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Must-Have NCRA RPR, RDR, State CSR Test Prep for Written Exams

Must-Have National Court Reporters Association, NCRA, and State Court Reporter, CART Captioning Test Prep
Study The Purple Books To Pass The RPR, RDR, and CSR The First Time!
In short, You Get It, You Pass It98% successful pass rate.
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CRR Books has been assisting individuals and test candidates to advance skills since 1990.
 "I ordered the Test Prep Set: Complete NCRA, RPR, RDR, and State Written Test Prep Textbook, 6th Edition; NCRA RPR, RDR, and State Written Prep Workbook, 4th Edition; Companion Study Guide, 4th Edition; and Realtime Vocabulary Workbook, 3rd Edition. I'm addicted!  I love the Latin, vocabulary, grammar, all the quotes and motivational poems, and all the updated, detailed technology! These books are blowing my mind."  Erica Walker, Court Reporter
"I purchased Monette Benoit's 'Test Prep Set' from and have been studying a little bit every night to prep for the RPR. It is an incredibly comprehensive and thorough resource!! I've been studying a little bit every night, and it's slowly all sinking in!  Excellent job with these books!  I feel extremely confident that, as long as I do my part, they will thoroughly prepare me for the RPR!"  Rob Leifer, Student -- Passed

 "I, for one (of a small army, I'm sure), credit Monette's Court Reporter Reference books with my one-and-done pass of the RDR.  SO THOROUGH!  Thanks, Monette Benoit!" Tori Pittman, BA, FAPR, RDR, CRI, CVR-CM-M, RCP

Get 'Er Done On The First One.   **  "One-and-Done Pass" With The Purple Books.


"Originally, I failed the RPR Written Exam -- Twice!!  That test was a 'got-ya' both times, and I studied both times, and it cost me a lot of money to FAIL that Test TWICE!!  I'm a working court reporter in court.  I realtime every day -- have since day one. That's where you came in.  I purchased the material from Court Reporter Reference Books.  Easily - and I mean easily, I passed the RPR, and THAT's not an EASY test!  I'm serious.  Use my words; share them, so others do not take that test more than once.  The cost of the books is cheaper than the registration to take the test a second or even a THIRD time -- LIKE I DID.  Your motivation, focus, and concise sharing in the books is proof that had I had the books for the first exam I KNOW I WOULD HAVE PASSED.  Now, I'm certified, as the court required when I accepted this position.  And I'm also smarter.  That test is now behind me... way behind me.  I've now set my goals higher and bigger!  Now, I want tutoring and coaching with you. Thank you, Monette.  Oh, thank you."  Lara Powell, RPR, CRR


1. Complete NCRA RPR, RDR, and State Written Knowledge Test Prep Textbook, Sixth Edition: 252 pages, $ 53.95

2. NCRA RPR, RDR, and State Written Test Prep Workbook, Fourth Edition:  230 pages,  $ 42.95  - approximately 2,002 test questions

3. NCRA RPR, RDR, and State Written Test Prep Companion Study Guide, Fourth Edition: 200 pages, $ 42.95 - details, cross references, and explains 2,002 test questions from Workbook
        Three books:  Textbook, Workbook, and Companion Study Guide, $ 139.85 - Total pages = 682 pages

4.   ** Total pages for the Full 4-Book Test Prep Set, four volumes, $ 144.99 from CRR Books  =  818 pages   

   ** The Test Prep Set includes the fourth book: Realtime Vocabulary Workbook, Third Edition:   136 pages 
 * * * *  (When the full Test Prep Set is purchased the vocabulary workbook is included for only $ 5.14 - discounted from $36.00)

5. Discounts given to schools.

Absolutely dedicated to schools, instructors, students, court reporters, and CART Captioners.

     CRR Books has been assisting individuals and test candidates to advance skills and to pass their written knowledge test the first time since 1990 with 98% successful pass rates.

Must-Have NCRA and State Test Prep:  Now, our material covers even more than previous NCRA, National Court Reporters Association, and State court reporting certification questions.

This is the only textbook - newly UPDATED and revised textbook with expanded Testing Tips and Computer, Technology Terminology - and the only CD program to help individuals pass court reporting training certifications - NCRA RPR, RDR Written Tests and State CSR court reporting certifications.


Updated and Revised:

The Complete NCRA and State Written Knowledge Test Prep Textbook, Sixth Edition, is Ready

Are you?


6th edition textbook has Updated, Expanded, and New:  Testing Tips and Testing Focus; Grammar Glossary with Definitions;

Updated, Expanded, and New:  Computer Terminology,  Technology,  Ethics,  COPE Advisory Opinions, and More 


Our unique must-have National Court Reporters Association and State Test Prep materials help you:

  • Learn THE method to taking a test and save huge chunks of time.
    Learn about Written Knowledge Tests (NCRA WKT) and the distracting answer.
    Study necessary ’areas of knowledge’ you will be tested on.
    Learn how to answer questions by studying the foundation of information for NCRA RPR, RDR, and State court reporting examinations.


