Way back when I went through pre-service we formed a study group, made flash cards and sample test questions for the group of us going to the same unit and anyone wanting to study. We bonded there and had no problems with any of the tests. Hopefully, you will also make some career long friends there as well. You will find some people that want to go out every night and party, that probably won't suit your needs, or wallet. You can always party after you get the job. I also moved here from California and found the cost of living in rural areas more affordable. Good luck with your career,
I hope you made good choices.
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