You’ve completed all your coursework, logged all your pre-clinical hours, and finished your internship. Now, only one thing stands between you & starting your dream career: the board examination.
No matter your study style, preparing for the exam can be a daunting task. That’s why Kat & her special guests put together this free MT-BC board exam prep workshop– knowing HOW to take a test is just as impactful on your success as knowing WHAT is on the test. 🙂 Your hard work over the past few years has given you everything you need to step out as a new leader in healthcare with that MT-BC on your name tag. CONQUER that exam, and wear it proudly!
Here is your exam prep workshop! ✏️ With special guests ?
*SPECIAL NOTE: Lillieth mentions hand-scoring. That was a 20th Century feature! NO LONGER AVAILABLE. If you’re one point off, there is no negotiation.
✏️3:50 Bell curve explanation of standardized tests
✏️4:30 The most common time management mistake while taking the exam, and how to FLIP THIS AROUND so you ? CONQUER ?
✏️7:15 Why the scratch paper you use in the exam room is more valuable than your wallet and phone COMBINED
✏️11:00 The answers that the exam writers will NEVER want you to choose
✏️13:00 Haley Elizabeth Stead, MT-BC guest introduction – just passed in spring 2018
✏️13:50 How to lower your stress around taking the exam
✏️14:20 Why you should take the practice exam
✏️14:50 How to use SELF-TRUST to move gracefully through the exam
✏️15:25 Why you should answer ? EVERY ? QUESTION ? on the exam – Don’t leave any question blank!
✏️16:20 Use rituals to boost your confidence!
✏️17:45 Lillieth Cusick Grand, MA, MT-BC guest introduction – long time mentor to students & new professionals
✏️19:05 Know that the exam IS PASSABLE – You can barely pass and that’s GOOD! Failing is not the end of the world!
✏️19:50 No two exams are the same, and you’ll never see the practice exam questions on the exam. BUT here’s what you need to know about the practice exam.
✏️21:05 THIS is your best study guide is the 2 “Intro to MT” books
✏️21:30 Why you gotta walk in fresh and confident and “I’m already a MT!”
✏️22:50 What to do 3 consecutive days prior to the exam, day of, what to wear
✏️25:30 BRING WATER ?
✏️26:30 Which questions to answer FIRST and how to avoid careless mistakes
✏️29:50 ?What to do when a question has 2+ answers that could be correct
✏️40:20 Carrie Whatley, MT-BC guest introduction – just passed in May 2018
✏️41:50 How to avoid overwhelm by breaking it down during the prep time
✏️42:30 Carrie’s personal best strategies ASIDE FROM reading books! How to tap into YOUR best learning approach.
✏️44:25 Which practice test is better
✏️45:20 Which FB group is the best for studying up on the exam! https://www.facebook.com/groups/12414…, run by Madi R. Pote!
✏️47:20 Take chapters of the populations you are least familiar with, then read those of Davis, Gfeller, Thaut Intro book!
✏️48:30 What to do on EXAM DAY! (Carrie gets big text-taking anxiety, so this is very valuable!)
✏️49:55 What to do when you’re 2/3 done and your brain is MUSH ?
✏️51:10 Carrie’s strategy on how to use your scratch paper
✏️52:45 Stay tuned in to the countdown timer! How to break down your TIME MANAGEMENT, using the countdown timer.
✏️55:55 Kathrine Lee, MT-BC, guest introduction. She passed in 2017!
✏️57:00 For those who DON’T want to read all the books and make flash cards and create visuals, etc…
✏️58:08 What to do on the day of – Kathrine sings the best mantra song by Robin Rio!
✏️59:00 Why the scratch paper was Kathrine’s LIFE LINE during the exam!
And how she used her awareness of her humanistic approach as her SUPERPOWER in determining the answer.
✏️1:03:58 The best location to use to take the practice exam! GAME CHANGER.
Jedi Mind Trick #1: Turn DEFEAT into CURIOUSITY
Jedi Mind Trick #2: Turn “This won’t work for me…” into “How can I MAKE this work for me?”
After you pass the exam (because we KNOW you will!)…
Once you conquer that exam and get those sweet credentials, earn your first CMTEs with our FREE Professional Success Course! It’s designed to help you kickstart your career with advice from the pros & put all those skills you’ve practiced to work in your dream job.
with Kerry Devlin, MT-BC
Take our free Professional Success course for 3 CMTEs! You’ll learn how to best prepare for your sessions, how to rock your internship and job interviews, how to create a stand-out resume even if you’re just entering the professional world, how to get your DREAM job, and MUCH MORE!
Our free course dedicated to your success – Join 1,000+ others who’ve taken it, and sign up now!