What’s covered in our textbook, 6th Edition; workbook, 4th Edition with approximately 2,002 questions; and companion study guide book, 4th Edition:

  • Testing taking tips; Legal terminology; Court procedures and deposition rules; Grammar Glossary with Definitions; English grammar and vocabulary; Idiomatic expressions; Preposition sentences; Confusing words; Antonyms; Synonyms; Misspelled words; Medical terminology and definitions; prefixes and suffixes; and Computer terminology, technology, and ethics.


*** 1st book - Test Prep Textbook, 6th Edition for NCRA, RPR, RDR, State CCR, CSR WKT: The only textbook to prepare court reporters, captioners, CART providers, students, and instructors for state and national written knowledge tests. Link: - UPDATED Text

Newly updated with testing tips, testing focus, computer terminology, ethics, and technology information to further assist you.

*** 2nd book - Test Prep Workbook for NCRA, RPR, RDR, State CCR, CSR WKT:  This workbook has approximately 2,002 testing questions and was developed as a testing resource to accompany the NCRA RPR, RDR, and State CCR, CSR Test Prep Textbook. All material is presented in quiz format with an answer key provided to assist you. Developed as a testing resource and accompanies the "Complete WKT Test Prep Text, 6th Edition."  Link: - Workbook

*** 3rd book - Test Prep Companion Study Guide for NCRA RPR, RDR, state CCR, CSR WKT: Follows each question in the test prep workbook, cross-referencing each answer, a-d, to give you much-needed additional information to answer questions accurately and to learn how to answer "distracting answers" from the workbook.  This companion study guide enables each person to learn why an answer is correct, incorrect, or included as a distracting answer.  **This book requires the "Test Prep Workbook" as the guide cross references, detailing information with exact documentation. Link: - Companion Study Guide

***4th book - Test Prep Real-Time Vocabulary Workbook  Link: - Real-Time Vocabulary Workbook  Realtime Vocabulary Workbook helps you raise vocabulary skills with one-of-a-kind answer keys. This Vocabulary Workbook helps you quickly raise your vocabulary skills and clearly define and expand on material to help you prepare for and pass written certifications.   * * * *  (When the full 4-Book Test Prep Set is purchased the vocabulary workbook is included for only $ 5.14 - discounted from $36.00)

The Real-Time Vocabulary Workbook is the only one of its kind as it offers TWO answer keys:
 One answer key details quiz questions; the second answer key details thesaurus-related words to further enhance word recognition and vocabulary comprehensiveness.

Workbook includes: 

Student’s and Reporter's instructions for most effective independent study, Teacher’s instructions,
• Vocabulary building,
• Roots,
• Prefixes,
• Suffixes and similar suffixes,
• Foreign words,
• Phrases,
• Confusing words,
• Matching columns and similar word columns,
• Eponym matching columns and eponym word definitions,
• Word division and hyphenation;
• Word mechanics,
• Misspelled words,
• Misspelled compound words,
• Misspelled plural words,
• Abbreviations,
• Pairs of spelling errors,
• Synonyms and antonyms,
• Sentences and recognizing and correcting incorrect sentences,
• Selecting antonyms,
• Using analogy,
• Unrelated words;
• Word comprehension,
• Answer Key #1,
• Thesaurus Answer Key #2.


Students And Court Reporters - Best Seller:  *** NCRA and State Test Prep Set (4 books) NCRA RPR, RDR, state CCR, CSR WKT:  Clearly defines what you need to know expanding on material to prepare individuals to pass written certifications. Link: NCRA and State Test Prep Set


 What fellow professionals, students and instructors say about our NCRA and State Test Prep materials:


"Your NCRA Test Prep is better than a childhood teddy bear"

This is good stuff, down to earth and on the level that working reporters need. From now on, our court reporters are going to get to know the CSR, RPR, Written Knowledge Test Textbook, Written Exam Workbook, and Realtime Vocabulary Workbook by Monette Benoit. All of these pieces are better than a childhood teddy bear, as they will be dragging them around everywhere and maybe taking them home to bed. Steven Edmondson, B.S., CSR, CLVS, Birmingham, AL


"NCRA Test Prep Workbook is a windfall for the court reporting profession."
Good fortune is often called a windfall. This stems from medieval England when commoners had trouble finding wood for fuel. Royal decree prohibited them from chopping down trees, so when the wind knocked down branches it was a stroke of good luck.
   Your NCRA, CSR, RPR, RMR, RDR Court Reporter Reference Workbook is a windfall for the court reporting profession. The information in an easily-referenced and easily-retained format is a stroke of good luck for working reporters, students and instructors of court reporting. And what a delight to find an instructional textbook that is informative and entertaining! I support your advice on how to take written knowledge tests in the Court Reporter Reference Text. Your test-taking tips are helpful and will, hopefully, relieve test-taking anxiety attacks. Both are necessary if one is truly interested in becoming certified. I applaud this much-needed contribution to our future! Mary Smith Agren, RPR, CRI, Instructor, Denver, Colorado


