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Testimonials

There is no doubt that without taking your classes, we would have not placed #1 and #2 respectfully on the promotional list.
Keith Green and Ferdinand Mather, Hamilton Township New Jersey Fire District

I attended your prep class for Lieutenant and came out 3rd out of 44. I've since been promoted and am preparing for the upcoming Captain's Exam. You're class was a tremendous help.
Kevin Brady Jr, Linden New Jersey

The professional approach and quality is second to none, Thanks!
Tom Zack Greenwich CT

Thank you!!!
Battalion Chief Steven Woodworth City of Atlanta GA.

New website looks great Mike, good luck with it. Just another note, I went to DOP to review my oral presentations and found I was scored all 5's, thanks again for giving me the extra edge over my competition and for offering me the encouragement you did. Stay safe brother.
John Lewis, City of Passaic Fire Department

I reviewed the site and it looks great! Its packed with a lot of information and training material that is very useful for firefighters and officers. Also I have attended several of your courses prior to getting to know you through the promotional process seminars and I am very happy with you. You are a great instructor. I say this because I have taken many many many classes throughout my career and there have been instructors that I just wanted to pluck my eyes out. They were just horrible! You keep the group going and present information in a logical and useful format. Keep up the good work.
Todd C. Fell, City of Trenton Fire Department

Chief, Terpak I just wanted to send you an email to say thank you. On Friday 10/20, I was promoted. They promoted a Deputy Chief, a Captain and a Lieutenant. Some new men were also hired. Thanks a million for your help through the testing process. I appreciate the effort you and your staff make to help your students.
Brian Mulligan, City of Clifton Fire Department

You guys are the best!
Joe Murray, #1 Deputy Chief, City of Paterson

Thanks Mike!
Captain Phil Martinez, City of Newark Fire Department

Thank you very much.
Captain Ed Glassman, #1 Battalion Chiefs exam, City of Camden NJ

I want to thank you so much for all your help in preparing me for Battalion Chief. I made it to number one on the list in Paterson. I couldn't have done it without all the tutoring I received from you. Thank you very much.
Captain Rich Hoedemaker, # 1 Battalion Chiefs Exam, City of Paterson NJ

I wanted to take this opportunity and thank the Promotional Prep Team. I could not have done it without you guys. I look forward to seeing you for the preparation of Deputy Chief. Please keep me on your mailing list for future seminars and information.
Captain Mohammad Hatefi, # 4 Battalion Chiefs exam, Atlantic City, NJ

Your classes were fantastic.
Captain Frank Calamita, #5 Battalion Chiefs exam, City of Paterson, NJ

You guys were right on the money. I followed your templates with no surprises. Thank you.
Captain Louis Rucci, # 1 Battalion Chiefs exam, City of Jersey City. NJ

You guys were terrific, thank you.
Captain Andy Magee, # 4 Battalion Chiefs exam, City of Camden, NJ

Thank you guys. Thanks for all the information I needed.
Captain Bob MacReady, #2 Battalion Chiefs exam, Atlantic City, NJ

In June of 2007, the Promotional Prep Team set a record with the highest number of students finishing at the top of each list for the rank of Battalion Chief in the State of New Jersey. Our best to all!
North Hudson Regional #1, Jersey City #1, Camden #1, Elizabeth #1, Newark #1, Plainfield #1, Bayonne #1, Union Twp #1, Voorhees #1, Millburn #1, Paterson #1, Rahway #1, Asbury Park #1, Trenton #2, Atlantic City #2 (too many top 10's in all New Jersey cities to list!)

I first heard of Chief Michael Terpak at the FDIC conference in Indianapolis a couple of years ago. I was so impressed with his speech that when I was preparing for the Battalion Chief test, I attended a Promotional Prep two day seminar and bought his book “Assessment Center Strategy & Tactics”. That seminar and book were the blueprint for taking an oral exam. But more than that, the week before the exam Chief Terpak e-mailed to me tips, advice and encouragement. He did this not as a Promotional Prep instructor to a client, but as one firefighter to another. Thanks again Mike.
Mark Erlacher, Captain
Philadelphia Fire Department
2010

A very sincere, “Thank You” for everything. The list came out and I’m # 1. You have assisted me with invaluable knowledge and helped take “the best job in the world” and make it even better.
Bruce Kauffmann
Captain, Kearny NJ Fire Department
2010

I wanted to Thank You for what you do and let you know what an encouragement you are to me.
Ken Lombardi, Lieutenant
Westport CT Fire Department
2010

Just go the results back on the 1st. level supervisor test and I scored # 1. The review course I took with your group made all the difference. I was totally prepared and the oral test went just like the practice sessions.
Mike Lippincott
Millville Fire Department
2010

I’m happy to report that I did very well on my Battalion Chief’s examination. The positive comments from the test evaluators were directly related to points emphasized during our training sessions. The training you provided made the difference for me. I’m grateful to you for your superb professional assistance and support.
Captain Bob Corrigan
Philadelphia Fire Department
2010

Chief Terpak; I just wanted to Thank you for all your help in preparing me for my Deputy Chiefs exam. Your class definitely played a big role in getting me ready. The staff at Promotional prep does a great job. The system and teaching techniques you use are second to none. I have recommended your classes and books to many of my co-workers. Again, thanks for everything!
Captain Frank DeAngelis
Orange NJ Fire Department
#1 Deputy Chiefs exam
2010

Thank you for all your help. Your classes were invaluable. You made this process so much easier. You made me a true believer. Please keep me on your e-mail/mailing list.
Allen Huggins
#2 Battalion Chiefs exam
Atlantic City Fire Department





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