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    free online abo/ncle study materials?

    Anybody know of any websites that will help supplement the online abo/ncle review modules I bought from quantumopticals? I have only gone through the ABO review and Im having a hard time understand some of the topics since it doesn't really go much in details and to help me understand the material. I also saw a few errors on the slides which confuses me even more. Im trying to get that straighten out with Michael as we speak. Also if theres a website that contains some test questions since the practice examine at the end of each review doesnt tell me which one I got wrong or right. Thanks in advance

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    I'm sure it's no help now but within a year (hopefully less) there will be a free approx. 300p ABO study guide any one can down load at www.technicalopticians.org . It will be very comprehensive.

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    thats good to hear for future opticians, but hopefully I will have my license by then:cheers:

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    Do you have any specific questions, or formula uncertanies? Ask any question, fire away. I will try to help in any way pssible. I might add that the newest edition has a great article on optical formulas written by our own OptiDonn who responded above!


    Very good article Donn!


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    [quote=Fezz;160189]Do you have any specific questions, or formula uncertanies? Ask any question, fire away. I will try to help in any way pssible. I might add that the newest edition has a great article on optical formulas written by our own OptiDonn who responded above!


    Very good article Donn!


    Thanks guys, I just briefly looked over the website and it looks like it will help a lot.
    -Mike

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    Thanks! Good to see people read my stuff!:cheers:

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    Mikee,

    Please let me know what errors you may have noticed, and what parts you find confusing about the material. We have received nothing but awesome reviews about the reviews since they were posted :) So, if there is something we can do to make it better, so be it!

    Feel free to contact me via PM or through the site. I will be happy to help any way I can. Your feedback is important.
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    NEW! Online ABO/NCLE CE Credits for Opticians!

    NEW! Online REVIEW courses for the ABO and NCLE exams!

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    Not Yet

    Nothing free online yet. The most reasonable review course online is about $100 for just written materials. If you want video/audio tapes also, then you are looking at $190 and up. I can give you url addresses for ordering them.

    My college sponsors two review Saturdays (separate Saturdays for ABO then NCLE) about a month before each test. We charge $40 for each review which is 6 hours of intensive class time and all written materials. Unfortunately, you need to be in the Southern California area to take advantage of this

    Debbi B.

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    There are a lot of free CEC at the 20/20 magazine site.

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    ABO/NCLE review CD

    It's not free, but I found a review CD for ABO/NCLE for a reasonable price ($13.99, plus $1.99 shipping). There is a demo at this site: http://maxtransfer7.com/OpticianTest.html

    I just placed the order today, so I'll let everyone know if I passed the NCLE after using it.

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    Partial free study material is available here:

    http://www.laramyk.com/education/ope...udy-guide.html

    Hey Donn,

    We should combine efforts and get this thing knocked out.

    -Keith

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    Just a follow up to my previous posting: I did pass the NCLE using that cd-rom. So I do highly recommend it.
    Last edited by jjm_1965; 06-20-2008 at 04:42 PM. Reason: Clarification of message.

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    Hey Debbi,

    I know it has been a while you have taken the ABO and NCLE exam. I was wondering if you know which study materials are good and if you still know people that do any review classes for this exam. I would really appreciate if you can help me out please.

    Thank you

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    Hey Jim,

    I was wondering if you can please give me the name of the cd rom you brought to pass the ABO and NCLE.

    Thank you

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    I am taking the ABO and NCLE exam this coming November wanted to see what you guys are using to get prepared for this exam. I really want to pass it the first time around.
    Please help.

    Thxs

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