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I failed my PMP this October. I am willing to pass it this year. Can any one share any tips on the prep?
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Hello,

I recently Passed PMP with all ATs in first attempt.
Materials used:
1. Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition - Read it 2 times
2. PMBOK - Read it 2 times
3. Materials from "PMP QUEST" Training organized by PMI Bangalore

Mock Tests / Exam Simulator:
1. PM PrepCast Exam Simulator; 1400 Questions
2. Udemy "Mock tests for PMBOK 6th Edition - PMP® - Project Management Professional certification - PMI" . 300 Questions
3. some freely available online sources ( https://pmaspire.com/pmp-exam-simulator/; there was 1 from Simplilearn, etc…. Just do google search you will get) - roughly around 500 Questions
4. Scordo-PMP-Exam-Prep-Questions-Answers-Explanation - Around 1000 Questions
5. Questions from "Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition" - Around 400-500
6. Questions from "PMP QUEST" received during initial Training - 200 Question

Hints for preparation:
1. Prepare your individualized Training plan, just don’t go with only what you hear from the people who have cleared PMP. Everyone's learning approach is different.
2. Decide on which material you will use, and just stick to it, as there are lot of sources available.
3. I had to stop my preparation due to other commitments once, but I advise you not to stop once start preparing.
4. After reading Study materials once or twice, I strongly recommend to start taking mock tests; I found that these helped me to identify my weak areas, and then I went back and read those again.
5. Please take minimum of 3 to 4 Mock tests before exam. This helps to understand your speed and also you can plan your exam flow accordingly.
Ensure that after you finish mock tests, read the explanations (both correct and wrong options). This helps a lot.

All the best :)
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2 replies by Agar Mbianda and ujjwal singh
Oct 12, 2020 10:08 AM
ujjwal singh
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Thanks a lot for sharing
Oct 12, 2020 10:20 AM
Agar Mbianda
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Thanks you all. I should have posted my concerns here before taking the test. Anyway, I am more than happy to hear from y'all.
I bought Udemy: PMP: The Complete PMP Course & Practice Exam PMI PMBOK 6 '20, 6 PMP mock exams 1200 Questions PMI & PMBOK Udemy Unofficial, and "A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition".

Helpful advice, thank you so much!
Take a Prep class. A bit expensive but well worth it. I also bought their CD with over 1,200 questions on it, previously on PMP exams. At the end of my study period (about 1 week), I could answer any and all of the 1,200 prep questions without fail. Finished the exam in 2.5 hours and passed.
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1 reply by Agar Mbianda
Oct 12, 2020 10:08 AM
Agar Mbianda
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Awesome Christine! You study in about 1 week! I took prep class and bought a package of 1,200 questions too. I think I should review my study method. Thank your advice
Good morning. I found that the questions are specific to the definitions of PMI. If you don't know the definitions of the "PMI Language" used in the question, it is very difficult to choose the correct answer. Study the glossary until you can remember the specific words that define a PMI term. You will then notice how those words are used in the questions and the answers will be much easier to determine. Good luck!
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1 reply by Agar Mbianda
Oct 12, 2020 10:10 AM
Agar Mbianda
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Thanks Lorraine, I will take time to study the glossary too!
Oct 12, 2020 8:38 AM
Replying to Nagaraj Bhusannavar
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Hello,

I recently Passed PMP with all ATs in first attempt.
Materials used:
1. Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition - Read it 2 times
2. PMBOK - Read it 2 times
3. Materials from "PMP QUEST" Training organized by PMI Bangalore

Mock Tests / Exam Simulator:
1. PM PrepCast Exam Simulator; 1400 Questions
2. Udemy "Mock tests for PMBOK 6th Edition - PMP® - Project Management Professional certification - PMI" . 300 Questions
3. some freely available online sources ( https://pmaspire.com/pmp-exam-simulator/; there was 1 from Simplilearn, etc…. Just do google search you will get) - roughly around 500 Questions
4. Scordo-PMP-Exam-Prep-Questions-Answers-Explanation - Around 1000 Questions
5. Questions from "Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition" - Around 400-500
6. Questions from "PMP QUEST" received during initial Training - 200 Question

Hints for preparation:
1. Prepare your individualized Training plan, just don’t go with only what you hear from the people who have cleared PMP. Everyone's learning approach is different.
2. Decide on which material you will use, and just stick to it, as there are lot of sources available.
3. I had to stop my preparation due to other commitments once, but I advise you not to stop once start preparing.
4. After reading Study materials once or twice, I strongly recommend to start taking mock tests; I found that these helped me to identify my weak areas, and then I went back and read those again.
5. Please take minimum of 3 to 4 Mock tests before exam. This helps to understand your speed and also you can plan your exam flow accordingly.
Ensure that after you finish mock tests, read the explanations (both correct and wrong options). This helps a lot.

