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Jamoba Black
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I am planing the schedule of the exam. Which time is better? I mean with less disturb. It seems this season, the test centre is always full.

How about 14:00, which is the last one, might be better? Because no more people come in, only people leave.

I am assuming when people come in and prepare to start a test, they make more noise than leaving, as they need to ask some questions to the officer.

What's you guys' opinion?
 
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Jamoba Black wrote:
How about 14:00, which is the last one, might be better? Because no more people come in, only people leave.

That is a good theory. You might call the test center and ask what would be the quietest day and time. Where I am, every little technical school offers the exams and the testing rooms are empty. The schools mostly teach stuff like diesel mechanics
 
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Guillermo Ishi wrote:
Jamoba Black wrote:
How about 14:00, which is the last one, might be better? Because no more people come in, only people leave.

That is a good theory. You might call the test center and ask what would be the quietest day and time. Where I am, every little technical school offers the exams and the testing rooms are empty. The schools mostly teach stuff like diesel mechanics


You are lucky. I am in a big city, yes, big for Canada. All the test center is not idle at this season.
 
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I live in Belgium which is very small compared to Canada. I always book the same test centre for my exams. Simply because I know the environment, never had a bad experience and I know the test room is not that big (at most 10 computers).

When I took my most recent exam (OCA7), there were 2 other persons taking an exam as well. And I always choose a time which is convenient for me (e.g. not too early so I have a good night's sleep). I always try to make as little noise as possible when entering or leaving, so I assume others will do the same.

At the registration desk I have a small conversation with the officer to take care of all administration. Then I get a chance to have a (final) drink, go to the bathroom and/or put all my belongings in a locker. Once I'm ready to take the exam, I get some erasable sheets and a dry erase marker. And then we enter the testing room, the officer logs me in, says "Good luck!" and leaves the room. Not the time nor the place for some small talk
 
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Roel De Nijs wrote:I live in Belgium which is very small compared to Canada. I always book the same test centre for my exams. Simply because I know the environment, never had a bad experience and I know the test room is not that big (at most 10 computers).

When I took my most recent exam (OCA7), there were 2 other persons taking an exam as well. And I always choose a time which is convenient for me (e.g. not too early so I have a good night's sleep). I always try to make as little noise as possible when entering or leaving, so I assume others will do the same.

At the registration desk I have a small conversation with the officer to take care of all administration. Then I get a chance to have a (final) drink, go to the bathroom and/or put all my belongings in a locker. Once I'm ready to take the exam, I get some erasable sheets and a dry erase marker. And then we enter the testing room, the officer logs me in, says "Good luck!" and leaves the room. Not the time nor the place for some small talk


I originally planned to buy the official practice test from Kaplan with additional $50. But when I was told that the practice test is not be done in the Test Centre, I gave up. $50 for just a "home" work, it sounds a bit cher for me.
I once visited this centre a few months ago. The girl in the Test Centre is kind and sweet. Six computer in one room. Hope to have a quiet environment then.
 
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Jamoba Black wrote:I once visited this centre a few months ago. The girl in the Test Centre is kind and sweet. Six computer in one room. Hope to have a quiet environment then.

Visiting the test centre in advance is a very wise thing to do. And with 6 computers in 1 room, you probably will have a quiet environment to take your exam. Best of luck!
 
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