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Posts tagged "exam" within Exam Preparation Blog

Re-Test Anxiety...Trying it a second time

By April Merritt on Monday, April 18, 2011


We’ve talked here before about test anxiety and how to deal with it. But those candidates who are re-testing because they were unsuccessful on their first exam often experience a different kind of anxiety as well – re-test anxiety.




Test Anxiety...again!

By April Merritt on Monday, March 07, 2011


Nearly everyone experiences some form of test anxiety. For some people it pushes them to study harder. For others test anxiety is debilitating, especially when it affects exam performance. So how do you deal with it?




But can you talk about it?

By April Merritt on Monday, February 14, 2011


You’ve read your manuals…you’ve reviewed your flashcards…you’ve even memorized a whole bunch of muscles…but can you talk about what you know?




The New 4th Edition Personal Trainer Certification Exam...

By April Merritt on Monday, December 20, 2010


There have been some rumors and thoughts that as ACE launched the new 4th edition Personal Trainer materials there would be a brand new 4th edition certification exam as well. I’ve even heard people talking about the 3rd edition test versus the 4th edition test, and discussion about how soon candidates need to sign up for their exam to still get the 3rd edition test. We're here to set the record straight.




Questions? I've got lots of questions but I want more...

By April Merritt on Monday, November 22, 2010


Almost all candidates want to test their knowledge ahead of time. They want to see how they are doing, how much they comprehend, and find out what isn’t sticking in their brain. This is where sample questions come in handy. Now, not the typical raise your hand in class questions, but the more formal pre-tests, end of chapter questions, etc.




Exam Prep Blog CliffsNotes

By April Merritt on Monday, November 15, 2010


The Exam Prep Blog has been up and active for a year and a half so far. That’s about 70 entries – a whole bunch for candidates to go through, especially the first time you encounter the blog (hint, you aren’t supposed to read it all at once, some posts aren’t relevant until later in your studies).




What Percent Do I need to Pass the Certification Exam?

By April Merritt on Tuesday, May 04, 2010


I hear this question from exam candidates frequently and the short answer is…I can’t give you an exact percent. But I can give you some details about how the certification exam is scored.




Test Anxiety

By April Merritt on Monday, June 22, 2009


Worried about taking the ACE exam? Check out these helpful tips to conquer anxiety.