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Made the decision to study for the exam at the start of May with the intention of taking in Mid July. I work in banking and have 2 young children - spare time is at a premium so I needed something that offered me an efficient way to learn
I purchased the Prepcast and studied in the following way
1. Took pre course self assessment - scored ~60%
2. Took the .00 exams
3. Went through a module of podcasts, read the corresponding PMBOK chapter then took the end of module exam. Scored on average around 13/15
4. Bought RMC, but time was tight, so didn't manage to complete as was focusing on....
5. PM exam simulator - over a 10 day period (booked exam ahead of planned date as I had a few holidays booked in July that I didn't want to study during) completed the 8 "normal" exams - didn't have time to take ITTO. Scored around 80% on average.
Found the exam to be similar difficulty to the simulator. Took a break after the first 100 questions (1 hr 10). Completed after 2hr 20, had a breather and then went through all the questions again (changing around 10 of the answers). After completing the review was confident I would pass but wasn't expecting all the proficient!
Have recommended to my colleagues to purchase the Prepcast simulator!
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.