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    I am happy to report that I passed the ABO Advanced exam during Opticon in Las Vegas this year. I surprised myself by passing because I did it on a whim and it was a couple of decades ago that I passed the ABO. During Opticon, I took the prep track for the test which finished on a Thursday, and then on Friday I registered and took the test at the testing site. The woman told me the results would be emailed to me a few weeks after I completed the test. You can imagine my surprise when "Passed" popped up in the screen after I submitted my answers. It made my day especially since I was unsure of how I did.

    Does anyone know the statistics for the passing of the ABO-AC test?

    I wish I didn't have to wait 3 years to submit the articles in order to obtain my Masters. I think that will be the route I choose when the time comes.


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    Congratulations Lori. That is awesome. Last statistics I heard were that about 25% of people who take the test pass it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasons View Post
    Congratulations Lori. That is awesome. Last statistics I heard were that about 25% of people who take the test pass it.

    I haven’t hear of this new statistic, it used to be about 5%. Either way, it’s a great accomplishment. Congrats!

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    Sincere congratulations are certainly in order for all of you who worked very hard and passed the voluntary and rigorous ABO-AC exam. You are right to be proud of this achievement, and now I urge you all to work towards your ABO-Master credential.
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