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Ruben

56 months ago

Looking for a study partner in El Paso, TX if anyone is interested.
Email me at rubeng_32@msn.com

Thanks!

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

matthew adeleke in los angele, California said: CAN ANYONE PLEASE ADVICE ME ON HOW TO STUDY FOR MY PTA EXAM.

I am also studying for the PTA exam and I have two Scorebuilders and IER's in which I am studying three hours a day. I think that I will be ready to take the exam in September. I have gotten 80% on two of the exams and that seems like a fairly good score. I don't know what your learning type is but I am a visual learner and I need to keep going over the same questions again and again until my brain just learns the correct answer. The Scorebuilders are great tools and I have heard that they come with flash cards (I don't have them but a friend does and she passed). Good luck and when are you schedualed to take the NPTE? Jennifer in Nor Cal

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

Michelle in Allston, Massachusetts said: Scoring in the 80's in not considerably good, if you are calculating the way Giles does, out of 150. 80/150 is 53%. So, not to sound like a jerk, but it's not surprising you did not pass. You need to be scoring between 98-112/150 to be prepared for the exam. I would recommend you not register for a seat in the exam until you are able to score within the range.

I think she meant 80% not 80 our of 150. I have been getting 80-85% and I still don't feel ready. I heard that the scorebuilders was easier than the Peat. Has this been the case in any other instance? Thanks Jenn in Nor Cal

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anna in Charleston, West Virginia

56 months ago

HEY, I AM STUDYING FOR THE PTA EXAM TOO.DO YOU HAVE A STUDY PLAN? I AM JUST GOING OVER RANDOM STUFF.WHATEVER I FEEL LIKE PICKING UP THAT DAY.I AM HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE GAIT ANALYSIS, MUSCLES IN THAT AND THE GAIT DEVIATIONS.CAN YOU SUGGEST ME WHERE I CAN FIND IT?LIKE WHICH BOOK MAYBE?
GOOD LUCK WITH YOU EXAM.

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MS in Carrollton, Texas

56 months ago

Theresa in Denton, Texas said: I have failed the Texas licensure exam twice and am having a difficult time finding tutoring, review courses that don't cost an arm and a leg, or even CE that is relevant. Any information would be great.

I took the exam last JULY 2010, and used the SCOREBUILDERS (2009 version). I passed it. Please give me your email or those who needed so I can email some tips. God Bless.

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Ann in Gilbert, Arizona

56 months ago

CL in Phoenix, Arizona said: I took the PTA exam 2 years ago and passed the first time with over a 90%. I studied 3-5 hours a day for 2 months prior, which after taking the exam I thought was overkill. The exam has alot of clinical scenarios with really just critical thinking/judgement type questions. Not too many academic type questions. I studied with a study guide book and computer disc with sample tests which had questions posed very similarly to the boards. It was called PTA exam, by scott giles/scorebuilders. I also studied all of my notes/resources from the program. The book/CD was around $75, and worth every penny.... as it has sample timed tests that were very similar to the real thing. I hope this helps someone.....

Thanks - for this . I just got the book and there is alot of info in it. I passed PTA school in 1997 and never got licensed. I am taking a refresher course at the end of august and then planning on taking my exam 1st of september. Do you think it is a good idea to buy the PEAT practice test also????

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dannylynn in Chicago, Illinois

56 months ago

Anna in Charleston, it is good to have a study plan and stick to specific areas of study that hold the most percentages, the break downs are in the Giles book. Leave your email address next time you write.
Thank you

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kacyegirl in Georgetown, South Carolina

56 months ago

So have you taken the exam yet. My email is winnskaren@aol.com so we can talk further.

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

jeanne rappsilber in Clifton, Texas said: I understand, I am P.T.A. and my lic has expired since 2005 They want me to take the exam again and i know things have changed and progressed. my suggestion is try nursing homes as a rebap tech or aide it is not as challenging, Jeanne Waco, t3exas.

Annie... did you go to Ohlone College? I went for one year and the program director said that I had a learning disability so I went to Sac City and just got my PTA AA. i am going to take the NPTE in September and hope to pass it my first try. Oholone sucks and I wonder if anyone from my class passed the NPTE. I wish you luck. Shoot me an e mail and tell me where you are working. abstractchick40 at aol dot com.
thanks, Jennifer from Nor Cal. I had one difficult internship so I totally relate to your post but my last 6 week totally made up for it and it uped my confidence level. Any words of wisdom would help me.. hope you are well.

