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1. Practise for the aptitude tests (numerical, and verbal)
I'm going to start applying for graduate schemes and I would like to practise for the aptitude tests they ask us to do.

Anyone knows good websites where I can practise for the aptitude tests? Numerical, verbal and logical.

And if you have any good advice I'm glad to hear it.

Many thanks.
2. Re: Practise for the aptitude tests (numerical, and verbal)
(Original post by wdreamer)
I'm going to start applying for graduate schemes and I would like to practise for the aptitude tests they ask us to do.

Anyone knows good websites where I can practise for the aptitude tests? Numerical, verbal and logical.

And if you have any good advice I'm glad to hear it.

Many thanks.
SHL and Kenexa are the main ones. I think there might be a 3rd one also but can't remember the name right now... I'm sure if you do some more google searches you could find some more practice tests.

http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html
http://www.kenexa.com/assessments/assessment_guidance

Check with your uni careers services as they probably have some practice tests and other help for you.

I had to take several of these last autumn and time can be tight for certain ones. All questions are relatively easy and I expect anybody could find the correct answer given unlimited time but you end up only having 1-2 minutes per question so speed becomes crucial. For numerical, you have to be able to sift through data, analyse tables/charts quickly and comfortably juggle ratios, fractions, percentages and simple equations (e.g. converting from one currency to another, converting units, computing averages etc...)

Logical tests are often based on shapes. They show you 4 shapes and ask you which one most closely resembles the set or you have a sequence of 4 figures and you need to find the 5th one.. You'll understand what I mean.

Good luck! Isn't it too early to apply for grad schemes (I'm assuming for autumn 2013 entry)?
3. Re: Practise for the aptitude tests (numerical, and verbal)
SHL and Kenexa are the main ones. I think there might be a 3rd one also but can't remember the name right now... I'm sure if you do some more google searches you could find some more practice tests.

http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html
http://www.kenexa.com/assessments/assessment_guidance

Check with your uni careers services as they probably have some practice tests and other help for you.

I had to take several of these last autumn and time can be tight for certain ones. All questions are relatively easy and I expect anybody could find the correct answer given unlimited time but you end up only having 1-2 minutes per question so speed becomes crucial. For numerical, you have to be able to sift through data, analyse tables/charts quickly and comfortably juggle ratios, fractions, percentages and simple equations (e.g. converting from one currency to another, converting units, computing averages etc...)

Logical tests are often based on shapes. They show you 4 shapes and ask you which one most closely resembles the set or you have a sequence of 4 figures and you need to find the 5th one.. You'll understand what I mean.

Good luck! Isn't it too early to apply for grad schemes (I'm assuming for autumn 2013 entry)?
Thanks,

I have started practising the tests. I have more difficulties on the logical ones but with practise I think I will get there.

Actually, I'm intended to apply for Autumn 2012 Lool yes, it seems too late but I was very busy with assignment and lectures in my masters and I couldn't stop. The companies I want to apply for, don't have deadlines and they still have open vacancies for September.

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