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Get the inside scoop about becoming a contestant on Jeopardy!

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Insiders’ Tips #1

Preparing for the online test.

To be a contestant on Jeopardy! you have to start thinking like a contestant! Here are some things to keep in mind to help you do your best:

  • Remember the categories
  • Don't over-think your response
  • Know when to make educated guesses

Watch the video for an inside track on how the Jeopardy! online testing process works.

Insiders’ Tips #2

What to expect after the test.

The test is over, but your career as a Jeopardy! contestant has only begun. Here's what you need to know about:

  • How tests are scored
  • How selections are made for auditions
  • What to do if you change your address

Watch the video for an inside track on how the audition selection process works.

Insiders’ Tips #3

How to prepare as a contestant.

You took the test and got the call to become a Jeopardy! contestant. Congratulations! Here are some tips that will help you prepare for:

  • Standing at the podium
  • Dealing with the Daily Double
  • Buzzing and betting strategy

Watch the video, which includes tips from past contestants, for an inside look at what it’s like to prepare for the show.

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