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TOPIC: Passed PMP (2nd attempt)

Passed PMP (2nd attempt) 3 years 2 months ago #11072

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Took the PMP exam yesterday and I am very happy to write that I passed!

This is my 2nd attempt and I was very nervous however I was determined to accomplish my goal in attaining my certification by this year.

1st Attempt:
- Took a 4 day bootcamp
- Revise through binder/notes/flashcards
- Memorized formulas and 47 processes
- did not read PMBOK

Result: FAIL :'(

2nd Attempt:
- Purchased PM Exam Simulator
- Took all 9 mock exams and scored btw 73%-86%
- Read PMBok twice
- Read Rita's twice
- Extra focus on Integration, Risk, Change Control, Closing
- On the day of exam i skimmed through Integration, Risk, Change Control, Closing again

Result: PASS :) - i literally teared when I saw the word "Congralutions!!"

Questions were mostly on Communications, Stakeholder, HR, Risk, Change Control and Closing steps (What would a PM do next? What would a PM do before? What would a PM use? etc)

My saving grace was the PM Prepcast! Thank you Cornelius Fichtner and team for creating this mock exams. If i knew this was so helpful, I would not have wasted time on a bootcamp and jumped straight to the prepcast/simulator.

Now to face the real world!

Thank you.

Passed PMP (2nd attempt) 3 years 2 months ago #11086

  • Stan Po, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM
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Dear Rachel,

Congratulations on passing your exam!

Thank you for sharing your success and lessons learned. We are glad to hear that our products helped you prepare and pass your exam.

Good luck in all your future endeavors.
Regards,
Stan

Passed PMP (2nd attempt) 3 years 2 months ago #11113

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Congrats on sticking to it and trying again. Welcome to the team!
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