November 2023 ABC Advisor

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Upcoming Subspecialty Courses:

MFM Exam Candidates - November 10-12

REI Exam Candidates - December 1-3

Urogyn Exam Candidates - January 5-7

ABC offers the most comprehensive nationwide review courses, designed to provide candidates with a deep understanding of the content. Our daily structured case sessions are tailored to equip candidates with practical knowledge and valuable tips on effective communication during the certification exam.

Courses include:

  • Course binder

  • Oral exam strategy and techniques

  • Condensed, focused, targeted lectures - reinforcing but not repeating foundation/basics from fellowship

  • Facilitated structured case exercises

  • Tips on how to defend your case list

  • Up to 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

  • Recordings will be available to candidates up to the April 2024 certifying exam

Learn more about our subspecialty courses

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Preparing for a written exam

Our best-selling Written Questions Manuals are available online and by subscription. Do you only need them for your July exam? No problem! We have a 1, 3 & 6-month subscription or a 1-year subscription available for those who want to get a head start on their CREOGs.

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Test Taking Technique

Case List Strategy

Make sure you know ALL the categories on each summary sheet, not simply the ones you have applied. This is especially applicable to the office case list, where you may have strategically dodged those dreadful primary care categories. EVERY SINGLE category is fair game on the test. Our Oral Exam FAQs can spoon-feed you questions similar to those most frequently asked in each category.

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Thanksgiving Fun Facts
  1. Thanksgiving became a national holiday in 1863.
  2. The presidential pardon of a turkey became a tradition in 1947 by President Truman.
  3. The heaviest recorded turkey weighed in at 86 pounds. It won the "Heaviest Turkey" competition in London in 1989 and it still holds the record to this day.
  4. Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to replace the eagle as the national bird.
  5. Approximately 46 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving every year.

Upcoming Deadlines, Events, and Dates: 


4th - Royal College deadline to register for the 2024 Spring exam

6th - 9th - ABOG Specialty Certifying Exam Week 3

15th - ABOG MOC application submission deadline

10th - 12th - ABC's Virtual MFM Review Course


1st - 3rd - ABC's Virtual REI Review Course

4th - 7th - ABOG Specialty Certifying Exam Week 4

15th - ABOG MOC Assignments due

15th - First application deadline for AOBOG Subspecialty Oral Exams

Test-Taking Tip

Qualifying Exam Candidates

ABOG will provide you with a scaled test score in addition to the "pass/fail" results. The cut point for passing the qualifying exam with be determined each year after psychometric evaluations of the results. The CREOG in-service training exam is a great indicator to gauge your performance. Anyone, not just residents, can take the exam and is strongly advised for those who are repeating their board exam. Don't worry... the results come only to you. However, the deadline to apply has passed, but you can register on the day of the exam. Seats are not guaranteed and the cost is $145 per examination.

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Online Test-Taking Skills Course

Available on demand

  • User Guide by Dr. Krishna Das, MD breaks down the content and order of course

  • Videos by educators

  • The use of the CQRPE method can increase exam scores by up to 20 points

  • Step by Step strategy for taking tests

  • Self-paced online course available on any device

  • Course $400. Check out our packages that include course and save.

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