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TOPIC: PMP passed in 3 moths

PMP passed in 3 moths 5 months 1 week ago #7684

  • Luca dello Ioio
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Hi everybody !

I'll be frank with you all : I bought pm-prepcast only because I need those PDU's and I searched for the cheapest way to have them!
I planned to study the PMBOK guide and never listen to those lessons.
I also bought the exam simulator because several years ago I passed a CISCO certification and I remember that training with a simulator is a key to success in a multiple choice test.
I didn't use any other book.
Then I just listen few lessons for curiosity and I got a brilliant idea (you must also know that I'm a lazy guy): I can pass the exam without read all the PMBOK guide!
I spent about 2 month listening the lessons (at speed of 1.5x) for 2/3 hours per day.
I would appreciate more sample question at the end of each lesson!
Then I started to training with simulator for a couple of weeks. That's the hard part. At least for 6 hours per day :(
For each wrong answer (or even for the correct answers where I didn't feel comfortable) I checked the PMBOK guide (I confess) and/or re-listen the appropriate lesson.
Voilà!
The exam was tough, really! Questions was so different compared with simulator. I didn't got any question regarding inputs, outputs or T&T of given process for instance.
I used all the 4 hours and when the time expired I was pretty sure I didn't pass it.
But, you know, sometime the life positively surprise you :P
It was June the 21 and in Paris (France, not Texas) there is "La fête de la musique" so I spent all the night drinking with friends (I guess you know what I'm talking about).
Few days later I wanted to listen the lesson 99, the goodbye lesson, but my account was expired!
Cornelius, what are you saying in that lesson? Tell me please!

PMP passed in 3 moths 5 months 6 days ago #7686

  • Kimberly Bortz
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Congratulations Luca on passing the PMP!
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