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TOPIC: Passed the PMP on my first try

Passed the PMP on my first try 1 year 4 months ago #28168

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I took the prep course from a competitor, but was very disatisfied with the sample exam questions and clarificaItions. I learned of the Prepcast simulator and joined right away. The questions, answers, and explanations really hit home with me. I have been a project manager for over 20 years. I spent a great deal of time in the simulator to understand how some of the new ideas about project management work with what I already know and do.

I burned through about 1500 "ish" on the test questions. I am a little slow at reading, so time was always critical for me. I always took timed tests. I found a great pattern for me was to take small tests of 40 questions and then immediately do a review and then repeat.

As my test time grew close, I took 2 practice exams. scored 81% and 82%. From the graph print out on my exam review, it looks like I got at least that on the exam. All three areas were AT.

I finished the exam with about 30 minutes to spare. I plowed through the exam without any breaks. I took the exam at a test center, and thought the breaks would be more disruptive than they were worth.

Good luck everyone!!

Passed the PMP on my first try 1 year 4 months ago #28173

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Todd,

Congratulations on passing your exam!

Thank you for sharing your success and lessons learned. I remember the valuable inputs you have provided via the simulator Live Feedback feature. We are glad to hear that our products helped you prepare for and pass your exam.

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