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Press Release: Purple Books Pass Rate 99% for NCRA’s RPR and State CSRs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Purple Books, CRRbooks.com, is proud to share: January’s 2017 RPR and multiple State CSR pass rates were over 99%. CA’s CSR tests in March; NY’s Civil Service Court Reporter test is May; NCRA’s RPR and RDR is April 8 – 20; IL, TX, and WA test April 2017. Additional states and […]

Press Release: Plan Now! Prepare Now! 98% Successful Pass

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October’s NCRA’s RPR, RDR, and State CSR written exams are right around the corner. Currently, registration periods are open. Plan now! Prepare now to become one of the 98% successful pass rate by students, court reporters, and CART Captioners on the RPR, RDR, and State CSR exams. Pedagogically sound, covering a wealth […]

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now? Part I of III

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now? Part I of III By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. May 1, 2013 The requested tutor and empowerment coaching appointment began with a simple question. My question to the court reporter was simply, “How are you?” There was a loud sigh. The answer began, “I am so tired […]

“Homeland” and Jeff Hutchins

“Homeland” and Jeff HutchinsBy Monette Benoit Copyright 2007 by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. In my opinion, Jeff Hutchins, more than any person, tipped our court reporting profession. I have always believed that more court reporters, captioners, and students need to know Jeff’s involvement in captioning technology and our profession. In 1972, The Caption Center […]

"Still Processing And Snowglobes"

“Still Processing And Snowglobes”By Monette Benoit Copyright 2006 by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. “You’re processing; you’re not stuck,” began my correspondence with Janet Tilly, a student who contacted me. She had written, “I am currently stuck trying to attain 170 words per minute.” My April 2005 ‘Beyond The Comfort Zone’ article and Monette’s Musings […]

One Lost Sheep And What If …

One Lost Sheep And What If …By Monette Benoit Copyright by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. Do you have the skills to realtime for a deaf or hard-of-hearing person? You won’t know if you don’t try. What if you could find a comfortable environment to become realtime proficient? What if you could nurture your realtime […]