State Exam

I have been in school to becoming a Court Reporter for many, many years (8 or 9 Years). I am finally at the end of my schooling. Court Reporting is a really hard career. And it has taken a long time for me to complete. I graduated last June 2006 and went to the State Exam to get certified. It is a 3 part test. I passed 2 parts. I have been to the test 4 TIMES and have not been able to pass the last part of this exam.

The last time I posted on here was regarding the fact that I was going to be going again to retake the part of the test I have not passed. Well, that was on July 14th. I got my results back August 30th and did not pass AGAIN. This time I missed it just by only 2. It can get very discouraging and depressing. My instructors indicated that they wanted me to get a copy of my test to see if there is anything I can appeal being that I was close to passing this time around. They reviewed the test with me and said there are a few things I can challenge. The thing is, I don’t want to get my hopes up and then the State Board doesn’t grant it to me. My instructors say it won’t hurt to appeal and just try because they might just grant me the 2 errors and if they do then that means I am certified and can start working. So I am going to follow their advice and try.

The next State Exam is October 20th. I am planning on attending that test if I am not granted this appeal. This all has been wearing on me, and I have been trying to have faith, be strong and positive but the truth is I’ve been at this for many years and it’s really hard for me.

I am trying to be patient by thinking that our Lord must not be in a hurry for me to pass (He must have his reasons) and that I must accept what He wants for me right now. I understand that and want to obey that, but I need prayers for strength and patience. If God permits, I will pass this time.

Please continue to have me in your prayers for September 25th and October 20th and so that I can be patient and accept what our Lord wants out of me for this test and career.

Thanks again for being such awesome friends on here! You are all very suportive. Thank you for all you’ve done for me and my family and for hearing me when I need to talk.

God Bless you all.

State exams are stressful. Father, please hear the prayer I offer for Cagrl. She has worked so hard and so long for this opportunity. Help her Father, Give her the strength and focus she needs to pass this exam. Give her the courage to continue to try until the time is right. Your will be done Father. AMEN

Father, please have mercy on your child Cagrl, and grant her the grace required for the State Board to accept her appeal so that she can be Certified and be ready to work. I ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.

[LEFT]Praying on your behalf: [/LEFT]

[LEFT]Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom,
origin of all being, graciously let a ray of your light penetrate
the darkness of my understanding.[/LEFT]

[LEFT]Take from me the double darkness in which I have been born,
an obscurity of sin and ignorance.[/LEFT]

Give me a keen understanding, a retentive memory, and
[LEFT]the ability to grasp things correctly and fundamentally.[/LEFT]

[LEFT]Grant me the talent of being exact in my explanations
and the ability to express myself with thoroughness and charm.[/LEFT]

[LEFT]Point out the beginning, direct the progress, and help in the completion.[/LEFT]

[LEFT]I ask this through Christ our Lord, Amen.[/LEFT]

[LEFT]~St. Thomas Aquinas[/LEFT]

Praying, patience is my trouble spot at times too:thumbsup:

Thank you so much for taking the time to pray for me. :slight_smile:

May our Loving God always be with you and your families.:angel1:

St. Joseph of Cupertino is appealled to to pass examinations…I will keep you in daily prayer with him…

You are so kind. Thank you so very much!

Blessings to you.:signofcross:

One of my ongoing nightmares is that someday I’ll be forced to take a CPA exam again/.Most CPAs acknowledge "CPA " really stands for Can’t P*** Again.

If I were you I would appeal . You will be my prayers

Thanks, Estesbob. My appointment to start the appeal is a week from today on September 25th at 10 a.m. Please continue to pray for me!!

Thanks and God Bless you!

We are all praying!

That shoud have been Cant PASS again. i dont know how the ateriks got in there!

Praying for your success…

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