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BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« on: July 03, 2012, 08:51:04 AM »
Anyone have an idea on the turn-a-round time for grading the new format tasting exam?
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2012, 12:50:46 PM »
I've been hearing it is faster. Assuming that is so the return should be faster. If I tell you 6 months you won't be disappointed when it takes less  ;D
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2012, 07:12:38 PM »
It's been about a month so only five more to wait... That's better than nothing. Thanks.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2012, 08:31:12 AM »
I'm coming up on six months since I took the legacy exam (in Jan) so I figure that you might not see shortened turnaround times until the legacy exams clear the system.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2012, 10:19:52 AM »
I've been hearing it is faster. Assuming that is so the return should be faster. If I tell you 6 months you won't be disappointed when it takes less  ;D

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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 01:53:36 PM »
The first exam given under the new format was closed in less than two months.

I would love for this to be a trend, but as of now it's a single data point.  Should know more within the next week or so.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2012, 05:16:10 AM »
The first exam given under the new format was closed in less than two months.

I would love for this to be a trend, but as of now it's a single data point.  Should know more within the next week or so.
Thanks Gordon!  I am excited/nervous to find out my results.  I think two, even three months is more than reasonable considering the grading is not straight forward.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2012, 12:33:01 PM »
I took the exam on April 21st and am still awaiting my results.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2012, 08:55:26 PM »
The first exam given under the new format was closed in less than two months.

I would love for this to be a trend, but as of now it's a single data point.  Should know more within the next week or so.

Do you mean that the first written proficiency exam was turned around in less than two months?
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2012, 04:40:24 AM »
No, the tasting exam.  Had several more just close as well.  There have been relatively few written exams given under the new system (which was one of our goals).  But the new tasting exams seem to be closing much faster than the older format exam.  We still have some of those open for 6+ months, including one from November.  That's unacceptable.
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Re: BJCP Tasting Exam Grading
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2012, 05:05:05 AM »
I received an email with an ID and password from the BJCP on Tuesday and  I took my exam on June 9th.  Very impressed!  Now I just have to wait for the next monthly website update.
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