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The Study Technique You Should Be Using for NBEO® Part 1 and Beyond

Posted by Talin Amadian on January 31, 2022 at 9:33 AM

By the time you’re actively studying for NBEO® Part 1, you’ve probably already figured out the study methods that work best for you and the ones that don’t.

Since the pool of information is a lot larger than standard course examinations, you may want to consider changing things up in order to study more effectively.

The most effective strategy I’ve encountered for this type of exam is called Active Recall.

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part I

When should I start studying for NBEO Part 1?

Posted by Talin Amadian on January 27, 2022 at 7:54 AM

Thinking of when to start studying for NBEO ® Part 1 is very overwhelming. Sometimes it feels too early to start since not all courses have been completed, but other times it feels like it’s too late. If you feel like you’re running behind on officially studying for NBEO ® Part 1, here are my thoughts and insights on how I would do it. 

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part I

What to Expect on Test Day: NBEO® Part II

Posted by Amanda Dexter on November 15, 2019 at 12:20 PM

NBEO® Part II test day will be here before you know it! You've been studying for months now to do your best on the exam, and you’re confident about topics that will be tested, but are you prepared for exactly what happens at the testing center come test day? We’ve put together a few of the most important items you need to know to make your day run smoothly. 

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part II

Everything You Need to Know About NBEO® Part II

Posted by Amanda Dexter on November 7, 2019 at 10:28 AM

NBEO® Part II (also known as PAM – Patient Assessment & Management) is typically administered to optometry students in December of their 4th academic year.

For months prior to the examination, you will hear everyone talking about NBEO; what the exam entails, how many questions there are, what types of questions you’ll see, how the test is administered, etc., so we decided to put together a quick cheat-sheet with everything you need to know!

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part II

What's New with NBEO® for 2019?

Posted by Amanda Dexter on April 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM
 
The goal of NBEO ® testing is to assess the cognitive, psychomotor, affective, and communication skills that are essential for entry-level optometric practice. As the profession of optometry is constantly evolving, the NBEO ® has to adapt to these changes to ensure that new optometrists are competent in all areas of practice no matter where they choose to live and work. With that being said, there are several new updates from the NBEO ® that will be taking effect this year. 
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Topics: NBEO

Everything You Need to Know for Part II Test Day

Posted by Amanda Dexter on November 29, 2018 at 8:25 AM

NBEO® Part II test day is fast approaching! You've been studying for months now to do your best on the exam, but are you prepared for exactly what happens at the testing center come test day? Continue reading to make sure you are completely ready for all things NBEO® !

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part II

5 Tips for Conquering Multiple Choice Exams for the NBEO

Posted by Amanda Dexter on November 18, 2018 at 8:44 PM

With NBEO Part 2 coming up quickly, and Part 1 shortly thereafter, we've come up with some quick tips to keep in mind to help you conquer multiple choice exams.

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part I, NBEO Part II

Ruling Allows Lawsuit Against NBEO to Proceed

Posted by Amanda Dexter on July 26, 2018 at 8:06 AM

Were you part of the suspected NBEO security breach last year? 

Many students and doctors of optometry had their personal information stolen and used to apply for credit and debit cards, most notably, an Amazon card through Chase Bank.

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Security Breach

New NBEO Updates for 2018

Posted by Amanda Dexter on May 3, 2018 at 9:02 AM

 

Over the past couple of months, NBEO has made several updates in regards to exam eligibility, diagnostic score reports, and the addition of a new procedures examination. Let's review the details...

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Topics: NBEO

Have you heard the news? NBEO® preparation just got that much better!

Posted by Kathryn Jack on December 21, 2017 at 12:07 PM

Hello OptoPrep Friends! It sure has been a busy year here at OptoPrep. As the year comes to a close, we have enjoyed reflecting on the exciting happenings of the year and are inspired while we plan even more new and exciting things for 2018!

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Topics: NBEO, Apps, NBEO Part I, Announcements

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