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

I would look in the begining of the Giles book called Scorebuilders or THE rEHABILITATION SPECIALIST'S HANDBOOK BY jULES m. rOTHSTEIN... THIS IS THE BOOK THAT WE USED FOR THE GAIT DEVIATION CLASS AND I LIKE IT AS A GOOD REFERENCE BOOK FOR OTHER STUFF. ITS A GOOD BOOK. The Giles and IER are both good review books for the exam. Everyone that has passed the exam said they used Giles and the Giles notecards. I am random studying as well.. i use old tests, Giles and IER. I have not gotten the PEAT exams yet because I will only be able to use them for 30 days and I think that I may be ready in the late September of Early October. I only want to pay them once so I am going to make sure sure sure that I am ready. Thanks and my e mail is abstractchick40 at aol dot com... cheers from northern california. Jenn~

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

MS in Carrollton, Texas said: I took the exam last JULY 2010, and used the SCOREBUILDERS (2009 version). I passed it. Please give me your email or those who needed so I can email some tips. God Bless.

I have gone to the Scorebuilders 2008 a bunch of times with high scores. I have the 2010 Scorebuilders and its pretty much the same but the begining is totally better. I am rereading IER right now, planning on opening the RED Scorebuilders on Monday the 23. I can only take so much. Sunday is my day off from studying and i still read the Green Scorebuilders to refresh because they say (teachers) that taking exams is all about repeat repeat and repeat of information and I am 45 so I repeat a ton. Cheers and my e mail is abstractchick40 at aol dot com. Cheers, Jenn from Nor Cal

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anna in Charleston, West Virginia

56 months ago

MS in Carrollton, Texas said: I took the exam last JULY 2010, and used the SCOREBUILDERS (2009 version). I passed it. Please give me your email or those who needed so I can email some tips. God Bless.

Hi, I am having troubles with focusing on what is more important and whow to memorise, you know. Just trying to go over all the stuff. anything could help me
thanks

email is:: enchantedrenee@gmail.com

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anna in Charleston, West Virginia

56 months ago

abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California said: Annie... did you go to Ohlone College? I went for one year and the program director said that I had a learning disability so I went to Sac City and just got my PTA AA. i am going to take the NPTE in September and hope to pass it my first try. Oholone sucks and I wonder if anyone from my class passed the NPTE. I wish you luck. Shoot me an e mail and tell me where you are working. abstractchick40 at aol dot com.
thanks, Jennifer from Nor Cal. I had one difficult internship so I totally relate to your post but my last 6 week totally made up for it and it uped my confidence level. Any words of wisdom would help me.. hope you are well.

Hi, thanks for your concern. I didn't go to online college. i just graduated like two years ago and never looked at it. So, its crazy how everything looks new to me now.I am not working anywhere. taking a complete break to get this thing out of the way.Trying to give a 100%.I am going over the 2008 scorebuilers. will start IER in a few days.Any suggestions are welcome.
thank you

email is::enchantedrenee@gmail.com

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

Hi and I am not really memorizing anything but getting a basic knowledge of all the SCI Levels and what they can do and cannot do. That is the hardest thing for me to remember. Who has hip flexion and who has no deltoids. I am getting the PEAT next week and so... to answer your question. Take the Scorebuilders and at the end when your score is low in something, like Neuro, study more Neuro. Its different for all students but I am a visual learner so I need to just go over and over the SCI levels and cram them in. Basic understanding is better than memorizing it all. I have heard that most of the NPTE is basic knowledge and not really so much facts as clinical reasoning and common sense. With SCI and Burn as well as many Pathologies and well.. US (direct vs pulse for ie) there is just a good basic knowledge of what is correct for the patient. I guess there is some memorization, huh? Well, I hope that I didn't confuse you. I study 3-5 hours a day 6x a week and I still feel that there is so much to go over. I hit my Neuro Books today to help me with the SCI stuff. Good luck to you and hope you do well on the NPTE! I am rooting for all the students out there. Blesssings, Jennifer from Nor Cal.

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Windsor, California

56 months ago

anna in Charleston, West Virginia said: Hi, thanks for your concern. I didn't go to online college. i just graduated like two years ago and never looked at it. So, its crazy how everything looks new to me now.I am not working anywhere. taking a complete break to get this thing out of the way.Trying to give a 100%.I am going over the 2008 scorebuilers. will start IER in a few days.Any suggestions are welcome.
thank you

email is::enchantedrenee@gmail.com

OHOLONE not online but I realized that I shouldn't have bad feelings about that place. I went to a good PTA program and I am DONE.. almost!

