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Which exam prep book to consider

Which PMP exam book should one consider using when self-studying?
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Definitely you have to read the PMBOK, and it helped me a LOT using the Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep (9th edition) I'll leave you the link to buy it here (it's on discount).

I like the content created by the team at PM Master Prep. They take a different approach to learning the material, and have a variety of mediums to deliver it. Their exam simulator is excellent too.

You can purchase everything you need here:

In my view it's excellent value for money

Hello Derek,

from my experience, you do need at least one (better two) good prep books beside the PMBoK Guide.

Which one depends on your learning style and preference.
Rita's, of course, is still the most popular one and it is one of the best for sure. But it can be overwhelming.

I do also like HEADFIRST by O'Reilly or also the one by Joseph Philips. A very comprehensive one is the one by Scott Payne for instance.

Since we are not allowed to post external links here at the discussion board, I will send you a private message also.



You do not need an exam preparation book. What you need is: 1-read and understanding all the related information inside the PMI Certification websiete, mainly the content outline. 2-take the PMBOK as the basement. You do not need to memorize it, you need to understand it. That´s because the exam questions are situational questions. 3-take into account all related bibliography cited into the PMBOK and read it.

PMI-PMBOK 6 Edition. You can also try "PMP Exam Prep " by Rita Mulcahy

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