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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoDave View Post
    Dude nice job!! So did you get a time for a oral or will they contact you at a later date?
    Thanks CODave! Negative on the oral time. I'm assuming they'll just contact individuals after the retakes are done in mid July.

    So now it's just a waiting game.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ljm View Post
    Just finished my PAT, 5:19. Section 1: 3:29, Section 2: 1:50.

    I have to say the proctors are there to help. If you want a pacer, they'll pace it, they'll call times/splits, whatever. I think the only thing they won't do is throw you on their back and run it for you.

    If you have any questions you think I can answer feel free to shoot me a PM or throw it up on the forum. Good luck all!
    nice job ljm, I took it today as well, got a 4:40. Looks like I'll be waiting for the oral as well. They aren't inviting for interviews until all the PAT's are done so it's going to be a while. On their website it says the oral will be in august.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtlp66 View Post
    nice job ljm, I took it today as well, got a 4:40. Looks like I'll be waiting for the oral as well. They aren't inviting for interviews until all the PAT's are done so it's going to be a while. On their website it says the oral will be in august.
    Congrats, that's a smoking time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtlp66 View Post
    nice job ljm, I took it today as well, got a 4:40. Looks like I'll be waiting for the oral as well. They aren't inviting for interviews until all the PAT's are done so it's going to be a while. On their website it says the oral will be in august.
    Hey, I noticed on another thread that you said you were from St.Louis area. Where at? I lived there too for about 11 years, and still go back quite a bit to see fam.

    Anyways, nice time man! Good luck on the orals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoDave View Post
    Dude nice job!! So did you get a time for a oral or will they contact you at a later date?
    According to their calendar on their website oral board invites don't go out until July 25th specifically. I posted the link below.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yjbrody View Post
    Hey, I noticed on another thread that you said you were from St.Louis area. Where at? I lived there too for about 11 years, and still go back quite a bit to see fam.

    Anyways, nice time man! Good luck on the orals.
    I graduated from Mizzou in 2009 and moved to STL (Clayton, more specifically) for about a year, got my EMT there and then moved back home to CO to go to P-school and be back with family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtlp66 View Post
    I graduated from Mizzou in 2009 and moved to STL (Clayton, more specifically) for about a year, got my EMT there and then moved back home to CO to go to P-school and be back with family.
    Nice. I lived in Webster Groves and went to UMSL. When I got my EMT-B, I did my clinical hours with Clayton FD. Awesome group of guys that got me hooked on this whole firefighting thing.

    Sorry for the hijack guys. Back to the regularly scheduled thread.
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    Took PAT today. 4:17. You are right, protrude are there to help answer any questions. Good luck! Kinda wish they kept the old time of 4 min

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    That's a monstrous time levirandall. I also took it today and got 5:18.
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    Thanks. Not bad yourself. 100% either way right

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    Anyone know the dates for oral boards? I got a 90 on test and 5:08 on PAT. The proctors were fantastic and really help push you. The run took everything I had...legs were spent and the last 1/8 I could barely see. Whew!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bkfelder View Post
    Anyone know the dates for oral boards? I got a 90 on test and 5:08 on PAT. The proctors were fantastic and really help push you. The run took everything I had...legs were spent and the last 1/8 I could barely see. Whew!
    They'll probably let us know after the PAT retakes have been finished.

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    Quote Originally Posted by levirandall View Post
    Thanks. Not bad yourself. 100% either way right
    Nice times guys!

    Good luck on the orals.

    Quote Originally Posted by bkfelder View Post
    Anyone know the dates for oral boards?
    Check the link to the calendar on post 26 above.
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    thanks. I should have read the calendar!

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    Anyone in the Aurora/Denver area who wants to get together and work on the oral boards?

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    From what I've read: get a tape recorder
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    Just took my PAT - 5:55 for a 92%. Not sure if I'm going to re-test or not, but I did just came off a 2 week vacation with little exercise and a lot of pizza and beer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 98Tacoma View Post
    Just took my PAT - 5:55 for a 92%. Not sure if I'm going to re-test or not, but I did just came off a 2 week vacation with little exercise and a lot of pizza and beer!
    Still a good score...for $35 and 4 weeks to train, might as well shoot for that 100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wonjun1025 View Post
    Anyone in the Aurora/Denver area who wants to get together and work on the oral boards?
    I'd take you up on the offer, but I'm in the Springs. Like Duron said though... tape recorder.
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