If you got a high IELTS score, we want to hear from you!

IELTS is known to be a demanding test, and getting a high score takes strategy, planning, self-discipline and work. But when your IELTS certificate arrives and the score you wanted is on it, that gives you a feeling that’s hard to describe!

Theodore Isaac Rubin once said, “Happiness does not come from doing easy work, but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.”

Today we are proud to announce the winners of August round of IELTS results competition, who felt exactly that kind of happiness.

Academic Module – 1st placeBand 8.5 in IELTS

  • Sneh Mahesh from India, Band 7.5
  • Glenn Mauring from the Philippines, Band 7.5

General Training Module – 1st place

  • Tina Adel from Iran, Band 7.5

Congratulations to Sneh and Tina! To celebrate these wonderful achievements we are sending some special certificates to our winners’ emails. The winning IELTS results will be displayed in the IELTS-Blog hall of fame – if you won, please feel free to show off to your family and friends!

And now we’d like to tell everyone how this IELTS results competition started 11 (yes, eleven!) years ago. The main idea behind it was to connect test takers who did well with everyone else who is preparing for IELTS. Winners have obviously done a lot of things right, and by sharing their tips, ‘secrets’ and advice they enable thousands of others to achieve great results in IELTS. IELTS-Blog.com is proud to be the channel through which the experience and wisdom of high scorers can be spread all over the world.

So if YOU got a high score in IELTS, no matter when – this month, last month, a few months ago – we want to hear from you! We would like to extend our warm invitation to everyone who is happy with their IELTS score. Take part in our IELTS results competition today, and share your IELTS tips when you win!

Learn how to enroll here.

With little time to prepare, working 10 hours a day, Mohammad got Band 8 in IELTS

For those of you who recently joined IELTS-Blog.com, let us introduce Mohammad – a young man from India whose first language is Hindi. Mohammad won in July round of our IELTS results competition, scoring an overall Band 8 in General Training IELTS with a straight 9 in Listening!

He wrote to us and said,

“I finally got my Band 8 score with hardly getting enough time to prepare, working 10 hours a day.

Listening Band 9
Reading Band 8.5
Writing Band 7
Speaking Band 7.5”

Band 8.5 in IELTS

Scoring Band 8 in IELTS is a remarkable achievement for anyone, let alone a full-time worker with very little time left for IELTS preparation, so we just had to ask Mohammad how he did so well in the test. And his advice was,

“Practice, practice and practice.

Read more articles, blogs and newspapers. Practice in speed reading.

Write answers covering all points mentioned in the question paper. Build a versatile vocabulary which can be used in both writing and speaking exam.

Speaking regularly helps a lot and improves your band score. My girlfriend is a native speaker and it really helped me.

Perfect 9 takes talent. Jokes apart, I listen to BBC radio and TED talk podcasts regularly.”

Thank you so much Mohammad, and congratulations on your IELTS victory!

IELTS results competition runs every month, and everyone is welcome to participate. Learn how to enroll here.



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