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

vince1330 in Bound Brook, New Jersey said: I may need a study partner also and I do have some material. If you are interested, please reply to vincent.anderson@yahoo.com

hey what school you went for PTA. I AM LOOK FOR SCHOOL.

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ann in Gonzales, Louisiana

56 months ago

I am trying to take my second practice exam on score builders site but cannot figure out how. They are both paid for from taking course at school. I can login and see my first attempt but nothing prompting me in a direction of my second attempt. This class is amazing but website frustrating! Hopefully someone can help.

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abstractchick40@aol.com

56 months ago

I am not sure about the online versio of Scorebuilders. I have a disk (actually 2 disks, both 2008 and 2010) and I just pop it in and bam... I would call your school. Sorry I did just purchase the peat from fsbpt and I didn't do as well as I did on Scorebuilders. I would encourage you to get the Peat. Its $90 for 30 days and the questions are very close to the ones on the NPTE. Good luck to you. Jennifer

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Kristi66PTA in Washington

56 months ago

I just took PTA exam and passed first time around. I had graduated from my program in June and have been studying hard all summer so it was definitely worth committing to the studying. I just wanted to wish everyone best of luck. I used Scorebuilders, IER, and I did take the PEAT. If I can do it .... anyone can do it!! My best advice would be not to wait too long after your program to take it. I think the Scorebuilders and IER texts and practice tests were great study tools, but the PEAT was a mess. I was booted out over 40 times while trying to take both tests and had to keep signing back in. They have the PEAT so protected that it was slow and full of problems just to take the practice exams and then reviewing them was a frustrating experience that I could have done without. I also would not worry if you do not do too well on the PEAT. Some of my lowest scores were on the PEAT but that did not reflect on my actual NPTAE score. Just my experience :)

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

CAN ANY ONE FROM PHILADELPHIA CAN TELL ME IF ANY ONE YEAR PTA PROGRAME. I NEED TO FINSHED IT IN ONE YEAR. I ALREDY TOOK ALL THE PTA CLASS EXCEPT REHAB BUT I AM HAVING PROBLEM WITH TEACHER. PLEASE LE ME KNOW THANK YOU

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

56 months ago

Hello. Is there a way/place to pay (I think $55) on the Fed.Board website to find out in a day or so if you passed the exam? I read on these posts to search for a lic. # and see if one comes up under your name, but is there another way?? How quickly can i expect to find out if I pass or not??
THANK YOU! :)

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Terry in Salinas, California

56 months ago

cathy in San Antonio, Texas said: Hello. Is there a way/place to pay (I think $55) on the Fed.Board website to find out in a day or so if you passed the exam? I read on these posts to search for a lic. # and see if one comes up under your name, but is there another way?? How quickly can i expect to find out if I pass or not??
THANK YOU! :)

If you did it by computer based testing it takes about a week to get the results. Fed Boards won't post it before then

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Sue Sillen in pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

In PA you can go to the FSBPT and type in your info and it will say "license approved" if you pass. I found out by 9:30 am the next day and it did not cost me anything extra.

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

56 months ago

Sue Sillen in pittsburgh, Pennsylvania said: In PA you can go to the FSBPT and type in your info and it will say "license approved" if you pass. I found out by 9:30 am the next day and it did not cost me anything extra.

THANK YOU for the info! I did just find out that this is avlb. in certain states only, and luckily TX is also one of them :)

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

56 months ago

Kristi66PTA in Washington said: I just took PTA exam and passed first time around. I had graduated from my program in June and have been studying hard all summer so it was definitely worth committing to the studying. I just wanted to wish everyone best of luck. I used Scorebuilders, IER, and I did take the PEAT. If I can do it .... anyone can do it!! My best advice would be not to wait too long after your program to take it. I think the Scorebuilders and IER texts and practice tests were great study tools, but the PEAT was a mess. I was booted out over 40 times while trying to take both tests and had to keep signing back in. They have the PEAT so protected that it was slow and full of problems just to take the practice exams and then reviewing them was a frustrating experience that I could have done without. I also would not worry if you do not do too well on the PEAT. Some of my lowest scores were on the PEAT but that did not reflect on my actual NPTAE score. Just my experience :)

THANK YOU for the info. on your experience. I am going to take the exam next Tuesday and just completed my 2nd PEAT this morning... I scored 57% and am very concerned about this, but it IS higher than the first time around. Should I be majorly worried, or is this seemingly low number what some people, including you, are saying NOT to worry about ? LOL I took the 3 Scorebuilder exams repeatedly, scoring in the 88/89 range on the first times and in the 116/126 range on the last times.... not really sure if this just means I remorized the questions OR it I am retaining some info...?? How does this compare with your (and others) results??

