What to Expect on Exam Day

On the scheduled examination date, plan to arrive at the selected NBOME National Center for Clinical Skills Testing (NCCST) at least 30 minutes before the scheduled session to check in and complete the registration process. Candidates should anticipate heavy traffic on the way to the center and plan accordingly. The high-stakes nature and complexity of this examination allow little flexibility with regard to unforseen delays. Late arrivals risk being unable to take the exam and forfeiting a significant portion of the registration fee. Prior to the examination day, students are encouraged to watch the video below, as well as to read the COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE Orientation Guide.

What To Bring
What To Expect


COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE Orientation Video

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Reference Materials

Fundamental Osteopathic Medical Competency Domains



Client Registration System Tutorial


Locations & Travel

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