Join all the seafarer forums/groups in facebook and never miss any update.
Here is the list of all those important groups in facebook which could really help you get updated about all those happening around.The exam and interview dates of various companies, results, reference sites which could help a lot clearing your doubts, seafarer community forums who could guide you in case you are in a dilemma the list is vast. Most importantly the hidden dangers and cheating scandals involving agents are brought to the lime light and its a must that you consult these seniors prior to joining. Here are the links.Simply click on the titles below and you will be taken to the home page:-
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