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Sergeant's Video-Based Exam Prep Basics
October 4, 2018 - A video-based exam is unique, but it is something that you can adequately prepare for. Video-based exams are not new to law enforcement testing. This delivery method has a history that dates back to at least the “VCR Era” and has been used on both entry-level and promotional exams. Click here to read more.
Which Study Method is Best for You?
February 8, 2018 - A question that always comes up when it’s time to prepare for a test: “I am a visual learner or a hands-on learner, what study method should I use?” Our answer: “A method that engages the most possible senses will maximize your ability to understand, retain and recall the subject matter you are learning.” Variety is the key and here is our advice. Click here to read more.
Balancing Test Preparation and Personal Commitments
June 6, 2017 - Seeking a promotion and going through the promotional preparation process can quickly become a stressor. If not managed properly, this stress will eventually become a major distraction and ultimately result in a reduction of your interest. Click here to read more.
New Components and a Proper Mindset for Promotional Exams
March 7, 2017 - New guidelines will form a unique and challenging component for testing. For example, promotional candidates will need to develop a good working knowledge of the all-new Attorney General Directive Establishing Interim Policies, Practices, and Procedures to Implement Criminal Justice Reform Act. In addition, the all-new Body Worn Camera Directive, along with the Directive Regarding Automated Deconfliction of Planned Law Enforcement Operations and Investigations will be front and center for potential new exam items. Click here to read more.
When to Begin Preparing for a Promotional Exam
February 9, 2017 - There are many reasons why officers take promotional examinations. Yet, the ability to earn a higher salary seems to be the one universal reason that is common to all officers seeking a promotion. This was the reason why I initially decided to prepare for the sergeant’s exam. After all, we have limited opportunities to improve our long-term financial situation during our law enforcement careers. Click here to read more.
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