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EPSO AST Abstract-Numerical-Verbal Reasoning Webinar

    • Expert verbal reasoning advice with lots of practice exercises
    • Numerical reasoning methodology
    • Abstract reasoning strategies, rule-finding tactics
    • Interactive tests, live question & answer blocks via chat
    • Recording available for two weeks plus free follow-up materials: written explanations, question & answer memo

“Thank you very much and congratulations on the excellent event! The information given was very useful  and the presenter knowledgeably answered all questions”
Edina, Hungary


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  • online, available from anywhere in the world

How to join:

  • apply and we send you the link to the event

How to ask questions:

  • via live chat during the event, via email after the event

Who should attend:

  • Assistants in the Secretarial Field (AST1)
  • Relevant for all AST 3 profiles:


  • Gabor Mikes (in English-language webinars)

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
  • Numerical reasining skill layers
  • Data interpretation, numerical reasoning
  • Estimation, calculation tactics
  • 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)




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I missed the live event but watched the recording. The overall content was very good. Particularly useful: understanding what skills/knowledge are being evaluated, list of links to other materials, section on time management.

Liam, United Kingdom