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Optometry Tips for Taking Computer-Based Exams

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Feb 27, 2017 2:13:11 PM

When I was an optometry student our NBEO exams were still presented as an old-fashioned paper booklet with scorecard. The testing centers were usually just a conference room of a local hotel where everyone sat in the same room at long tables.

Everyone knows what to expect with paper tests, as I’m sure you’ve all been tested in this fashion more times than you can even count. But what happens during computer-based tests? What are the testing locations like? What must you bring with you and what is already provided for you at the center?

These are all things that you should familiarize yourself with so that you feel more comfortable with the examination procedure that the NBEO now utilizes.

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Topics: Exams