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How do I apply for U.S. Postal Service jobs and exams?

You can apply for USPS jobs and Post Office exams online anytime you want. Here's how ...

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Where can I find Postal exam dates?

There's no such thing as Postal test dates anymore. You can apply for Post Office jobs and exams anytime you want. Here's the up-to-date info.

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How do I contact the Postal Service if I have an application or testing problem?

The Post Office recruitment section is incredibly difficult to contact and not available by phone at all, but you can reach them by email.

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What kind of Postal exam score do I need to get a USPS job?

The short answer is that you need one of the top 3 scores. Here are facts that should indicate if you made it to the top 3.

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How often can I take or retake the Post Office exam?

You can only take the four news tests that are now used to fill over 90% of all jobs once a year whether you pass or fail the first time. These are the four new tests ...

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Can I choose a Post Office exam test date that fits my schedule?

You can indeed chose your own Post Office exam test date and time within certain parameters. Here’s how …

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How long is my Post Office exam score valid?

Historically Post Office exam scores have been valid 6 years, but that may be changing due to revisions underway with their hiring and testing program. We are monitoring developments and will post updated info as needed ...

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How long is the Post office exam?  How many questions are there?

The most popular tests are exams 474, 475, 476 & 477 that are now used to fill over 90% of all jobs. These are the four new tests that were launched in April 2019 to replace old exam 473. All four of these exams last about 45 minutes

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What is on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474) / Postal Exam 474?

There are three sections on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474), also called Postal Exam 474, all of which consist of bizarre questions which are answered in a very odd fashion. It is not unusual for applicants to fail because they never really understand the questions or how to answer them.

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What is on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MH (475) / Postal Exam 475?

There are four sections on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MH (475), also called Postal Exam 475, most of which consist of bizarre questions which are answered in a very odd fashion. It is not unusual for applicants to fail because they never really understand the questions or how to answer them.

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What is on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MP (476) / Postal Exam 476?

There are four sections on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MP (476), also called Postal Exam 476, most of which consist of bizarre questions which are answered in a very odd fashion. It is not unusual for applicants to fail because they never really understand the questions or how to answer them.

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What is on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - CS (477) / Postal Exam 477?

There are four sections on USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - CS (477), also called Postal Exam 477, most of which consist of bizarre questions which are answered in a very odd fashion. It is not unusual for applicants to fail because they never really understand the questions or how to answer them.

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How long is USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474)? How many questions are there?

USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474), also called Postal Exam 474, consists of 3 sections and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Following are the number of questions on this test.

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How long is USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MH (475)? How many questions are there?

USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MH (475), also called Postal Exam 475, consists of 4 sections and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Following are the number of questions on this test.

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How long is USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MP (476)? How many questions are there?

USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - MP (476), also called Postal Exam 476, consists of 4 sections and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Following are the number of questions on this test.

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How long is USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - CS (477)? How many questions are there?

USPS Virtual Entry Assessment - CS (477), also called Postal Exam 477, consists of 4 sections and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Following are the number of questions on this test.

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What is on Postal Exam 473/473E?

Overview of the five sections of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to detail pages for each section and online resources.

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What is on the Personal Characteristics & Experience Inventory Section of Postal Exam 473/473E?

Full detail on the content of the Personal Characteristics & Experience Inventory section of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to online resources.

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What is on the Address Checking Section of Postal Exam 473/473E?

Full detail on the content of the Address Checking section of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to online resources.

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What is on the Forms Completion Section of Postal Exam 473/473E?

Full detail on the content of the Forms Completion section of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to online resources.

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What is on the Coding Section of Postal Exam 473/473E?

Full detail on the content of the Coding section of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to online resources.

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What is on the Memory Section of Postal Exam 473/473E?

Full detail on the content of the Memory section of Postal Exam 473/473E with links to online resources.

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What is the difference between Post Office exams 473 and 473E?

Post Office exam 473 no longer exists. It was replaced by Postal exam 473E in 2008. These almost duplicate test names cause much confusion, and there is a great deal of obsolete exam info still in circulation.

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