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TOPIC: I Passed the 2020 exam on 16th December

I Passed the 2020 exam on 16th December 9 months 3 weeks ago #25837

  • Kamran Amini
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I'm happy to announce that I passed the exam, and i'm now a PMP.
2AT, 3 Ts
Overall exam was tough. I did not use calculator at all.
2 Critical Path Method questions (not hard)
PMP exam is also very much an endurance, self control and time management test.
I'm very happy I passed it, at some stage (twice, 75% or so during each component of exam), I thought I may not be able to answer all questions, but I quickly picked up pace and answered all questions.
Towards last 20-30 questions I had to be very fast, I also had to guess 2-5 as I was running out of time towards the end; and as I was getting stressed toward last hurdle, I found myself reading 2, 3 times, and still not getting it, this is due to fatigue.
Don NOT attempt to memorize ITTOs, no need, only try to understand why an Input/tool/output is used for a process. You don't have to know all by heart, it is impossible!
Also even if one could memorize ITTOs, but if she/he did not understand them and not understand the process flow, then she/he will fail for sure.

I didn't study much on two days before exam, only very light revision of 1-2 hrs/day on last 2 day.

Also get a good night sleep prior night.
My exam was @ 10:30 in the morning, Night before I was in bed for 9 hours, but only could sleep for 3 (as I was anxious), if that happens to you, do what I did, get some energy drink in the morning.
Wishing all you PMP aspirants, all the very best and Happy New Year.

I Passed the 2020 exam on 16th December 9 months 2 weeks ago #25910

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Congratulations, Kamran! Thanks for coming back and sharing your experiences and tips - sleep is really important for me too!

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