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

krystle3556 in Pennsylvania said: Hey everyone! I graduated from PTA school in 2004. I had to conquer some obstacles during my last semester of college after suddenly losing my mother. I failed my exam twice. I am so happy i found this blog. I felt like i was the only one out there who let such time pass by. Now I won't give up and ya'll gave me HOPE. I have the hardest time making a study outline & daily review schedule for myself. If anyone has any suggestions ..I'd really appreciate it!! Thanks, Good Luck & Congrats : ) ...

what school you went to for PTA. please let me know, i am looking for school.

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dannylynn in Chicago, Illinois

56 months ago

SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania said: what school you went to for PTA. please let me know, i am looking for school.

leave your email on this sight krystle, and I will contact you by email.

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

my email adress is sonamunda215@hotmail.com. please let me if any one year school or where you went to school for. thank you

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Forestville, California

56 months ago

Kristi66PTA in Washington said: I just took PTA exam and passed first time around. I had graduated from my program in June and have been studying hard all summer so it was definitely worth committing to the studying. I just wanted to wish everyone best of luck. I used Scorebuilders, IER, and I did take the PEAT. If I can do it .... anyone can do it!! My best advice would be not to wait too long after your program to take it. I think the Scorebuilders and IER texts and practice tests were great study tools, but the PEAT was a mess. I was booted out over 40 times while trying to take both tests and had to keep signing back in. They have the PEAT so protected that it was slow and full of problems just to take the practice exams and then reviewing them was a frustrating experience that I could have done without. I also would not worry if you do not do too well on the PEAT. Some of my lowest scores were on the PEAT but that did not reflect on my actual NPTAE score. Just my experience :)

THANKS for your post. I am a little nervous about my PEAT scores because my Giles scores are pretty good. I just got online advantage tests from Giles and I am doing really well. I don't want to become too wrapped up in the PEAT scores. I am already tripped up enough about the NPTE but it seems to go away at night when I talk to my friend who just passed and is working as a traveling PTA in another state and loving it. Dreams come true... thanks again. Do you want to sell your flashcards? I hear the Giles Flashcards are great and I just can't afford them right now. Any job leads? My buddy is working in Texas.. there is a high need in TX for PTAS.

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abstractchick40@aol.com in Forestville, California

56 months ago

cathy in San Antonio, Texas said: THANK YOU for the info. on your experience. I am going to take the exam next Tuesday and just completed my 2nd PEAT this morning... I scored 57% and am very concerned about this, but it IS higher than the first time around. Should I be abmajorly worried, or is this seemingly low number what some people, including you, are saying NOT to worry about ? LOL I took the 3 Scorebuilder exams repeatedly, scoring in the 88/89 range on the first times and in the 116/126 range on the last times.... not really sure if this just means I remorized the questions OR it I am retaining some info...?? How does this compare with your (and others) results??

The PEAT is super hard.. I hear it really prepares you for the real thing but don't get discouraged. I scored 45 the first time and 84 the second.

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BESACHE in Everett, Washington

56 months ago

abstractchick40@aol.com said: I am not sure about the online versio of Scorebuilders. I have a disk (actually 2 disks, both 2008 and 2010) and I just pop it in and bam... I would call your school. Sorry I did just purchase the peat from fsbpt and I didn't do as well as I did on Scorebuilders. I would encourage you to get the Peat. Its $90 for 30 days and the questions are very close to the ones on the NPTE. Good luck to you. Jennifer

Hi Jennifer
Congrats! Do you still have those two disk ,i have the scorebuilder book not the dick , can u sell it to me please . If you still have please email me smartbinou@yahoo.com

Thanks

Besache

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lschaper in Spring, Texas

56 months ago

Can anyone tell me the PTA continuing education requirements in Texas? Is it true you need to take 20 hours of class?

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lschaper in Spring, Texas

56 months ago

Also, What is the average salary for a rehab aide?

