Testing Centre Resources

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Testing Centre Resources

by goelmohit2002 » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:39 am
Hi All,

Can someone please tell what all resources are provided by testing centre...for e.g scratch pad...., pen....etc....Can we ask for extra copies of scratch pad/pen etc. etc. and if yes, then how many they provide.....

Is there anything that they do not provide by default and we can ask them that can be of use during the paper ?

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by VP_Jim » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:40 am
You will be provided with a booklet of laminated paper that you write on with a skinny marker. If I recall, you get five sheets of laminated paper. If you run out, you can raise your hand and ask for more. It's hard to get used to the marker and paper, so it's a good idea to practice on it before the actual test.

Other than that, you can use earplugs if you want, but I think having stuff stuck in my ears for 3.5 hours is more annoying than a little background noise!
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by myohmy » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:20 pm
Both my test centers (one on the east coast, one on the west) offered noise canceling headphones (not earplugs). The centers were pretty quiet anyway, but they kept my ears warm!

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by capnx » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:35 pm
try visiting the test centre before hand to get a feel for the environment. my friend who took the exam in our city told me the computer room was Really really hot (no AC!!!). he almost fell asleep during the second half of verbal section, reading all those paragraphs