Frequently Asked Questions
HOW IS ACE DIFFERENT THAN OTHER SCOREBUILDERS' REVIEW COURSES?
ACE offers all of the same benefits as our On-Campus and Webinar Review Courses held annually at over 300 PT and PTA academic programs throughout the United States. The online course led by Dr. Scott Giles PT, DPT, MBA utilizes 225 streaming videos, interactive study tools, and challenging multiple-choice questions to assist students to reach their potential on this critically important examination.
CAN STUDENTS TAKING THE ON-CAMPUS OR WEBINAR COURSE UTILIZE ACE?
All three of our review courses are unique offerings, meaning that students utilizing one of the products only have access to that particular product.
HOW LONG WILL STUDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO ACE?
Students will have access to ACE for a 120 day period. The access period does not begin at the time of purchase, but rather when the student formally begins the online course.
IF THE 120 DAY PERIOD EXPIRES, IS THERE A WAY TO GAIN ADDITIONAL ACCESS TO ACE?
To purchase an extension for ACE call Scorebuilders (207) 885-0304. The cost of an extension until the next scheduled examination date is $30.
IS ACE DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUAL STUDENT USE?
Yes! Students are required to agree to a terms and condition agreement prior to utilizing ACE. The agreement clearly specifies that the use of the established ACE account by any other party is strictly forbidden and would be considered a violation of existing copyright law.
CAN MULTIPLE STUDENTS UTILIZE THE SAME ACE ACCOUNT?
Use of ACE by any other party other than the original purchaser is strictly forbidden and would be considered a violation of existing copyright law.
CAN I ACCESS ACE ON MULTIPLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES?
ACE is fully scalable, meaning that you can access the online course on your personal computer, tablet or mobile device. Our goal was to create a revolutionary online offering compatible with your busy lifestyle.
CAN I RETAKE THE ACTIVITIES IN ACE?
Students cannot retake the nine sample activities consisting of multiple-choice questions, however, they are able to review their results, including the explanation of the correct and incorrect options and explanatory videos, an unlimited number of times. Students attempting to determine mastery using multiple-choice questions should utilize exams that they have not been previously exposed to. Information on other sources of sample exams is available at www.scorebuilders.com
. All other components of ACE are available to the registered user an unlimited number of times during the registration period.
ARE THE QUESTIONS UTILIZED IN ACE THE SAME QUESTIONS UTILIZED IN OTHER SCOREBUILDERS’ PRODUCTS?
The questions utilized in ACE are not used in any other Scorebuilders’ products.
ARE THE QUESTIONS IN ACE ACTUAL QUESTIONS FROM THE CURRENT OR A FORMER VERSION OF THE NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINATIONS?
No! The questions utilized in all of our products are unique to and created by Scorebuilders. Any similarity in the questions contained within the sample activities and the questions on any version of the National Physical Therapy Examinations is purely coincidental. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy does not authorize any company to use actual examination questions in their licensing resources.
ARE THE QUESTIONS IN ACE DESIGNED TO BE SIMILAR IN STYLE AND FORMAT TO THE QUESTIONS ON THE NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINATIONS?
Our goal is to write questions that are as consistent as possible with the questions on the National Physical Therapy Examinations. Great care is taken to make sure the questions are developed using the format and style used on the actual examination. Each question is designed to be reflective of subject matter contained within the current examination blueprint published by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Our item writers include a mix of academic faculty and full time clinicians with a variety of advanced degrees and clinical specializations. Students routinely comment that our sample exams are extremely consistent with the difficulty level of the actual National Physical Therapy Examinations.
CAN A SCHOOL PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH ACCESS TO ACE USING AN INSTITUTIONAL LICENSE?
No! This would be considered a violation of existing copyright law. Schools interested in discounts for a class purchase should contact our office directly to discuss the terms and conditions.
IS THERE A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AVAILABLE AFTER COMPLETING ACE?
A certificate of completion is issued after all of the modules of ACE have been completed.
HOW DO I ACCESS BASECAMP (120 DAYS) THAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PURCHASE OF ACE?
A unique access code for both ACE and Basecamp is included on the order confirmation email that was autogenerated at the time of purchase. To use Basecamp simply go to basecamp-sb.com
and click on the Enter Access Code button.