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TOEFL Required for US Citizen in India?

Question: I'm a US citizen by birth but did my entire schooling in India. I've studied English for 14 years now and speaks the language better than my ancestral language of malayalam. Do I need to take TOEFL or similar exams along with my SATs?

If you, as an American citizen living abroad, indicate on your applications that English is your primary language, you will not be expected to take the TOEFL. The college folks don't want to waste your time … or their own.

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