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TOPIC: Passed on 1st attempt

Passed on 1st attempt 3 years 2 months ago #11230

  • Jeff Beringer
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Today I passed on my first attempt, scoring proficient in all 5 domains.

Here is a summary of what worked for me, starting with a lot of experience, but zero previous PMBOK / PMI exposure.

1. PM PrepCast - After watching each lesson, I read the related section in PMBOK. Then I went out for my nightly run, thinking about the concepts and how I applied (or failed to apply) the concepts and best practices on my projects.

2. PM Simulator - Completed several quizzes and two full practice exams, reviewing incorrect answers and rereading relevant sections in PMBOK.

3. Rita Mulcahy's - Read and completed exercises and practice questions in each chapter. (Perhaps most valuable for me was playing the "What-Comes-Before-Game" several times until I could complete 100% correct). Also what helped me was to think about the concepts and exercises during my nightly run.

4. PM Simulator - Completed two more full length practice exams, including the ITTO, scoring 85% & 90%.

In retrospect, the only thing I would have done differently would be to have engaged in PMP training and certification several years ago.

Thanks again to Cornelius and PM-PrepCast!

Passed on 1st attempt 3 years 2 months ago #11244

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

Congratulations on passing your exam!

Thank you for sharing your success and lessons learned.

Good luck in all your future endeavors.
Regards,
Stan
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