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I'd like to say a big thanks to Cornelius and the rest of the PM Prepcast team as well. I passed my PMP a couple of weeks ago and the podcast was a brilliant help, can't recommend it enough.
As well as this, my main reference book was by Head First which I found very accessible. While reading this, I'd go through the Prepcast later on to take a break from reading and to reinforce what I'd been reading. Having it to watch on my laptop or iPhone was a big help as I could listen to it whenever I had some spare time at work or even travelling.
Through this process I used the PMBOK guide as a cross-reference tool and when done reading, started to do practice exam questions. Any questions I got wrong, I would look up the answers in the PMBOK and write them down which I think helps reinforce (again) some of the lessons.
The exam was the hardest one I've done in a long time. I used the tutorial time to write down some formulas and a table detailing the knowledge areas and processes. I finished the exam in just under two hours, but that's my nature when doing these exams. I review very few questions because I've learned that my initial answer is usually the most accurate. I also feel that because of the nature of the questions, by reviewing them, I would probably do more harm than good.
Going through the exam I marked any of the formula questions to do at the end so that I didn't break my rhythm by stopping to work out calculations.
This interview with Simona Fallavollita (LinkedIn Profile) was recorded at the magnificient Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Conference 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. We discuss the how, what, why and when of the changes that are coming to the PMP exam.