"Thanks to your books, I passed the first time."
Monette, I wanted to say thank you. I passed the NCRA RPR written knowledge exam, WKT, the first time after I ordered your books. They are great. I only wish I would have had them the first time I took it. Everyone I spoke to about you said that you are so proud and enthusiastic about court reporting. It is nice to know there are people like you who are willing to reach out and lend a hand to those who stand in the same position you used to many years ago. Michael Jenkins, CCR


"I passed my renewal for Registered Diplomate Reporter thanks to you."
Having been a captioner for several years and out of reporting and testing arenas, I knew I would need to cram for the NCRA Registered Diplomate Reporter exam, RDR. I chose the CSR, RPR, RMR, RDR Written Knowledge Test Textbook and REALTIME Vocabulary Workbook to bring myself up to date - and, how out of date I was! These books have excellent study material for the CSR, RPR and RMR. I received my RDR results. Kathy DiLorenzo, RDR-CRR-CBC - Director, Captioning Relations, VITAC


"Before you, I had file cabinets of miscellaneous handouts for my students."
Your CSR, RPR Written Knowledge Test Court Reporter Reference Textbook is the most exciting book I have come across in years. I have been teaching in the Court Reporting program at Del Mar since 1971; and throughout these years, I have accumulated four file cabinets full of handouts that I use in preparing students for the CSR WKT test. Your book assembles all the information contained in the four file cabinets in one book in orderly fashion. Thank you for making my life easier. Peggy A. Laudadio, M.S., Del Mar College


"Your NCRA test prep covers every area on the test."
This is to let you know how pleased I was to receive your book that will help students study to pass the WKT, written knowledge test. I use the "Court Reporter Reference" books in the preparatory classes that we offer every semester for our current students as well as working reporters in the area. You have covered all the areas that are on our test. You have saved me hours of work, and I appreciate all your effort. This will greatly enhance our students’ chance of passing the Written Knowledge Test, WKT.  Judy Larson, St. Louis Community College, MO


"Your WKT Textbook and Workbook are an invaluable asset to one’s library."
Bravo! Bravo! What else can I say except that you have done a tremendous job. You must have spent an enormous amount of time putting together the CSR, RPR, RMR Written Knowledge Test Textbook and Workbook. I am sure that the students who use your books to prepare for the WKT, written exam, must sing your praises.
   I believe that not only are your books helpful for test taking, but they are an invaluable asset to one’s reference library. Florence B. Lefkof, Court Reporting Instructor



"Your WKT materials offer a wealth of information for ALL of our classes."
Thank you for providing such valuable tools toward preparing students for the RPR and CSR written knowledge tests. You have given us a wealth of information to use in other classes as well - terminology, English, Court Procedures and CAT. A special tribute to your dedication to the court reporting profession. The RPR, RMR, RDR Textbook, Workbook and Study Guide books are wonderful! Keep up the hard work! Dr. Pauletta Morse, Associate Professor, SIU, Carbondale, IL



"You’re helping us provide well-rounded court reporting graduates."
I have greatly appreciated the opportunity to fully review your fine book, CSR, RPR, RMR Written Knowledge Test Court Reporters Reference Textbook, which is aimed at assisting students to pass the written knowledge test given in conjunction with the NCRA RPR test and CSR state tests.
    We have ordered this book for use in our CSR prep course, which is given four times each year, for I feel it will be a great benefit to them. The format makes it readily workable, and the content is good. I have frequently stated that although students must have good speed and accuracy in machine writing, the knowledge factor is most important in an adequate court reporter. Enough has not been done along this line of student development; and your book certainly will contribute greatly to producing a well-rounded graduate. I wish you much success in the distribution, which has so much merit I recommend it. Mary H. Knapp, Chairman, CTRP, Court Reporting Department


"Because of your WKT materials, I passed the RPR exam."
I bought study books from you a few months back for the RPR Written Knowledge Test. I took the NCRA WKT, written exam, for the RPR last Saturday; I just wanted to let you know that your books were VERY helpful in studying for the test and I felt better prepared! I passed the written RPR exam. Using and studying your WKT reference books helped tremendously!  Lisa, Court Reporter



"I passed!"
Your books helped me pass the NCRA RMR written, WKT. They were extremely helpful -- it shows how hard you worked. Thanks so much! Lisa B. Johnston, RPR, CRR, CCP


"Your NCRA Textbook and Workbook are excellent!"
I recommend The Court Reporter Reference Text and Workbook. I give both books an excellent review! Nancy Patterson, Director, Bryan College, CA, Author, NCRA, "Preparing For The RPR, CM Written Knowledge Test"



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