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NATS interview process

Old 18th Jun 2015, 08:41
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Anyone have heard of FEAST TEST TRAINING!!!

I was checking online for some tests and found this, is available in App Store & Google Play Store.
Anyone in here has tried it, is it worth? The price on App Store is 27.99. I'm just wondering if it's similar to what we'll have to do???
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 12:13
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RobertSaturn, I did some digging as well to see what I could use to practice for the stage 2 tests. I found out about that app (and a few more like it), but I don't think I'll be buying anything. From what I've read in forums, FEAST is designed to test your skills, rather than your preparation. I'd guess it's a bit like the online assessments, preparation doesn't matter nearly as much as being able to think quickly and clearly. That's why I don't think the investment is worth it.

However, I've been checking out some nice tools to get acquainted with the brain exercises/ATC stuff. There's a few that I've found to be interesting:

Airport Madness - multitasking, awareness

Lumosity - full of little games to test speed, attention, memory, etc. Some contents used to be free, I believe, now after an initial test you have to pay a subscription fee (about 7 a month)

And, of course, the NATS games

Btw, what do you think would be a nice score on those NATS games? I struggle with some more than others. In particular, what do you think would be a good score for the sequential memory and reactive avoidance tests?
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 18:51
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I'd be surprised if anyone has been stupid enough to pay that much to find out
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 09:26
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Some have had to play them. A lot.
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 09:54
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I thought Strip Display management as it was then was quite fun at the time. Not sure what I'd think now though.

I used lumosity, it was quite good to pass the time but probably did little to improve or change my scores to the nats tests.

I also played a lot of tetris (Free Tetris | Tetris Friends Online Games I think I used) which was a similar thing, a good way to pass the time but probably did nothing to imrpove my scores.
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 14:39
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Hi, Hanima!

I think you're right, everything is about reaction in this tests and brain as well!

About the NATS games, they are ok, with the cards game I can't go past tthe level with 5cards, that starts to be difficult to me; the other is ok, I managed close to 4000.

But never mind, everything in the test will be new, never heard or played, so indeed is all about us!

I'm going on 3rd August - GOOD LUCK TO ANYONE!!!
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Old 20th Jun 2015, 07:24
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Originally Posted by Kimmikins View Post
Some have had to play them. A lot.
Do you mean the super expensive ones?
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Old 20th Jun 2015, 20:57
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Originally Posted by sambatc View Post
Do you mean the super expensive ones?
I was referring to the NATS games.

As for the feast ones, I bought one, but it didn't really relate to the stage 2 tests. It had some memory style features, possibly some response ones, but nothing you can't find online. I don't think it gave me an advantage for the tests though!
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Old 21st Jun 2015, 16:57
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Originally Posted by Kimmikins View Post
I was referring to the NATS games.

As for the feast ones, I bought one, but it didn't really relate to the stage 2 tests. It had some memory style features, possibly some response ones, but nothing you can't find online. I don't think it gave me an advantage for the tests though!
Ah ok. No worries if the games don't help much, I heard you can flirt your way to a rating anyway...
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Old 23rd Jun 2015, 17:54
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Anyone else still getting the

There are no time slots available for this event. Please contact us so that we can consider alternative options.
message?

I wouldn't have been too bothered normally but I know several people have already been able to book their date.
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Old 23rd Jun 2015, 20:09
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There are no time slots available ........

no news.......

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Old 25th Jun 2015, 13:34
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NEW MESSAGE

There are no time slots available for this event as the date is fully booked. PLEASE KEEP HOLD OF YOUR INVITATION EMAIL AND CHECK BACK FOR NEW DATES. WHEN WE OPEN UP NEW DATES, YOU WILL BE SENT A REMINDER EMAIL.




ANYONE ELSE?

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Old 29th Jun 2015, 13:42
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I passed stage 3! So happy. Hope other people heard good news!
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 13:45
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Congratulations !! eyesickle1 !!!!
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 13:55
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Originally Posted by eyesickle1 View Post
I passed stage 3! So happy. Hope other people heard good news!
Congratulations!!
When did you get the email? I keep refreshing my inbox but nothing happens... I need to know!
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 14:00
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Manusa, tienes noticias??
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 14:00
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I got an e-mail saying I urgently had to contact NATS, turns out they had been trying to call me but they had my mobile number from 2 years ago which isn't my current, so had to e-mail first. Over the moon.
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 14:35
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I passed Stage 3 too! Start date December 7th pending medical.
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 14:51
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ooo congratulations freddles! I'm September 1st, need to sort myself out sharpish!
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Old 29th Jun 2015, 14:55
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I didn't think there'd be more than once course starting haha, I'd actually prefer 7th December as it gives me a bit more time to sort my life out before I start!
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