Originally Posted by Wonderwall.
If their style doesn't suit you maybe there are some other exams you could try too.
I know the reading and the writing gives trouble to many people even if they're fluent in english.
I always found them very entertaining tests but I didn't sit for the C1, just for the C2.
watching your flag I assume u come from north europe, I'm italian and for us the C2 level is almost impossible to get
our grammar structure is way too far from the english one so we can lear to speak, to listen but somehow we will have to deal with the grammar basis forever