Written Exam Preparation
Course Fee: $395
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts announced the 2023 Police Officer Exam application period from 10/31/22 through 1/17/23. The first written exam test date is scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2023 (thru April 1, 2023).
Based on the currently scheduled beginning exam date of Saturday, March 18, 2023, the instructional and practice question binder for this prep program will be mailed to registered students on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 with the online learning platform being accessible beginning Sunday, February 26, 2023 (20 days before the first known test date). Once a student begins the prep program, the student has 24/7 access to the online program to study at his or her convenience up to the day of the scheduled exam date.
CCS Test Prep® has the most comprehensive and focused prep course available for the Massachusetts statewide entry-level police exam. It is designed for serious students who are looking for the best test prep available. The program starts with Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Ret.) mailing each student a comprehensive binder of instructional and practice materials on February 15, 2023, then working with students using the CCS Test Prep® Online Learning Platform for the 20 days leading up to the actual exam. Along with videos and instructional lessons, students have the ability to complete online practice quizzes which are instantly scored. Each quiz includes an answer guide to ensure maximum retention and understanding. This focused approach has proven to be far superior to in-class lectures and has produced exceptional results.
The test is actually developed by a private, national vendor contracted by the State of Massachusetts. The PSI (Talogy) company has developed several versions the Law Enforcement Aptitude Battery (LEAB) for Massachusetts. The most common version of the LEAB consists of 3 distinct parts with a total of 240 questions administered with a 2.5-hour time limit. The 3 distinct parts. Part 1 is the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT) consisting of 30 questions. Part 2 is the Work Styles Questionnaire (WSQ) consisting of 135 trait assessment statements. Part 3 is the Life Experience Survey (LES) consisting of 75 questions. Candidates must achieve a high composite score on the examination to be included in a hiring process.
The CCS Test Prep® program for the Massachusetts (statewide) entry-level municipal police officer exam will be available to candidates up to the date and time of the actual exam.
For information regarding the the best test prep services provided by Critical Concepts and Strategies (CCS Test Prep®) for the Massachusetts entry-level police examination, please utilize the form below to submit an inquiry. CCS Test Prep® offers the most comprehensive and focused test prep available!
|The CCS Test Prep® Program|
This exam prep program is administered as follows:
Based on the currently scheduled first exam date of March 18, 2023, on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, registered students will be shipped a binder containing instructional material and practice questions to begin his or her studies.
Starting Sunday, February 26, 2023 (20 days of the first test date), registered students will be logged into the CCS Test Prep® online learning platform to begin the very focused program with 24/7 access to study at his or her convenience.
Part 1 – Cognitive Course: Students begin the online training program related to the cognitive portion of the exam on Sunday, February 26, 2023, and have continuous access 24/7 up to the time of the student’s scheduled exam date.
Part 2 – Trait Assessment Course: Students will be provided access to the Trait Assessment portion of the program 10 days prior to the student’s scheduled exam date and will have access 24/7 up to the time of the student’s scheduled exam date.
Part 3 Bio-Data Course: Students will be provided access to the Bio-data portion of the program 5 days prior to the student’s scheduled exam date, and will have access 24/7 up to the time of the student’s scheduled exam date.
Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Ret.) actively monitors student progression and performance in the course each day. This is an active course with real-time scoring and answer guides for the online quizzes. Likewise, Chief Paprota is available each day for consultation and guidance to ensure optimal understanding and performance.
Refund Policy: Due to the nature and structure of online training, there is a strict NO REFUND policy as of Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Any request for a refund prior to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, must be submitted in writing to Dr. David A. Paprota via email to [email protected] and is subject to a $75 administrative charge if approved..
For information regarding the exam preparation services provided by Critical Concepts and Strategies (CCS Test Prep®) for the Massachusetts statewide police officer examination, please utilize the CONTACT FORM below to submit an inquiry.
Dr. David A. Paprota will respond to your inquiry within 72 hours.
Unless otherwise indicated, you will be added to the CCS Test Prep® email list to receive updates from Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Ret.) regarding Massachusetts entry-level testing.