The Ultimate EU Test Book Assistant (AST) Edition 2016 is designed specifically for those preparing for Assistant and Secretaries (SC) level European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) competitions to be eligible for jobs in the EU institutions. (Note: A separate edition is available for Administrator exams.)The focus is on the so-called pre-selection tests as this is where the great majority of candidates fail. There are chapters on the skills and shortcuts needed in tackling verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning questions, with comprehensive practice exercises designed to simulate AST-level competitions. Multiple choice questions are accompanied by detailed answer explanations to enable you to understand your mistakes and improve your speed and accuracy. The book also includes situational judgement tests, with practice scenarios as well as the tests in prioritising and organising, and in accuracy, faced by AST candidates. Other chapters describe the EPSO exam process from start to finish and explain the competencies tested and exercises faced by those who win through to the Assessment Centre.Used by thousands of candidates every year, The Ultimate EU Test Book is an absolute must in preparing for your EPSO exams.