Demystifying ATA’s Certification Exam: Better Off “Literal” or “Free”?

By The ATA Chronicle | March 22, 2022

A common misconception about ATA’s certification exam is that candidates must translate literally or word-for-word to be successful. Even those who aren’t susceptible to…

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Taking and Preparing for ATA’s Online Certification Exam

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 15, 2022

New year, new goals. Each new year provides a blank slate for tackling personal and professional goals. Is studying for the ATA Certification Exam…

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Practical Tips for Taking ATA’S Certification Exam Online

By The ATA Chronicle | November 21, 2021

You can now take ATA’s certification exam online anywhere, but how does it really work? As a past exam taker, I would like to…

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Newsbriefs: September 30, 2021

By ATA | September 30, 2021

In This Issue: International Translation Day, Save on ATA62 Conference, Compensation Survey, Meet the Candidates, Trados Studio Beginner, B2BB: Directory Listing, ATA62 Division Events, Honors and Awards, ATA at Elevate Conf, The ATA Chronicle, and more.

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Certification Exam Study Groups

By ATA | August 2, 2021

The advent of the online ATA certification exam has led to increased interest in certification and in the establishment of study groups to prepare…

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The Online Exam Is Here!

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

ATA is excited to offer our certification exam online to complement our traditional in-person format. For the first time, members are now able to…

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The What and Why of Certification Exam Conditions

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

As we move toward an online version of ATA’s certification exam, some long-standing exam conditions will be changing—things like bringing your own dictionaries and…

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Four Myths about ATA’s Certification Exam

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 20, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. ATA’s certification exam was instituted in 1973. Its purpose is…

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Common Errors Found in the English>Spanish Certification Exam

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 31, 2020

Reblogged from The ATA Chronicle, with permission ATA certification continues to be a sought-after credential. As a way to prepare for this demanding exam,…

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12 Extra-Linguistic Skills You Need to Master before Taking ATA's Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | January 16, 2020

You’ve decided to take ATA’s certification exam. You’ve worked professionally as a translator for several years and you’ve taken (and passed) the practice test1…

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Common Errors Found in the English>Spanish Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | September 17, 2019

ATA certification continues to be a sought-after credential. As a way to prepare for this demanding exam, ATA has been offering practice tests for…

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ATA Certification Exam Preparation Workshops

By The ATA Chronicle | July 16, 2019

In recent years, ATA has focused on providing those individuals who are interested in becoming ATA-certified with opportunities to learn more about the exam…

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