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Tips for Acing the Written Police Exam

Part of the Police Officer Exam For Dummies Cheat Sheet

For whatever reason, written exams often make people nervous, which can cause them to make mistakes even when they've studied and know the right answers. The following tips can help you keep your cool during the written exam element of the police officer exam:

  • Carefully read and follow the directions.

  • Read each question and make sure that you understand exactly what it asks.

  • Pay attention to keywords in questions, such as not and except.

  • Read all the answer choices before you select the one you think is correct.

  • Make sure you mark your answer in the correct space on the answer sheet.

  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, skip it and come back to it later. (If you still can't answer it, eliminate the answer choices that you know are wrong and make an educated guess.)

  • Don't change your answer after you've moved on to another question.

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