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    Displayname when you say physical do you mean medical or cpat?


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    I'm a little down right now with all the talk of low 300's not making it in July. Still doing my 1.5 mile under 12 minutes though. I hate running but I'm doing 25-30 miles a week. Sucking it up. My best 1.5 mile was 11:36. Not setting any records or anything but it's good for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ireedmymail View Post
    I'm a little down right now with all the talk of low 300's not making it in July. Still doing my 1.5 mile under 12 minutes though. I hate running but I'm doing 25-30 miles a week. Sucking it up. My best 1.5 mile was 11:36. Not setting any records or anything but it's good for me.
    Trust me man, as someone who's been on this roller coaster for about 7 years you can't let every post swing you one way or the other. You'll drive yourself crazy about a rumor or estimation that probably isn't even true. And don't pay attention to the investigators estimates they don't know anymore about what list number will be reached than we do, they are just there to investigate your history not speculate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by myles8683 View Post
    Displayname when you say physical do you mean medical or cpat?
    My CPAT is coming up in a few days and my psych already passed. My medical has not been scheduled.

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    Hey means cpat

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    Ok so I kind of screwed up. My list # is 36## I'm not a resident so didn't get any points there but I am Medically retired from the Army. I had a few issues when I got home from the war but that's beside the point. I didn't claim disabled in fears that it would hurt my interview and background. So I got the 5 points for being a vet but I just found out its illegal for them to not hire on the fact I'm considered disabled by the Army as long as I pass everything else. So here's my ? is it to late to call or write and have them add the 5 extra points because that would push my score up to a 104 or am I SOL? Thanks in advance I appreciate the help.

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    I have a quick question for the guys who received the letter and medical disclosure for the cpat course given by DCAS. On the medical disclosure form on the first line in the bottom it states " To be signed by a physician if you have any of the conditions listed on the reverse side or if you believe you may not be physically or medically fit to take the test." I took that as if I do not have any of these conditions then I do not need to get it signed by a doctor. Am I right? I don't want to show up to find out that I needed to get this signed even though the statement doesn't indicate that. What do you guys think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY-USCG View Post
    I have a quick question for the guys who received the letter and medical disclosure for the cpat course given by DCAS. On the medical disclosure form on the first line in the bottom it states " To be signed by a physician if you have any of the conditions listed on the reverse side or if you believe you may not be physically or medically fit to take the test." I took that as if I do not have any of these conditions then I do not need to get it signed by a doctor. Am I right? I don't want to show up to find out that I needed to get this signed even though the statement doesn't indicate that. What do you guys think?
    I interpreted the letter the same way you did. I think you're fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY-USCG View Post
    I have a quick question for the guys who received the letter and medical disclosure for the cpat course given by DCAS. On the medical disclosure form on the first line in the bottom it states " To be signed by a physician if you have any of the conditions listed on the reverse side or if you believe you may not be physically or medically fit to take the test." I took that as if I do not have any of these conditions then I do not need to get it signed by a doctor. Am I right? I don't want to show up to find out that I needed to get this signed even though the statement doesn't indicate that. What do you guys think?
    That form is confusing. It states that, but it also states that it has to be signed by your primary doctor to actually take the CPAT. My doctor signed mine, but I also informed her to write up a letter stating that I am physically fit to take the CPAT, just in case.

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    Thanks for the replies guys. That form isn't clearly written. For now I won't get it signed and see what happens on Tuesday. If there is any issues I'll make sure to update people on the forum. Good luck everyone
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    Quote Originally Posted by ARMYVET211 View Post
    Ok so I kind of screwed up. My list # is 36## I'm not a resident so didn't get any points there but I am Medically retired from the Army. I had a few issues when I got home from the war but that's beside the point. I didn't claim disabled in fears that it would hurt my interview and background. So I got the 5 points for being a vet but I just found out its illegal for them to not hire on the fact I'm considered disabled by the Army as long as I pass everything else. So here's my ? is it to late to call or write and have them add the 5 extra points because that would push my score up to a 104 or am I SOL? Thanks in advance I appreciate the help.
    Coming from a fellow vet..i would call them up and get them to give you the 5 extra points if i were in your shoes..but thats just my opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by ARMYVET211 View Post
    Ok so I kind of screwed up. My list # is 36## I'm not a resident so didn't get any points there but I am Medically retired from the Army. I had a few issues when I got home from the war but that's beside the point. I didn't claim disabled in fears that it would hurt my interview and background. So I got the 5 points for being a vet but I just found out its illegal for them to not hire on the fact I'm considered disabled by the Army as long as I pass everything else. So here's my ? is it to late to call or write and have them add the 5 extra points because that would push my score up to a 104 or am I SOL? Thanks in advance I appreciate the help.

    You're good man. Just write them a letter stating you are requesting the 5 extra points be added to your score. I just did it about 2 weeks ago and I moved up in the 104 range. Im not medically retired tho. Just have the 10% disability. My number got moved up and the very next week I was being called for interview. But I'm stuck in Afghanistan so I had to defer my appointments until I get back. I wasn't expecting it to work that quick. But you need to get on it soon, they're about to "establish" the list and after they do that, they won't change anymore scores, then you will be SOL.

