Deciding whether or not to give international students extra time for testing is a tricky choice for instructors. International students who are admitted directly to their major programs have all met Webster's standard for language proficiency and should have strong academic English skills. The reality is that even students who are functioning in a second language at a very high level still need more processing time in writing and testing situations. Language learning is an ongoing process that doesn't stop once a student exits an English as a Second Language program. Following are some tips for referring international students to the testing center so instructors can support them without compromising academic rigor in their classes.