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Important note on the Kindle EditionIn an effort to provide the benefits of this study guide to the widest possible audience, we are offering the Kindle edition for the low price of $9.99 -- as well as offering the book for free as part of theMoreImportant note on the Kindle EditionIn an effort to provide the benefits of this study guide to the widest possible audience, we are offering the Kindle edition for the low price of $9.99 -- as well as offering the book for free as part of the Amazon Owners Lending Library (only available to Amazon Prime members). However, please note that the book includes a number of tables and other formatting features that despite our efforts do not translate perfectly into the Kindle format. Thus, we believe that the print edition is a better choice for most people (while still being affordably priced at approximately $25).FSOTThe Complete Study Guide to the Foreign Service Officer Test includes information about the test and foreign service, test-taking strategies and practice questions (including full explanations) and essay prompts.According to a Department of State presentation, only 8% of candidates that took the written exam in 2009 passed all three steps. This demonstrates how important it is to prepare appropriately for the exam. Further, if you fail the FSOT you will need to wait 12 months before being allowed to take the test again.Table of Contents:I. Introduction to the Foreign Service Officer Selection ProcessII. Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Written ExamIII. Foreign Service Oral Assessment (FSOA)IV. Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM)V. Practice Test I: Job Knowledge TestVI. Practice EssaysVII. Recommended LinksThe book includes a practice question set for the FSOT - Job Knowledge Section and several practice essay prompts.You can find a recommended reading list, and more information on the FSOT and our study guide at FSOTreview.comAdar Review commends you on your desire to join the Foreign Service and wish you success in the selection process, the FSOT and in your career.------------------------------------------------------------We are currently working on the 2014 edition of the book. We value our customers opinions and wish to integrate any recommendations you may have to improve the quality of the book and the value of this study guide for future candidates. Please share any comments or suggestions for improvements with us by email ([email protected]) or using the contact forms on our web site.