KeyboardRe: the keyboard pictured in the previous post.  It's nice, it's got pretty colors, it seems helpful. Here's what they say:  Don't use it. Don't waste time figuring it out.  Go with what you know.  Go with what you practiced with.  Use the mouse.

To get a fuller sense of what you'll encounter, techwise, at your testing center, try poking around on the Pearson VUE site or on You'll find details about onscreen experience--the interface, the buttons, the timer, etc.--and about the in-the-room experience, which can vary center to center. Policies about snacks and whatnot are good to have a handle on before you go in. Let some unexpected exam question be the most surprising thing you encounter during your exam time.

Good luck!

February 10, 2009
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