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Step 4: Preparing for the Academy

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Step 4: Preparing for the Academy

Mental Conditioning

It is extremely stressful to prepare for a manipulative exam knowing that if you don’t perform you will lose your job. Everyone in the academy has to perform to the minimum standards. There are NO exceptions. Being able to perform under pressure is critical. Remember, the training staff is there to help you be successful. The department has invested time and believes in you. It’s up to you to perform.

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