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    Do you know if it's possible to get our scores for the online tests if we didn't make it through? Has anyone contacted Parity and managed to get them?
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    (Original post by Emmak7)
    Hello everyone!

    Thanks so much for this thread, very helpful. I'm late with applying because I only finished my MA a week ago and will start my application this weekend! I see that people have recommended applying to many streams at the same time and I have identified 7 I would be interested in, but I have a few questions:

    - If I do apply to all 7, do I have to go through 7 different video interviews? If not, what will be different (if anything) in the application process between applying to 1 stream and to 7 streams?

    - For the European stream, it says that "you need an A-level C grade or above in any EU state member language other than English or pass a professional language test". Will that definitely include ALL of European languages? I seemed to remember reading that it has to be one of the 'main' European languages like French or German. I am fluent in Greek because I was born and raised in Greece, so would that count?

    Thank you and good luck to everyone!
    No, it's one video interview. I assume that the interview only really becomes specified in the AC and final selection (unless you're applying to the generalist and another scheme I cant remember the name of).

    And yes, it's any of the official languages of the EU. If you're fluent, then you can prove it and wouldn't need the A Levels.

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    (Original post by Caravan_Palace)
    No, it's one video interview. I assume that the interview only really becomes specified in the AC and final selection (unless you're applying to the generalist and another scheme I cant remember the name of).

    And yes, it's any of the official languages of the EU. If you're fluent, then you can prove it and wouldn't need the A Levels.

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    Thank you so much!
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    Just done the e-tray, was just as difficult as last year's one, which I passed, hope I've passed this one too! I had to rush the last 10 questions or so as only had 10 minutes left
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    (Original post by Kneale)
    Just done the e-tray, was just as difficult as last year's one, which I passed, hope I've passed this one too! I had to rush the last 10 questions or so as only had 10 minutes left
    I found this was so hard! My first time applying although I did an e-tray for KPMG assessment centre and it was nowhere near as hard as this one!
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    Just gave the E-tray and it was very difficult cause there was too much information to go through I only managed to answer 18 questions so I definitely failed
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    (Original post by JustCharley)
    I found this was so hard! My first time applying although I did an e-tray for KPMG assessment centre and it was nowhere near as hard as this one!
    There is so much information in the e-tray, but it's good preparation for the exercises in the FSAC if you get through because you're bombarded with so much information for each exercise there!
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    (Original post by Kay Bee12)
    Just gave the E-tray and it was very difficult cause there was information to go through I only managed to answer 18 questions so I definitely failed
    Not necessarily if you got the majority of them spot on could have easily got the same score as someone who did all of them but perhaps rushed a few. You just don't know.

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    (Original post by Kay Bee12)
    Just gave the E-tray and it was very difficult cause there was too much information to go through I only managed to answer 18 questions so I definitely failed
    Don't give up all hope, when I wondered this after i only answered 21 someone replied saying they only answered 16 last year and got through
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    (Original post by Kay Bee12)
    Just gave the E-tray and it was very difficult cause there was too much information to go through I only managed to answer 18 questions so I definitely failed
    I got through last year with 16 answers, so I wouldn't worry too much!
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    Thanks for the reassurance guys xx
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    After completing the Situational Judgment Test, are your results calculated automatically by the system? Or are they reviewed by a person and you receive an email telling you whether you've passed or failed?
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    (Original post by Roshniroxy)
    After completing the Situational Judgment Test, are your results calculated automatically by the system? Or are they reviewed by a person and you receive an email telling you whether you've passed or failed?
    I assume they've already set a pass mark for the SJT so I guess it's automatically calculated; since people who have completed their tests recently get told pretty much immediately. They're still setting out the marks for the E-Tray, so I assume that's being done by person for now.

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    (Original post by Caravan_Palace)
    I assume they've already set a pass mark for the SJT so I guess it's automatically calculated; since people who have completed their tests recently get told pretty much immediately. They're still setting out the marks for the E-Tray, so I assume that's being done by person for now.

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    Thanks!

    If you fail the SJT would you also get an email?
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    (Original post by Roshniroxy)
    Thanks!

    If you fail the SJT would you also get an email?
    I assume you'd be told, but I met a person from my uni who applied last year who got "rejection by silence". I hope this still isn't a policy since waiting for months with no news is my defintion of hell. If you don't hear back in a week, I think it'd be best to email them.
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    Did anybody else get that email called 'Meet the fast streamers' that had tips for the assessment centre?

    I saw it in my inbox yesterday and got really excited because I saw something from the Civil Service and saw something about the assessment centre.

    Why are they sending out emails about the assessment centre when we're not even passed the E-tray yet (and might not pass either)?
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    (Original post by Historicity)
    Did anybody else get that email called 'Meet the fast streamers' that had tips for the assessment centre?

    I saw it in my inbox yesterday and got really excited because I saw something from the Civil Service and saw something about the assessment centre.

    Why are they sending out emails about the assessment centre when we're not even passed the E-tray yet (and might not pass either)?
    Haha yeah I saw that and had the same train of thought. They could have done with sending that when the results are out.
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    Just did my etray. It was brutal. Missed a couple of questions out, and there were some where I just couldn't decided what was the best answer :/ found it much harder than last years, but maybe I've just forgotten how bad I found last years :P not expecting much from this, definitely don't think it went well
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    Yup, definitely failed that..lol
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    (Original post by Squash_farmer)
    Just did my etray. It was brutal. Missed a couple of questions out, and there were some where I just couldn't decided what was the best answer :/ found it much harder than last years, but maybe I've just forgotten how bad I found last years :P not expecting much from this, definitely don't think it went well
    I'm hoping that what they'll do is consider overall how well people performed and then figure out a pass rate based on the average scores. So if we all find it difficult then they won't fail all of us!
 
 
 
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