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TOPIC: Passed PMP on 1st try, 3ATs

Passed PMP on 1st try, 3ATs 1 year 5 months ago #30171

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I have been lackadasically studying for the PMP since the start of the year, and in earnest since October. This study has consisted of PMP-prepcast simulator exams (both timed, learning, and mock), as well as one PMI study hall exam and a bunch of flashcards. My studying pattern was pretty inconsistent, with usually 2-4 small quizzes a week, no studying on the weekend, and working in a full mock test once a week for the last 5 weeks. My prepcast mock scores were 65, 67, 71 and 76 respectively, while the one PMI study hall exam was only 68. My major concern going into the test was my weak grasp on memorized formulas for various calculations and ITTO specifics. When I first tried to schedule my test, I apparently missed the secondary confirmation of the appointment, so I showed up at Pearson last Friday only to find that I wasn't on the schedule. I called PMI to get that corrected and had so similar hurdles when I showed up today.

The exam itself was nowhere near as difficult as I was expecting and I didn't see a single calculation or ITTO specific question. Overall test time was just over 2 hours, with skipping the second break period. I was fairly confident as I was wrapping up that I would pass, but did not expect to have 3 ATs as well.
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Passed PMP on 1st try, 3ATs 1 year 5 months ago #30172

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