"While the need for testing of medical interpreters has been evident for a long time, the task of doing it correctly was monumental. These tests are excellent for what is needed and they reflect the hard work, the depth of consideration and input, and the professionalism that went into the final product." 'Although it was difficult for the students who took it, it helped them realize the areas in which they need to improve to meet the standard for professional medical interpreting. It is a test that is at both a realistic and necessary level to assess medical interpreters anywhere, in any setting. It is has motivated them to study and prepare themselves to pass the actual exam when it becomes available."