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I’m a reporter but want to scope. Can I test out?

No need to pay for training you don’t need. We have test-outs available for court reporters who are already well-versed in punctuation, notereading, or medical terminology. Each test-out costs $50, and upon passing you can apply the fee as a credit toward the portions of the course you end up taking. If you don’t pass, you […]

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Why do I need training to become a scopist?

Hate to break it to you, but there’s no faking being a scopist. There’s no good way to “wing it.” If you’re brand new to the court reporting world — even if you’re a trained editor or proofreader in some other field — you need to understand that scoping is completely different than traditional editing. You […]

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