How many times can you take the NBCOT practice test?

Can I retake the practice test multiple times? No. Our practice tests are designed for one-time use.

Are NBCOT practice tests harder than the actual exam?

You may have already heard this, but the Therapy Ed tests are HARD. I would even say harder than the actual exam. So, if you're scoring in the 50's and 60's, don't be alarmed, because almost everyone is scoring in the 60's even right before test time. Just a heads-up: reading this book can be a bear.

How many times can you take the NBCOT test?

There is no upper limit on the number of times a candidate can take the NBCOT Exam, but there is a 30-day waiting period after the last examination date before the candidate may test again. The candidate must submit a new exam application in order to retest.

How many people pass the NBCOT on the first try?

On average 81% of OTRs and 75% of COTAs pass on the NBCOT® on their first try.

What happens if you fail the NBCOT exam?

If you fail the NBCOT® exam you may schedule to retake the exam 30 days after your last examination date. You will need to reapply and obtain a new Authorization to test (ATT) letter. Once you receive a new ATT letter, you should proceed to schedule your examination directly with Prometric as you had the first time.

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Can you retake NBCOT practice test?

Can I retake the practice test multiple times? No. Our practice tests are designed for one-time use. Does the practice test tell me what answers I got wrong?

How many questions can you miss on the NBCOT and still pass?

Performance is ranked on a scale between 300-600, with 450 being the minimum score needed to pass. The exam consists of 170 multiple choice questions and a three-problem clinical simulation test section. Scoring is unique in that points are not deducted if you choose an incorrect answer.

What is the lowest score you can get on the NBCOT?

Overall performance is reported on a standardized scale ranging from 300 to 600. A total scaled score of at least 450 is required to pass the OTR or COTA certification examination. It is important to note that the passing standard is based on candidate performance across the entire exam.

How many hours should I study for NBCOT?

It is recommended that students study 4 – 8 hours per day, 6 days a week, for at least 6 to 8 weeks in order to properly process and understand the test's material.

How long do people study for NBCOT?

Some students are able to study and take the exam in 1 month, and others need up to 6 months of studying to feel fully prepared.

Is it hard to pass the NBCOT exam?

Unlike other exams, students took during their academic tenures, the NBCOT® Exam is rigid, requiring you to adopt the mindset of the individuals who wrote the questions in order to pass. It's arduous and of course, time-consuming. Below, we unpack just why this test is so hard to prepare for.

Why is the NBCOT exam so hard?

Part of what makes the NBCOT exam such a bear is that it covers so much material. The process of doing occupational therapy, standards and practices, human development, various conditions and approaches to evaluating and treating them…all wrapped up in 170 multiple choice questions and three clinical simulations.

What percentage is passing for NBCOT?

To pass the NBCOT, you will need to score a minimum of 450 on a standardized scale ranging from 300 to 600. Passing scores are based on your responses across all components of the exam.

How many times did ot Miri take the NBCOT exam?

It took me 11 times and just shy of 2 years to pass the NBCOT. I finally did it and I am an OTR. I graduated in May 2016 with my Masters Degree in OT. I had a full time job lined up right out of college.

Are practice tests harder than the actual test?

Some students claim that the questions were harder on the official SAT or at the same level as their practice ones. So to put it simply, it is neither harder nor easier. It all depends on how prepared you are for the official test and how well you do while taking a test.

When should I start studying for the NBCOT?

Results show that the best time to seriously study is AFTER Fieldwork II is complete, to allow the student to fully dedicate the required time and focus to passing. After Fieldwork II is completed, it is best to study for 8 weeks (6 to 8 hours per day, 6 days a week) and THEN take the NBCOT® exam.

What should I do the day before my NBCOT exam?

Days Before the NBCOT® Exam

Keep watching OT Miri videos on repeat. One day prior— Relax; any last minute studying will be useless but if you must, go over the Pass the NBCOT test taking tips again. Day of the NBCOT exam— Plan something fun afterwards! A spa date with your bestie to de-stress.

How long does it take to get NBCOT results?

Once we approve your transcript, your score will be released in 24-48 business hours. You do not need to wait until the next scoring date. Your score will also be released to any state licensing boards you requested within the same timeframe.

How do I know if I passed NBCOT?

Select occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant or the permit option if you registered for that. Enter the legal name you registered for the NBCOT process. If your name appears, you know that you passed!

How much does it cost to retake the NBCOT exam?

Virtual presentations NBCOT has provided to OT and OTA students since 2021. OT state association conferences NBCOT has presented at since 2021. The fee to take the NBCOT exam has remained at $515 since 2016. The cost to retake the exam was reduced to $385 at the beginning of January 2022.

Is the NBCOT study pack worth it?

It's well worth it especially if you'll be using it regularly. If you already have multiple NBCOT® study guides, then it may not be an absolute necessity, but is still nice to have if it's not going to break the bank for you.

What is the best NBCOT exam prep course?

The NBCOT®'s OTR®exam is a high stakes exam and TherapyEd's course is the best way to prepare for it. Revised and updated for the current exam outline, the course is offered live online and on-campus at Occupational Therapy programs across the country.

How many people fail the NBCOT?

The fail rate for the NBCOT OTR ® and COTA ® exams average around 10-25%.

Does the NBCOT study pack expire?

NBCOT does not guarantee enhanced performance on the NBCOT certification exams. How long will I have access to the StudyPack? You will have access until you pass the exam.

Can you take the NBCOT without a degree?

In order to be eligible for the NBCOT exam, you must have received your occupational therapy degree that meets the current entry-level requirements: OTR candidates must graduate with an entry-level occupational therapy degree from an ACOTE®-accredited occupational therapy (OT) program.