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Forming A Peer Study Group to Prepare for ATA’s Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Peer-based study groups are an effective way to prepare for ATA’s certification exam. Learn how one recent group was organized and administered, including recommended best practices for future groups.

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The Certification Exam: In Demand and On Demand!

By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

ATA recently launched its second year of offering the certification exam online. In 2021, we began partnering with ExamRoom.AI, an international remote testing platform, to…

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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 this…

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The Ins and Outs of the ATA Certification Exam

The ATA certification exam is rigorous and demanding. So, what can you do to prepare and—more importantly—pass the test? ATA certification attests to a high level of professional competence in producing an accurate and idiomatic translation. As expected, the exam…

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