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    Can somebody explain the actual hiring. After all appointments are made and passed you wait to be offered a spot in a class or how does that work? And if that's the case, how long is it from the time they notify you of wanting to hire you until the first day of class?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY-USCG View Post
    I have a quick question for the guys who received the letter and medical disclosure for the cpat course given by DCAS. On the medical disclosure form on the first line in the bottom it states " To be signed by a physician if you have any of the conditions listed on the reverse side or if you believe you may not be physically or medically fit to take the test." I took that as if I do not have any of these conditions then I do not need to get it signed by a doctor. Am I right? I don't want to show up to find out that I needed to get this signed even though the statement doesn't indicate that. What do you guys think?
    Only get it signed if you have a medical condition that is on the front of the notice, if not, just bring it with you. Sign both notices, when you get there, and don't forget the money order $25 (fill everything out when you get there).
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    Quote Originally Posted by vekdoggs75 View Post
    A friend of mine is 6 years on and has a horrific stutter. I wouldn't worry about it unless you plan on becoming commish down the road.
    I actually do plan on moving up in ranks, commissioner is aiming for the stars but ya never know Lol! Thanks a lot

    And for all the people who will miss the july class, will we still go through all the works? I have my physical in a few weeks, list # low 700s, will i also take the medical,psych and background, it'll feel good to get it out the way and just stay outta trouble and injury free till jan, hopefully
    stay positive

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnatchBK View Post
    I actually do plan on moving up in ranks, commissioner is aiming for the stars but ya never know Lol! Thanks a lot

    And for all the people who will miss the july class, will we still go through all the works? I have my physical in a few weeks, list # low 700s, will i also take the medical,psych and background, it'll feel good to get it out the way and just stay outta trouble and injury free till jan, hopefully
    stay positive
    I'm in the same boat as you. I've done my investigation and I've just recently received my CPAT dates in the mail with a list number in the low 400's.

    I would think that they would want us to take our medicals and psych tests as close to our hiring as possible just so they have an up to date and accurate reading. Which also kinda doesn't make sense considering we got our CPAT dates. I believe since the CPAT testing is run by DCAS, and not directly through the FDNY, they may handle things differently. What I don't get is, what If i take my physical in May and by the time January rolls around I'm fat and out of shape. (will NOT happen, just saying). I don't have an answer to your question because I was wondering the same thing but I would suspect that they want the testing done close to when we are hired.

    Anyone part of 6019 run into this awkward stage in the hiring process?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtk123 View Post
    I'm in the same boat as you. I've done my investigation and I've just recently received my CPAT dates in the mail with a list number in the low 400's.

    I would think that they would want us to take our medicals and psych tests as close to our hiring as possible just so they have an up to date and accurate reading. Which also kinda doesn't make sense considering we got our CPAT dates. I believe since the CPAT testing is run by DCAS, and not directly through the FDNY, they may handle things differently. What I don't get is, what If i take my physical in May and by the time January rolls around I'm fat and out of shape. (will NOT happen, just saying). I don't have an answer to your question because I was wondering the same thing but I would suspect that they want the testing done close to when we are hired.

    Anyone part of 6019 run into this awkward stage in the hiring process?
    All parts of the hiring process are good for the life of the list except for the medical which expires after a yr. When we were processing for 6019 most people did 2 medicals while a few did 3. I could see them giving people medicals for the Jan class prob beg end may/june I would think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SnatchBK View Post
    will i also take the medical,psych and background, it'll feel good to get it out the way and just stay outta trouble and injury free till jan, hopefully
    stay positive

    from what I've seen they're only now up to around OC list #150 for the medicals. Low 700s prob means you have a few months before they get to you. I was hoping to have mine sometime in the last two weeks of May but if I'm not making the July class then that most likely won't happen.


    Quote Originally Posted by Mtk123 View Post
    what If i take my physical in May and by the time January rolls around I'm fat and out of shape. (will NOT happen, just saying). I don't have an answer to your question because I was wondering the same thing but I would suspect that they want the testing done close to when we are hired.

    Anyone part of 6019 run into this awkward stage in the hiring process?

    I think that's why the 1.5M run days before you swear in was instituted. If for what ever reason you end up taking your medical several months before your class, that run is their last test before they let you in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcfd31 View Post
    All parts of the hiring process are good for the life of the list except for the medical which expires after a yr. When we were processing for 6019 most people did 2 medicals while a few did 3. I could see them giving people medicals for the Jan class prob beg end may/june I would think.
    That really sucked. The feeling of passing each of those medicals, the run, and then not getting on is easily the most disappointing feeling of my life

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    That form is definitely written poorly because it says to have it signed if there are any conditions, and then it says that it is to be signed by the doctor giving the ok to do the test. It's almost like they forgot to put a section in there. Also it says that the conditions are listed on the reverse side but they are actually on the same side. I brought it to my doctor to have it signed regardless because I'd rather not show up to the test and then not be able to take it due to no doctor signature.

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