I think this article by orta explains everything you need to do, better than I ever could.
When I was at the beginning of my career, my first developer job application was to a design agency who were doing Mac…artsy.github.io
Also it references another article by David Grandinetti which is great as well.
I've been working with the Coalition For Queens (C4Q) this summer, helping to guide their iOS curriculum. For one…dbgrandi.github.io
This bit in particular is the basis for the majority of apps I’ve written and what I look for when I give a practical test:
I expect you to be able to start a new project, write some code to download a bit of JSON via HTTP, and use the parsed JSON to present some data in aUITableView.
If you can do that, in a well organized manner, and can discuss the choices you made to get your app built you’ll have been able to do almost everything that was on that long and tedious list.