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    Quote Originally Posted by Exam 2000 View Post
    Hey guys, I need some help. I have a list number of 33xx with a score of 99 on exam 2000. Any opinions of when I might possibly start hearing from FD. Thanks..
    We have yet to have a class consist fully of Exam 2000 candidates. Once we have those numbers, which we believe will be the July 2014 class, it will give you an idea of what ratio of candidates are taking the job and provide you with an educated guess as to when you'll make it. My advice is to hang around and see what numbers go into these next two academy's. I also suggest checking on this forum routinely and seeing what news is popping up. You're enough in the dark through this process as it is, so having some guys shed light on a few things makes it easier to get to bed at night (maybe that's just me lol). Good luck.
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    Exam # - 2000
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    Quote Originally Posted by mocon337 View Post
    I'd guesstimate around Summer 2015 man. Anything could happen, but I feel like that's a reasonable estimate.
    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtk123 View Post
    We have yet to have a class consist fully of Exam 2000 candidates. Once we have those numbers, which we believe will be the July 2014 class, it will give you an idea of what ratio of candidates are taking the job and provide you with an educated guess as to when you'll make it. My advice is to hang around and see what numbers go into these next two academy's. I also suggest checking on this forum routinely and seeing what news is popping up. You're enough in the dark through this process as it is, so having some guys shed light on a few things makes it easier to get to bed at night (maybe that's just me lol). Good luck.
    Thank you..good luck to you also

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtk123 View Post
    We have yet to have a class consist fully of Exam 2000 candidates. Once we have those numbers, which we believe will be the July 2014 class, it will give you an idea of what ratio of candidates are taking the job and provide you with an educated guess as to when you'll make it. My advice is to hang around and see what numbers go into these next two academy's. I also suggest checking on this forum routinely and seeing what news is popping up. You're enough in the dark through this process as it is, so having some guys shed light on a few things makes it easier to get to bed at night (maybe that's just me lol). Good luck.
    He definitely said almost the exact same thing within 10 pages at most. Read people. When I first came to this site I read from the beginning just so I wouldn't be that guy asking the same question for the millionth time. Laziness people, it kills.
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    Three years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Exam 2000 View Post
    Hey guys, I need some help. I have a list number of 33xx with a score of 99 on exam 2000. Any opinions of when I might possibly start hearing from FD. Thanks..
    3-4 years.. wait and see what goes on with these next couple of classes. 33xx looks good because a lot of people seem to be getting knocked off. If they don't hit list number 2000ish by the end of 2015, then they might never reach 3000.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephenscm View Post
    he told me that she said that an appeal notice will come in the mail within the week or so and take it from there. im surprised not many people here have much info on the appeal process. i guess thats a good thing lol
    correct me if im wrong, but I believe I remember hearing when I went for my medical the 1st time, they told us if you fail the re-do of the stairs, you have ONE more chance within 30 days from the day you failed. They told us you can even come back as soon as the next day if you fail the re-do. I remember this because 1 candidate who failed at the medical had a real hard time just staying on for the 5 minutes, and he was concerned about being able to do 8 at the re-do.

    So your friend failed the re-do once, or he failed the re-do 2 times, and is now waiting for an appeal letter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    correct me if im wrong, but I believe I remember hearing when I went for my medical the 1st time, they told us if you fail the re-do of the stairs, you have ONE more chance within 30 days from the day you failed. They told us you can even come back as soon as the next day if you fail the re-do. I remember this because 1 candidate who failed at the medical had a real hard time just staying on for the 5 minutes, and he was concerned about being able to do 8 at the re-do.

    So your friend failed the re-do once, or he failed the re-do 2 times, and is now waiting for an appeal letter?
    I dont even know his whole situation. he just told me that he will receive an appeal notice in the mail.
    Exam: 2000
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    List #: 7XX
    Investigation: 9/26/13
    Medical: 10/10/13
    Psych: 10/11/13
    CPAT: 11/4/13
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    Sent my remaining paperwork to my investigator by e-mail, fax, and regular mail. She actually replied to my e-mail promptly. She said she received my paperwork and that she will review the paperwork with the rest of my file at a later date. Sounds like she hasn't even started looking into me but at least she replied back lol.
    Exam: 2000
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    I'm sorry maybe I am an ******* for saying this but if you can't do 8 mins on the stair master with the vest on, maybe a fireman isn't the greatest career path for that person. I believe the academy and day to day on the job is a million times more challenging.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brian_patrick View Post
    I'm sorry maybe I am an ******* for saying this but if you can't do 8 mins on the stair master with the vest on, maybe a fireman isn't the greatest career path for that person. I believe the academy and day to day on the job is a million times more challenging.
    I'm sorry maybe I'm an ******* as well for saying this ... But I agree with Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannypanigale View Post
    I'm sorry maybe I'm an ******* as well for saying this ... But I agree with Brian
    Saying you need to pass required steps to get a job doesn't make you guys ********....I think you're both right and pretty swell.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephenscm View Post
    I dont even know his whole situation. he just told me that he will receive an appeal notice in the mail.
    can you please find out and give us an update on this.

