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  • #16
    im a probationary firefighter that got hired in arlington last test, just wanted to come in here and wish all of you guys the best of luck! im at a station where both of the medics are testing out and they are sharp! be sure to know your stuff!

    if you guys got any questions i will be more then happy to try and answer them!

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    • #17
      Well the test was tonight, how do you guys who took it feel it went? I feel pretty positive, the math threw me a little but I still feel good. Not looking forward to waiting until monday to find out results, the wait is the worst!!!!

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      • #18
        I think it's great we only have to wait till Monday 4 results not like a few weeks. More people at the test than I expected. Hopefully all you need is low 90's to move on I don't feel too great about the test overall.

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        • #19
          I agree that waiting until Monday isn't as bad as say, Monday two weeks from now but, I always find myself second guessing the longer I wait. Last night I left feeling very good about my test but the further the night went on the more I started to think about some of the questions. In reality I'm probably just psyching myself out but I always do it while I wait. As far as there being a lot of people there, that's the truth!
          I looked around some while we were waiting and there was a little bit of everything there, test veterans, first timers, old, young, male, female . All in all though, it was a good turn out and I look forward to knowing the top 250 sometime Monday.
          Last edited by JPLeverett; 09-09-2010, 02:49 PM.

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          • #20
            Im excited about Monday as well. I pretty much aced that sucker but with the NFSI test i heard that doesnt matter in you answer the personality inventory part 2 wrong. I went with agree disagree pretty much the whole way except for about 5 or 6 strongly's. That section is there to screw us all!! I had a friend that took this test recently and answered strongly all the way and it seemed to drop him to the 80's and he's a brilliant guy.
            We will need probably at least 94/95 to get in the 250.

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            • #21
              I only answered maybe 2-4 strongly.... All the others were pretty much in the middle for me. I hate that those effect the overall score, seems kind of silly.

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              • #22
                Yea it evidently is different from dept to dept as to how its graded/weighted. Some of those sure were weird though. I mean...World is BASICALLY a dangerous place? That made it sound like your all paranoid if you agree to it. So do they not have tie breakers or residency points on this test?!? I guess maybe the scores are going to the hundredths (98.65) to keep from identical scores??

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                • #23
                  I thought it went pretty well overall. There was a few I wasn't sure of. One math question in particular, I could have sworn they did not have the correct answer as an option. Anyone else have problems with this one? It was the one with the stairs. I also had around 5 strongly answers. Glad we only have to wait till Monday!

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                  • #24
                    Schwanee, I know the one you are talking about! I had the same issue, there was an answer that was close to what I came up with but not my exact answer. Either we both did it wrong or the answer wasent there... As for the personality questions Fan, I agree about the one about the world being dangerous. I sat and thought about that one for a minute... I mean the world is dangerous but I was unsure what they wanted there. The paranoid answer would be yes but I wondered if they were going to think I was naïve (sp) if I said it was not... Questions like that are odd as far as what answe they are looking for.

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                    • #25
                      Yea thats why it says basically. Only two made me think. Drunk driving passage and old lady heart pain and how to pick her up.

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                      • #26
                        Have you done any EMS training yet? I was just curious, I have done my Basic and am working on Medic and eventhough its not required to test, having a little training DID make it easier. Some of those questions were a little more patient assessment related than I had expected...

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                        • #27
                          I think that a low 90's (91-93) score will move you on. Fort worths cut off score was 95 and that was w/ 5 military points. Hopefully that'll give us a little bigger window. Wonder who decides the right answers for the personallity questions for each department because there does seem to be variance between tests. I knew a guy got a 100 on one and in the 70's on the next less than a year later.

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                          • #28
                            I think you are probably pretty close on a low 90's score. Out of curiousity, did they do military service points on this test? I cannot recall seeing anything about them but I might have missed it. It does not apply to me unfortunately but I was wondering.

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                            • #29
                              I dont have any actually....im one of those guys. My dads been a FF for around 11 years so i know alot about the life but i just recently decided to pursue this. Anyways ive never seen any that dont give 5 points for military. Ive also seen some actually give points on the exam for residency but i didnt see it mentioned on the app process. Maybe its a hidden attribute haha.

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                              • #30
                                So Schmid i see that you took the FW and did great. What was your personality strategy??

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