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Practice Exam Instructions

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Once you login to the members area: http://members.cco.us/ and get ready to take the exam you will be presented with these instructions:

Go to http://members.cco.us/

  1. use your email as your username
  2. request the password to be sent to you.
  3. You will get an email with your password.
  4. If you don’t see it within a few minutes check your spam folder.

Please read these instructions in their entirety – it will save you frustration.

1. We recommend that you plan enough time to finish the whole test.

2. SAVE & RESUME FUNCTION

a. There is a way to Save and Resume the test but you will not be able to come back to previously answered questions. If you answer 10 of the 50 questions and save and come back only the 40 remaining will be available..

b. Choose Save and finish later button found at the bottom of the window. Do not use the link (at the top of the window), as that will not save your answers but will restart the test from the beginning.

Test is saved confirmation success screen.

c. The next time you access the test, enter your name and identical email address (that you originally used). Hit the Start button and you will be asked if you want to start over or resume the test. Choose Resume to pick up where you left off previously.

3. GETTING SCORE & RATIONALE

a.You can take the practice exam online or you can print the exam and take it on paper then come back and pop the answers into the online version of the exam (not the printed version) to get your score and rationale. When you finish the test, at the bottom of the test, click on Submit Your Answers and you will be shown your results.

b. The rationales to each question can be seen by scrolling. We recommend that you leave this window open until you are finished reviewing the explanations as there is no way to save or print.

c. Printing and copying the test or explanations is disabled in order to protect our proprietary test and intellectual property.

4. CAN I TAKE THE TEST AGAIN

a. You can also take the test multiple times but they will be the same questions.

5. WHAT IF I DISAGREE WITH AN ANSWER

a. If you have a question about a test answer, please take a screenshot (e.g. using Snipping Tool which comes with Windows or use Jing (free download for Windows or Mac) and send it to http://www.cco.us/cco-helpdesk-request/. Email the screenshot, along with the name of the test, so that we can resolve the issue.

6. TIMING- example

Follow the blitz method of 1 hour per 30 questions ( 1 column of the AAPC scantron form )

5 x 30 = 150 with 40 minutes left for review

Please use Chrome web browser to input your answers online. IE, Firefox, Safari are not supported at this time.

You may need to clear Cookies and Cache

Once you login to the members area: http://members.cco.us/ and get ready to take the exam you will be presented with these instructions:

Go to http://members.cco.us/

  1. use your email as your username
  2. request the password to be sent to you.
  3. You will get an email with your password.
  4. If you don't see it within a few minutes check your spam folder.

Please read these instructions in their entirety - it will save you frustration.

1. We recommend that you plan enough time to finish the whole test.

2. SAVE & RESUME FUNCTION

a. There is a way to Save and Resume the test but you will not be able to come back to previously answered questions. If you answer 10 of the 50 questions and save and come back only the 40 remaining will be available..

b. Choose Save and finish later button found at the bottom of the window. Do not use the link (at the top of the window), as that will not save your answers but will restart the test from the beginning.

Test is saved confirmation success screen.

c. The next time you access the test, enter your name and identical email address (that you originally used). Hit the Start button and you will be asked if you want to start over or resume the test. Choose Resume to pick up where you left off previously.

3. GETTING SCORE & RATIONALE

a.You can take the practice exam online or you can print the exam and take it on paper then come back and pop the answers into the online version of the exam (not the printed version) to get your score and rationale. When you finish the test, at the bottom of the test, click on Submit Your Answers and you will be shown your results.

b. The rationales to each question can be seen by scrolling. We recommend that you leave this window open until you are finished reviewing the explanations as there is no way to save or print.

c. Printing and copying the test or explanations is disabled in order to protect our proprietary test and intellectual property.

4. CAN I TAKE THE TEST AGAIN

a. You can also take the test multiple times but they will be the same questions.

5. WHAT IF I DISAGREE WITH AN ANSWER

a. If you have a question about a test answer, please take a screenshot (e.g. using Snipping Tool which comes with Windows or use Jing (free download for Windows or Mac) and send it to http://www.cco.us/cco-helpdesk-request/. Email the screenshot, along with the name of the test, so that we can resolve the issue.

6. TIMING- example

Follow the blitz method of 1 hour per 30 questions ( 1 column of the AAPC scantron form )

5 x 30 = 150 with 40 minutes left for review

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