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Complete Postal Exam 473 & 473-C Training Program

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Listen and learn the quick & easy way. Audio CD assisted program featuring:
* Postal Exam Training Course Audio CD - your own personal test prep class
* Timed Practice Test Audi CD - the most realistic & convenient way to practice...
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Listen and learn the quick & easy way. Audio CD assisted program featuring:
* Postal Exam Training Course Audio CD - your own personal test prep class
* Timed Practice Test Audi CD - the most realistic & convenient way to practice
* Free live support - test prep answers & advice
* Free Postal Exam Newsletter
* 100% up-to-date with the new exam
* Six realistic practice exams
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What People Are Saying

D.P. National Postal Mail Handler Union
D. P., National Postal Mail Handlers Union
I teach Postal test prep classes at the union hall. I've always used T. W. Parnell's guides with success, and his guide for the 473 battery test is no exception. My students get fantastic scores on the 473 test after using his guides. I always recommend my students buy the guide with CD. Nothing beats practicing the strategies outlined in Mr. Parnell’s book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780940182271
  • Publisher: Pathfinder Distributing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Edition description: Book w/CD
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 101,423
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.65 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2007

    Worth the Money

    I purchased 2 books, this one and the 'award winning' postal book by someone else. Don't waste your $ on other publications. Buy Parnell's instead. It has Practice Answer Sheets in the back of the book that look more like the real exam. Parnell's answer sheets allow you to get more into the flow of penciling in answers, which is what is expected of you in a real test situation. He gives more tips than what you'll find in other publications. Offered practice exams for the Address Checking, Forms, Coding and even Memory. I wanted a book that would give me a thorough preparation - found it in this book. In my first exam, I finished so early on all the testing parts, that I had to time to proof my answer sheet while others were still trying to just finish.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2008

    If you are taking the exam, buy this book

    I purchased this book when I received my letter stating I was scheduled to take the 473 test. This book might seem to state the obvious, but in actuality it gives you the insight of what to expect on your exam day. The practice exams and methods used made it easy to know what to expect on test day. I'm not saying its was a breeze, but the study guide let me know where my deficiencies were and how to overcome them. For anyone taking the test for the first time, buy this book. It will be the best money you have spent in a long while.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2007

    Excellent Test Prep

    This test book ¿ and I bought study books from 3 other different publishers to have access to as many practice postal exams as possible ¿ was by far and away the BEST. I actually looked forward to my study sessions. The Training Course Audio CD made studying fun, and the Test Audio CD was an absolute godsend. Not only did Mr. Parnell offer loads of test-taking tips that the other authors didn't, his Test Audio CD gives an excellent simulation of the exam administration, from giving directions prior to taking the test through the test itself. It truly is the 'next best thing to being there', and worth the price alone. I would like to add that I enjoyed speaking with Mr. Parnell's associate. He was very helpful when I ordered the Test Scoring and Speed Marking pencils. I am glad I bought them as they which were so much better to use than regular #2¿s, faster and easier.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2007

    I got very satisfied score

    My name is Yu King, I am a restaurant owner I want to change my life style after running almost 20yrs of my business so I bought the 473 and 473-c Postal Office study guide with CDs and I got very satisfied score just on my first time 473 exam. I will 100% recommend every body should buy this book to study if you want to work for the Post Office.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 27, 2005

    10 Point Score Increase

    The first time I took the 473, I was not nearly as prepared as I should have been, and it showed in my test score. I passed, but just barely (72.80). I later had the opportunity to take the test 2 more times. Before taking these subsequent tests, I purchased this product. I studied the strategies, and took the realistic practice exams. I just got the score from one of these subsequent tests, and my score increased 10 points-to 82.50. I would definitely recommend this product to anyone seeking to increase their score on the exam. There is one CD in the package that you can use to time yourself exactly the way you would be timed on the real test. This feature alone is well worth the purchase price. The closer you can simulate the real test, the better prepared you are mentally.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2005


    I recently purchased this reviewer for my postal exam and thought it a excellent resource for my preparation. It was easy to read and understand and the audio CD's were a added bonus. I would use the first audio CD as a follow along while reading the book and in my car while driving. The second timed audio CD was excellent while practicing for the exam. I dident have to worry about having to start and stop my watch just press play and let the CD run. As proof about this study system I aced the test and am currently waiting for an interview. Anyone serious about working for the post office and getting the best score possible should consider this study guide.

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