How Long Can You Afford To Hold Back On Your EPSO Assessment Centre Preparation? - Time to make a Start!

Home Webinars AD Abstract & Verbal Reasoning

Notify me of new events!

EPSO AD Abstract and Verbal Reasoning Webinar

  • Detailed verbal reasoning methodology with lot of practice exercises
  • Abstract reasoning strategies, rule-finding tactics
  • Interactive tests, live question & answer blocks via chat
  • Recording available for 50 days after purchase
  • Free follow-up materials: written explanations, question & answer memo

"Very useful. It's a nice feature to ask questions directly. It became a lot clearer how to prepare and it gave me more confidence."
Marcel (Netherlands)


  • Check upcoming training dates above


  • online, available from anywhere in the world

How to join:

  • apply and we send you the link to the recording and background materials

How to ask questions:

  • via chat during live events, Q&A memo available with recording purchases

Who should get it:

  • Candidates in the EPSO/AD/230/12 (AD5) and EPSO/AD/232/12 (AD7)  competitions for administrators - all profiles:
    • European Public Administration
    • Law
    • Audit
    • Communication
    • External Relations


  • Gabor Mikes

Topics covered:

  • How are verbal reasoning tests designed?
  • Verbal reasoning statement types
  • The role of syntax in text passages
  • Recommended reading order in verbal reasoning
  • Typical traps: generalisation, over-specification, outside knowledge, assumptions
  • How are abstract reasoning tests designed?
  • Building blocks, patterns, rules
  • Rule-finding strategies
  • Answer-finding tactics: elimination, image generation
  • Typical rules and patterns: shapes, fills, movements, location
  • Several qustion & answer blocks
  • Written explanations sent after the webinar
  • Question & Answer memo sent after the webinar

Technical information:

  • Available on any internet-connected computer in the world
  • Live questions via chat
  • Browser: Firefox 3 or above, or Internet Explorer 6 or above, Google Chrome
  • Voice via computer speakers or headset
  • Only full payment of participation fee can secure your place
  • No cancellation possible after payment
  • Arboreus reserves the right of cancelling the event until 5 business days before the event with full refund of the participation fee
  • Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, 7 or Mac OS X
  • Preferably cable or fast internet connection
  • Adobe Flash player (already installed on 98% of computers worldwide)
  • Maximum number of participants: 50 (globally)



Featured articles

You are the best online tool on the market!

Cristina (Spain)