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TOPIC: Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump

Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump 4 months 3 weeks ago #20765

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Can anyone that has taken the online proctored exam tell me how they handle not having a whiteboard to write on? I presume they would just let me use blank paper and ask to inspect them before the exam starts.

Any advice is appreciated. I test this coming week at home!

Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump 4 months 3 weeks ago #20767

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Unfortunately scrap paper allowed, you can use the white board as your "brain dump" space, but I have read other forums (credit etc.)saying that the paint tool is a little clumsy and folks ended up not even bothering for the sake of time. I have also heard a calculator will populate on your screen for formula based questions, if that is helpful as well.

Good luck!

Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump 4 months 3 weeks ago #20771

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I really appreciate the info, but now I'm second guessing taking the exam at home. Unless I can type the formulas onto the whiteboard, it sounds like the ability to do a brain dump doesn't exist. Also, just ability to work out a problem in front of me is gone!

Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump 3 months 1 week ago #21553

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I was surprised to know that no paper or pencil is allowed. I cancelled my online exam to change it to onsite but unfortunately there is no date available in any locations near me.Not sure if it is actually full or they haven't opened yet.
this is very discouraging as data dump really helps in understanding the questions.

Online Proctored Exam and the Brain Dump 3 months 1 week ago #21618

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You can start practising on MS Paint and use the Text Button for brain dump.
Also practise drawing critical paths on MS paint.
I did not get many mathematical formula based questions in my PMP test (~2-3).
You can put comments to each question(there is a feature in Online proctored test) in case you have any thoughts in mind regarding the question.

All the best for your exam.

Whiteboard feature is explained @:
home.pearsonvue.com/op/online-proctored-whiteboard-overview
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