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Certified PRO Network application - What should I translate for sample text?
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Anders O.  Identity Verified
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Dec 17, 2015

I am thinking of applying to become a PRO here on ProZ.

I am wondering what kind of content I should provide in the sample translation. What did you translate to become a ProZ PRO?

Does the length of your membership have anything to say? I only joined a couple of days ago. Should I wait a while before I apply?


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Harry Blake Paz Bonzano  Identity Verified
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You should apply... Dec 17, 2015

...whenever you feel like and if you meet the criteria they are asking. There is plenty of documentation and I suggest you to contact some expert like Maria Dotterer for anything you want to know.

I presented a literary text, a quite complex one but I was confident with my skills.
Try to look for something that you are sure you have translated very well, and then revise it so that everything is perfect when you decide to apply. Of course, like it is said in the application rules, the translation must not be online.
I also chose to be reviewed by 3 colleagues for my translation so that that acceptance could be faster. Unexpectedly it was fast.


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Anders O.  Identity Verified
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Thanks Dec 18, 2015

Harry Blake Paz Bonzano wrote:

...whenever you feel like and if you meet the criteria they are asking. There is plenty of documentation and I suggest you to contact some expert like Maria Dotterer for anything you want to know.

I presented a literary text, a quite complex one but I was confident with my skills.
Try to look for something that you are sure you have translated very well, and then revise it so that everything is perfect when you decide to apply. Of course, like it is said in the application rules, the translation must not be online.
I also chose to be reviewed by 3 colleagues for my translation so that that acceptance could be faster. Unexpectedly it was fast.


Thank you for your advice!


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