. Our effective, comprehensive, and versatile TOEFL prep study plans consist of on-site prep courses, private tutoring, online classes, as well as simulated practice exams. Our satisfied clients have come to us from a wide array of national origins and native languages, and we have helped tens of thousands of students enhance their TOEFL scores and academic English, helping them gain admittance to South Africa's premier universities in addition to prestigious schools abroad.
Countless Manhattan Review students have met the TOEFL sectional and composite score demands for undergraduate and graduate programs at the finest schools in the English-speaking world. Our TOEFL clientele has studied at and graduated from Harvard, the London School of Economics, Cambridge, Oxford, Stanford, Princeton, MIT, King's College, Caltech, the University of Edinburgh, Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins, McGill, the University of Toronto, Australian National University, the University of Melbourne, in addition to many other world-class institutions. Upon finishing their degree programs, our past TOEFL students have accepted jobs at Fortune 500 companies in the Cape Town area such as Standard Bank Group, FirstRand, and Sasol, just to name a few. They have gone on to fulfilling careers in government agencies, philanthropic organizations, law firms, and institutions for scientific research all over the world.
Manhattan Review's South African TOEFL instruction includes comprehensive coverage of all TOEFL sections (reading, writing, listening, and speaking). Our students learn how to utilize vital English-language skills most pertinent to success on the test and in college coursework. We develop our own cutting-edge methods of TOEFL teaching, which ultimately focus on higher-order thinking skills and creative approaches to the cultivation of TOEFL tactics and strategies. Manhattan Review's course materials have been written by career educators and academics with many, many years of experience teaching and researching the TOEFL. As well as mastering the test's content, our students also learn invaluable test-taking strategies, including how to most effectively manage time limitations and how to make the most favorable guesses when necessary. Manhattan Review's South African students receive all of the instruction and support needed to attain their highest TOEFL and English-language professional goals and aspirations.
Manhattan Review prides itself on employing the industry's available TOEFL instructors in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Successful applicants for available teaching positions are marked by strong academic backgrounds, meaningful amounts of teaching experience, high performance on standardized exams, a committment to teaching, and engaging styles of instruction. Educators are comprehensively trained and assessed in our unique course syllabi, course materials, as well as cutting-edge methods of teaching TOEFL prep. Our Cape Town classroom instructors, online teachers, as well as private tutors have proven track records of producing favorable test score results for many different types of learners at every level of English language ability. Our educators are beyond familiar with the nuances of higher education in the English-speaking world, and they also understand the differing learning demands of students in their particular communities. Students in Cape Town and throughout South Africa cannot find a more reliable and effective group of instructors when it comes to TOEFL preparation.
Manhattan Review originally began in New York City in 1999 where Joern Meissner, who was then a doctoral student and teaching assistant at Columbia Business School, began delivering accessible explanations of complicated theories that appealed to a wide array of students. He was soon encouraged to apply his teaching methods to preparation classes for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the standardized entrance exam for graduate business school. Meissner's efforts in this area of study would become Manhattan Review's first GMAT prep classes, which consisted of practical approaches to GMAT content that were far superior to the GMAT instruction provided by traditional test prep companies.
Within just a few years, Meissner would complete his doctorate at Columbia and embark on a successful academic trajectory while building Manhattan Review into a globally identifiable brand with a thriving student population in South Africa. Our company now provides prep classes, private tutoring, and practice tests for the TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, SSAT, ISEE, and ACT in Cape Town and many other cities in South Africa. Manhattan Review has helped students in Europe, North American, Asia, Latin American, and African countries get accepted to the top school of their dreams. Many of our former clients are now accomplished professionals working for organizations in Cape Town such as Standard Bank Group, FirstRand, and MTN Group, just to name a few.
Joern Meissner is a globally distinguished business school professor who holds a Diploma in Business Management from the University of Hamburg as well as a PhD in Management Science from Columbia Business School in New York City, one of the top Ivy League Schools. After completing his doctoral degree, he opted for the trajectory of a scholar and has now over 25 years of experience as a postsecondary instructor. His passion for teaching is apparent, and he has taught business classes at Lancaster University Management School, the University of Hamburg, the Leipzig Graduate School of Management, as well as the University of Mannheim. Meissner's published research on supply chain management, dynamic pricing, and revenue management has been featured in a handful of well-known and respected academic journals. While Professor Meissner absolutely enjoys his research, he believes that grasping an idea is only half of the fun; imparting knowledge to others is even more rewarding. This philosophy was crucial to the establishment of Manhattan Review, and continues to remain its most cherished principle today.