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    Default Any Minneapolis updates?

    I went there and applied in january, and since then ive heard nothing. Has anyone else who applied heard anything about the written test? I know the sheet says 23rd and 24th, but i thought they were going to give is one or the other as our assigned day to test. I thought by now i would have received some info in the mail. Anyone know what the deal is?

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    Also still waiting on the mail. It has to be coming out sometime soon. Guess its just a waiting game. I might give HR a call tomorrow to see what the deal is.

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    When I turned in the app they said they would mail out test dates in early march. So I guess this week sometime?

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    Did anybody hear anything about what's on the written, or what to study?

    I'm still waiting for my letter in the mail too...

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    I got something in the mail from them today, but it was just a reminder of the test prep days. Id kinda like to know what day im testing, so i can plan ahead for transportation, and if i need to miss any classes.

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    Took the test this morning. I thought it was pretty good, alot of psychology questions. What you did in high school bla bla bla....
    It took me 3 hours, but alot of people finished before that.
    I thought it was hard not to read into the questions, the other hard part now is to wait and find out. So until then I'll just 2nd guess my anwsers untill i get the results after May 15.

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    Well I took the minneapolis test and was extremely dissapointed on how easy it was. I was done in 1 hr. I kind of wish that they would make it harder so that they can weed out more people. They are taking the top 180 out of 1200 or so? There are going to be a lot of ties I think... ties that may go to whoever turned in their application first. Kinda dumb. Oh well, if anyone was EXPECTING (including me) to get on the dept. then we are all foolish. Good Luck everyone.

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    Has anyone heard from MPLS yet? I thought they said we should hear our written results sometime the week of May 14th. I havn't gotten anything thus far. Anybody know what taking so long?

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    Well i think someone, not really sure who, had said it could be end of May so even next week still. Sucks.. but the next process isnt for another month or so, so there is plenty of time once you know to prepare. Good luck everyone..

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    Word is the results are being sent out on or after the 29th.
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    I just got a letter from MPLS HR and it said that they will be mailing the results out after JULY 1st now.

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    Default Pass? Fail?

    Its been about 3.5 months since we took the written now. I still havn't heard anything yet. I understand they have some drama going o at the top right now but how does that change results of a simple written test. Any word on a timeline? Origionally the whole process was going to be done by August. I have tested a lot but I can't figure out what can be going on here.

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    Default I Made It!!!!

    My letter came on Saturday. I made it to the orals! Does anyone know if they still took the top 180? Good luck to everyone else!
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    Yep I got my results too, I'm goin to the orals as well.
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    If you donít mind me asking, Iím curious as to what you scored on the personality inventory/customer service portion of the test.

    I wonder how close the score is from 1st place to 180th place.

    Thanks, and good luck to you guys with the interviews!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SubWay1
    If you donít mind me asking, Iím curious as to what you scored on the personality inventory/customer service portion of the test.

    I wonder how close the score is from 1st place to 180th place.

    Thanks, and good luck to you guys with the interviews!
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    Yeah i'm not sure what I did wrong but my rank was 657 or something like that. Anyone have any ideas on what I could have done wrong or what? Congrats to everyone else though.

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    Good luck all!
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    acw, it helps to have minneapolis residency and prior military service. I have both and I'm ranked 38, probably a lot higher if I didn't have those extras. good luck to everyone who made it this far.

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    I still havn't recieved my results yet. I called HR Friday with reply no yet. Did you guys that passed have the 5 residency points? I had them and hopefully that will put me over the top. Also, when are the orals and the physical abilities test? I was doing pretty good being patient but I am now getting anxious again. Any idea on what the passing score was for the apptitude part of the test was?

    Ill let you know when I hear.

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    Post #17 and #68

    I personally know the guys that are numbered as above, they are not residents or veterans so I don't think that those things had much to do with it. Also, coming from a Captain, he thinks that your rank on the test will not have anything to do with your final rank. He has heard that the interview will be 43% of the final rank. He also was on the interview panel last time. Just thought you guys would want to know that.

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    Where does the other 57 percent of the score come from? Does anyone know what company is putting on the fire department interview?

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    Default Stress!

    I still havn't recieved my results and its been nearly 2 weeks. I called HR and they put another copy in the mail on Tues. Hope to hear soon. Can any of you guys that are moving on tell me when the next phase is? I am getting nervous that I won't have time to submit time off if the next part is in Aug. Please reply if you know the next dates. Thanks....

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    My structured interview is scheduled for Wednesday, August 9th.

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    Two weeks since results were mailed out and I havn't got a letter yet. My brother hasn't either. I called HR and the lady said she would re-mail on tues but nothing yet. I have tried to call her today but she isn't anwsering or returning calls. I don't know what to do. If interviews are next week and I don't get a letter till next week Im worried Ill be a day late and a dollar short. Any suggestions?

    There seems to be only one person that handles all the results and she isn't being real helpful and I don't want to hassle her. this is my dream job and I think this is the first time mail has been screwed up for me. What timing!

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