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Feb
12

How Do You Learn Best?

Water Brothers Podcast How do you learn best? In this episode, the Water Brothers discuss the different learning styles and how to play to your strength when learning new material while preparing to pass a state water or wastewater operator license exam. Links: Learning Style Assessment How to Prepare to Pass

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Feb
11

BOD Problem – Wastewater Math

Learn how to solve a BOD Problem in this video. Additional Resources If you are preparing for an exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses.

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Feb
11

Chlorine Demand | Texas Class D Water Math

Learn how to calculate Chlorine Demand in this video. This is an example of our Five-Step Approach to solving math problems. Additional Resources Take a FREE Class D Water License Practice Test. If you are preparing for a Texas License exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Texas […]

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Feb
04

Pass Your Water Operator License Exam – Introduction

Water Brothers Launch Podcast I am excited to announce the launch of the Water Brothers podcast. I am Joe Kerschner, President of American Water College and I will be joined on the podcast by my brother Jay Kerschner, who serves as the executive director of American Water College. Our goal with this podcast is to […]

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Oct
29

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 9 of 10

Practice for Test Day Some people experience “test anxiety” when they enter the room to take their certification exam. One way to overcome or at least minimize this reaction is to practice for the exam. When I was younger and playing baseball, my coach used to yell to us while we were on the practice […]

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Oct
22

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 8 of 10

In part 2 of this series, we talked about how you learn best.  We addressed different learning styles including auditory, visual and tactile.  Regardless of your learning style, experience shows that your ability to use all three styles in your learning improves your chances of success. Visual Study Aids You’ve no doubt heard the old […]

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Oct
15

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 7 of 10

Spaced Repetition Using Flashcards Using flashcards to study for your water treatment and wastewater treatment certification and license exams is an excellent way to learn the subject matter that appears regularly on these tests. This is a time proven method that enables the student to focus his or her study time on material that is […]

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Oct
08

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 6 of 10

Learn the Language Next to mastering the subject of math, learning the language of the water or wastewater field is the quickest way to get a broad understanding of the subject matter covered on certification and license exams. If you don’t understand what the words on the test mean, you can’t play the game. But […]

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