    I passed my re-do, 1 guy failed at the re-do, and he was waiting to see someone, while the ones that passed left.. None of the candidates asked him anything though about what's next.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomFromQueens View Post
    Sent my remaining paperwork to my investigator by e-mail, fax, and regular mail. She actually replied to my e-mail promptly. She said she received my paperwork and that she will review the paperwork with the rest of my file at a later date. Sounds like she hasn't even started looking into me but at least she replied back lol.
    that's good.. My investigator sucks. She didn't even look into my file when I called, she asked me "did you give me everything I need? ok good i'll call you then if I need anything".

    This is a problem, she shouldn't be asking me this, she should be looking into my folder. It's not my job to tell her I gave her everything she needs, because as far as I know, I THINK I gave her everything she needs, but she could of lost something, or could of forgot about something. I gave her everything she asked for, but it would of been nice if she could of atleast checked my file to make sure its all there nothing additional she needs.

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    I would consider the folks above me realists as opposed to *******s.

    That stairmaster test is nowhere near as demanding as pulling up on scene, jumping off the rig, walking possibly 150' to the lobby entrance or more and climbing 8 flights with a water can, hook, scba and full bunkers, in bulky heavy boots. (Or hose rollup and control bag for the engine)

    And to top it off, when you get up there you only fought half the battle. Its time to go to work and get the job done.

    Fact is that test is done under controlled conditions, in sneakers, with no weight on your legs themselves at a set speed interval (which is slower than id expect anyone to climb stairs at a job)

    I personally failed the first time around and im not ashamed of it. The actual heartrate requirement is idiotic. Nerves alone play too big a role in the testing process and get your heart rate cranking before you even set foot on the machine. There is no excuse for failing the 8 minutes though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brian_patrick View Post
    I'm sorry maybe I am an ******* for saying this but if you can't do 8 mins on the stair master with the vest on, maybe a fireman isn't the greatest career path for that person. I believe the academy and day to day on the job is a million times more challenging.
    100% right guys. The stairmaster isn't overly challenging , and there is absolutely no excuse to fail the 8 minute re-do. The heart rate thing, yeah it happens to a lot, no biggie, but not staying on for 8 minutes, no excuse. Even if you can't do the stairmaster for 8 minutes, there's no excuse to not buy a vest, and sign up at the sportsclub gym for the discounted membership and practice.

    Im in shape, but I've never done a stairmaster before, never worn a weight vest before this whole process started. when I 1st stepped on a stairmaster at the rock with 75 pounds, back in September, I was like Sh*t, this is pretty challenging. I better prepare so I KNOW im more than ready when the cpat and medical comes in the near future. So I bought a vest.

    I'll admit in the beginning, I couldn't stay on for 8 minutes with my 60 pound vest. but after building up, this medical was not only easy to do 8 minutes, but I came into it KNOWING I was going to pass, so I didn't even have to deal with being nervous. Had I not practiced, Nerves would of definitely been an issue at the re-do.

    There's no excuse for not being prepared for this. It's a Fire Fighter job, anyone who says they want the job, would be a fool to let it slip away because you couldn't buy a vest and spend a few hours at the gym each week to prepare.

    No offense, but if anyone fails the re-do twice, that should be it, gone, off the list. 1 more re-do, ok, shyt happens, maybe you just slipped and lost your balance on the machine, but if you fail 2x at staying on for 8 minutes, that should be it. gone. finito.
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    Hey guys, does anyone know how the academy is like,schedule-wise. For example, what time you get there, what time you get out, how many hours a day, how many days a week is it, stuff like that. Thank you guys for all the info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John246 View Post
    100% right guys. The stairmaster isn't overly challenging , and there is absolutely no excuse to fail the 8 minute re-do. The heart rate thing, yeah it happens to a lot, no biggie, but not staying on for 8 minutes, no excuse. Even if you can't do the stairmaster for 8 minutes, there's no excuse to not buy a vest, and sign up at the sportsclub gym for the discounted membership and practice.

    Im in shape, but I've never done a stairmaster before, never worn a weight vest before this whole process started. when I 1st stepped on a stairmaster at the rock with 75 pounds, back in September, I was like Sh*t, this is pretty challenging. I better prepare so I KNOW im more than ready when the cpat and medical comes in the near future. So I bought a vest.

    I'll admit in the beginning, I couldn't stay on for 8 minutes with my 60 pound vest. but after building up, this medical was not only easy to do 8 minutes, but I came into it KNOWING I was going to pass, so I didn't even have to deal with being nervous. Had I not practiced, Nerves would of definitely been an issue at the re-do.

    There's no excuse for not being prepared for this. It's a Fire Fighter job, anyone who says they want the job, would be a fool to let it slip away because you couldn't buy a vest and spend a few hours at the gym each week to prepare.

    No offense, but if anyone fails the re-do twice, that should be it, gone, off the list. 1 more re-do, ok, shyt happens, maybe you just slipped and lost your balance on the machine, but if you fail 2x at staying on for 8 minutes, that should be it. gone. finito.
    The problem is that this time around a numerous amout of people don't have the right knowledge of the whole process ... And that's fine because I didn't know, you didn't know and what you went and do you
    Went and prepared yourself ... Others don't care to prepare themselfs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gianni1028 View Post
    Hey guys, does anyone know how the academy is like,schedule-wise. For example, what time you get there, what time you get out, how many hours a day, how many days a week is it, stuff like that. Thank you guys for all the info.
    Objection.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ffbam24 View Post
    Objection.
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    haven't heard form you in a while, good to see your still around bam.

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