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

56 months ago

I just finished the Exam and will hopefully see the results tomorrow on line. I wonder how my experience compares to others who have recently taken this - - - I felt thatthe PEAT was definitely harder, and I left feeling pretty good about the Exam. Not sure if it was good enough to pass or not, though.... I counted right at about 50 questions that I did not feel confident about or just did not know at all... out of the 200. If you've taken this Exam, how does this compare to how you felt after you left there???

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Sue Sillen in pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

I felt that the actual exam was much tougher than the PEAT, but the PEAT was helpful in that it was formatted much like the exam. I left the exam totally unsure of how I did, as did many of my classmates. The ones who failed the exam knew right away that they failed, but everyone else had the same unsure feeling. Best of luck to you.

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

56 months ago

I took the exam in TX yesterday afternoon and had my results on the Feb. board website by 7:30 this morning... PASSED on first time! :)
I worked as a PTA in the AF for almost 10 years, got out in 1996 and never sat for the exam nor worked in the field since then. I began studying around June and I used the Giles StudyGuide and O'Sullivan Rehab. book (that I just got about a week before the exam!) and I passed from these. I also did the PEAT, which I thought was more difficult than the actual exam. I scored pretty low on the PEAT and was very concerned about the exam, but... LUCKILY I passed!! IF I CAN DO IT, you can too! :)
Sorry, before anyone asks, but I do not intend to see the books but would not mind sharing more info. on them. GOOD LUCK to everyone who has yet to test, and thanks to everyone for their help/advice!

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abstractchick40@aol.com

56 months ago

Congrats on passing the NPTE on the first try. I have all of the Giles books and the PEAT as well and am going to take the NPTE on the 20th. I am curious to swap info over my e mail address if you would like to. I am going to be a traveling PTA in Texas. I see you are from San Antonio and I would like to ask you a few questions. Thanks you, Jennifer

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

56 months ago

is any state do not require school for the NPTE

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Tom Wallman in Hermitage, Tennessee

56 months ago

Hi to all who read this, and a big congrats to all who have passed the PTA exam in your respective states! I was working as a Rehab tech up until about a month ago, was terminated on Friday, Aug. 13! Pretty much a "Black Friday"!! Anyway, I've been looking for another rehab tech job, but no luck! I really think The Almighty Father himself is trying to tell me to get moving on taking the test, or move on to something else. I've got the Scorebuilders book with exams, and have taken one test. Before I lost my job, I got complacent and lost the drive to keep studying. I know it's time to do it! My question is this-is there anyone in the Metro Nashville area reading this who would like a study partner? If so, email me @ Rockyroad1245@bellsouth.net. I know I would get more out of everything, hopefully they would too!

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Brian in Peterborough, New Hampshire

55 months ago

Hello, I have been on the boards before but not for a couple years. I graduated in 2008 with my PTA Associate's degree and made the biggest mistake of my life not taking the exam right away. I was young and was still not sure what I wanted to do for a career. Now, three years later, I am looking to get back into the field but I am very discouraged and believe I do not have high hopes of passing being out of the field for so long. On top of that, I am in New Hampshire and I am not sure if I can even sit for the exam or not after waiting this long. What is the best route I should take to start up again? Also, if anyone has any info on PTA exam policies regarding how long one can wait after graduating to sit for the exam that would be great. Any advice would be priceless and thanks in advance!- Brian

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Brian in Peterborough, New Hampshire

55 months ago

ello, I have been on the boards before but not for a couple years. I graduated in 2008 with my PTA Associate's degree and made the biggest mistake of my life not taking the exam right away. I was young and was still not sure what I wanted to do for a career. Now, three years later, I am looking to get back into the field but I am very discouraged and believe I do not have high hopes of passing being out of the field for so long. On top of that, I am in New Hampshire and I am not sure if I can even sit for the exam or not after waiting this long. What is the best route I should take to start up again? Also, if anyone has any info on PTA exam policies regarding how long one can wait after graduating to sit for the exam that would be great. Any advice would be priceless and thanks in advance!- Brian

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Ann in Gilbert, Arizona

55 months ago

DavidT in Berwyn, Illinois said: I got the Giles book as above, but to be honest.. i didnt really use it... Heck, i didnt really study and i passed easily. You just have to use common sense.. its especially easy if you've already worked in a field etc.

Before taking my exam i worked for 10 months at a hospital in Canada.. then i moved down to IL in feb, 2008. did nothing for about 8 months related to my field (waiting for authorization to work visa to go through) then at the beginning of Oct, 2008 i got a job as a Tech waiting to take my exam on Nov 19, 2008.. i passed it and now im a full fledged PTA once again..

