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.

How many hours a day 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.

What is the best way to prepare for NBCOT?

10 Strategies for NBCOT OTR Exam Success

  1. Take Simulated Practice Exams.
  2. Utilize Practice Question Banks.
  3. Join the NBCOT Facebook Support Group.
  4. Meet OT Miri.
  5. Plan for the Questions You Can’t Answer.
  6. Give Yourself Enough Time.
  7. Make a Schedule – And Stick to It.

What should I use to study for NBCOT?

NBCOT Exam Resources Used in Order of Necessity

  1. AOTA’s NBCOT Test Prep (questions & PDFs)
  2. OT Miri’s videos.
  3. Johnson’s Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide, 4th Ed (aka the Purple Book)
  4. Rhonda Bryne’s The Power/whatever positive/empowering/self-help audiobook.
  5. Pass the NBCOT test taking tips.
  6. Therapy Ed.

What percentage is passing on NBCOT?

According to the NBCOT, 71 percent of people who took the NBCOT in 2018 passed, down from 72 percent in 2017 and 74 percent in 2016. We feel pretty confident about you passing the NBCOT exam with Picmonc for OT.

How many times can you fail the OT exam?

The candidate can take the exam for the fourth through sixth times after 60 days from the date of previous exam attempt. The candidate can take the exam for the seventh time or higher after six months from the date of the previous exam attempt.

Is the NBCOT exam hard?

The NBCOT® exam strikes fear in the hearts of occupational therapy students everywhere, and for good reason. The exam has developed a well-earned reputation for being extremely hard to pass.

How many people pass the NBCOT the first time?

Most students (n = 268; 85.1%) passed the NBCOT exam on the first attempt. Key differences for those who passed were seen among many of the admission and program characteristics, including overall college GPA (p = . 0017), ACT or SAT scores (p = . 0001), all OTKE scores (p < .

How many people pass NBCOT first try?

How many times can you take the NBCOT exam?

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.

What percentage do you need to pass 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.

What happens if I fail NBCOT?

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.