Either you know the material or you dont. if you've failed twice.. take some review courses or go pay to audit some classes as a reminder...

Thanks for your comments. I think we all have common sense but It takes some of us a bit more to study. Some people are able to take a class and not study at all but there are others of us like myself that require taking notes and studying our tails off and still make a low score. So please don't discourage us people that don't have photgraphic memories ....

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

55 months ago

Hi Brian. Don't be discouraged! I was out of the field for 14 years (!!!!) and passed on the first try. And no, I am NOT some kind of whiz kid at tests! I studied about 2 months, using the Scorebuilders guide and also the O'Sullivan Rehabilitation book, both of which I ordered on Amazon.
Also did the PEAT. I thought the practices tests were more difficult than the actual exam, but that's only my opinion.
Review your nerves, muscles, Spinal Cord lesions/injuries, Peds, Diseases, and you should do fine. :)

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

55 months ago

Hello, I have been on the boards before but not for a couple years. I graduated in 2008 with my PTA Associate's degree and made the biggest mistake of my life not taking the exam right away. I was young and was still not sure what I wanted to do for a career. Now, three years later, I am looking to get back into the field but I am very discouraged and believe I do not have high hopes of passing being out of the field for so long. On top of that, I am in New Hampshire and I am not sure if I can even sit for the exam or not after waiting this long. What is the best route I should take to start up again? Also, if anyone has any info on PTA exam policies regarding how long one can wait after graduating to sit for the exam that would be great. Any advice would be priceless and thanks in advance!- Brian

ALSO, BRIAN... I am not sure about the rules in NH but there was NOT a problem in TX regarding the amount of time I completed my AA until I sat for the exam (14 years)
Good Luck! ;)

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cathy in San Antonio, Texas

55 months ago

abstractchick40@aol.com said: Congrats on passing the NPTE on the first try. I have all of the Giles books and the PEAT as well and am going to take the NPTE on the 20th. I am curious to swap info over my e mail address if you would like to. I am going to be a traveling PTA in Texas. I see you are from San Antonio and I would like to ask you a few questions. Thanks you, Jennifer

Hi Jennifer and thank you! Sorry for the late reply but I just saw this! Good luck (if it's not too late)! Just review your nerves, muscles, diseases, Peds, spinal cord injuries/lesions and you should do fine!! :)

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JennMassageTherapist

55 months ago

ann in Gonzales, Louisiana said: I am trying to take my second practice exam on score builders site but cannot figure out how. They are both paid for from taking course at school. I can login and see my first attempt but nothing prompting me in a direction of my second attempt. This class is amazing but website frustrating! Hopefully someone can help.

I have the Scorebuilders Online Advantage right now and there should be two tests. You should be able to take them twice. If you want to e mail me direct, I can help you more, hope this helps. I did good on first one but second one, below average 69% which was actually a bit highter for the avg. PTA student taking the tests, which was 62%. Looking over my answers, I should have done better, I knew the answers but just brain farted on many of them. I learned to read the question twice now so that I got it down and then I answer it in my head and THEN look for the correct option. abstractchick40@aol.com (no newbie questions about PTA schools please, I am trying to practice serious time management) Good luck on the NPTE and your future, Jenn

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JennMassageTherapist

55 months ago

cathy in San Antonio, Texas said: Hi Jennifer and thank you! Sorry for the late reply but I just saw this! Good luck (if it's not too late)! Just review your nerves, muscles, diseases, Peds, spinal cord injuries/lesions and you should do fine!! :)

Thank you Cathy. I had more questions about Texas then the actual NPTE and I think you did send me a direct e mail telling me to get my transcrips. That was something that I overlooked. Hope you are well and again thanks for the e mails. Jenn~

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JennMassageTherapist

55 months ago

I agree.. people that just walk into a test with no studying have good luck or have a ton of experience in the PT world. I study all week and then someone says.. I don't and Mehhh. I think that maybe they have a really cool gaurdian angel! Scott Giles is GOD!! I have 8 of his tests and I learn so much from them. Even if the questions are not on the NPTE, I have prepared myself (via Giles) to be a more prepared PTA.

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mzelln in Meadville, Pennsylvania

55 months ago

what 2 states do not require a license to practice as a pta?

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SAM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

55 months ago

People from NJ anyone went to Mercer Community college. please let me know if some one went to that school for PTA. I appreciate for your help.

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