All the best :)
Thanks a lot for sharing
Oct 12, 2020 9:27 AM
Replying to Christine Molard
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Take a Prep class. A bit expensive but well worth it. I also bought their CD with over 1,200 questions on it, previously on PMP exams. At the end of my study period (about 1 week), I could answer any and all of the 1,200 prep questions without fail. Finished the exam in 2.5 hours and passed.
Awesome Christine! You study in about 1 week! I took prep class and bought a package of 1,200 questions too. I think I should review my study method. Thank your advice
Oct 12, 2020 9:52 AM
Replying to Lorraine Scott
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Good morning. I found that the questions are specific to the definitions of PMI. If you don't know the definitions of the "PMI Language" used in the question, it is very difficult to choose the correct answer. Study the glossary until you can remember the specific words that define a PMI term. You will then notice how those words are used in the questions and the answers will be much easier to determine. Good luck!
Thanks Lorraine, I will take time to study the glossary too!
Oct 12, 2020 8:38 AM
Replying to Nagaraj Bhusannavar
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Hello,

I recently Passed PMP with all ATs in first attempt.
Materials used:
1. Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition - Read it 2 times
2. PMBOK - Read it 2 times
3. Materials from "PMP QUEST" Training organized by PMI Bangalore

Mock Tests / Exam Simulator:
1. PM PrepCast Exam Simulator; 1400 Questions
2. Udemy "Mock tests for PMBOK 6th Edition - PMP® - Project Management Professional certification - PMI" . 300 Questions
3. some freely available online sources ( https://pmaspire.com/pmp-exam-simulator/; there was 1 from Simplilearn, etc…. Just do google search you will get) - roughly around 500 Questions
4. Scordo-PMP-Exam-Prep-Questions-Answers-Explanation - Around 1000 Questions
5. Questions from "Rita Mulcahy's PMP exam Prep Book - 9th Edition" - Around 400-500
6. Questions from "PMP QUEST" received during initial Training - 200 Question

Hints for preparation:
1. Prepare your individualized Training plan, just don’t go with only what you hear from the people who have cleared PMP. Everyone's learning approach is different.
2. Decide on which material you will use, and just stick to it, as there are lot of sources available.
3. I had to stop my preparation due to other commitments once, but I advise you not to stop once start preparing.
4. After reading Study materials once or twice, I strongly recommend to start taking mock tests; I found that these helped me to identify my weak areas, and then I went back and read those again.
5. Please take minimum of 3 to 4 Mock tests before exam. This helps to understand your speed and also you can plan your exam flow accordingly.
Ensure that after you finish mock tests, read the explanations (both correct and wrong options). This helps a lot.

All the best :)
Thanks you all. I should have posted my concerns here before taking the test. Anyway, I am more than happy to hear from y'all.
I bought Udemy: PMP: The Complete PMP Course & Practice Exam PMI PMBOK 6 '20, 6 PMP mock exams 1200 Questions PMI & PMBOK Udemy Unofficial, and "A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition".

Helpful advice, thank you so much!
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1 reply by Kokou Amouzou
Oct 12, 2020 12:39 PM
Kokou Amouzou
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Anybody to share with me the url to the PMP test questions from PMI ?
I find Rita Mulcahy exam prep book combined with PM PrepCast simulation exams as good resources.

Good luck with your second attempt.
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1 reply by Agar Mbianda
Oct 13, 2020 1:43 PM
Agar Mbianda
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I appreciate, Thanks a lot
Oct 12, 2020 10:20 AM
Replying to Agar Mbianda
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Thanks you all. I should have posted my concerns here before taking the test. Anyway, I am more than happy to hear from y'all.
I bought Udemy: PMP: The Complete PMP Course & Practice Exam PMI PMBOK 6 '20, 6 PMP mock exams 1200 Questions PMI & PMBOK Udemy Unofficial, and "A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition".

Helpful advice, thank you so much!
Anybody to share with me the url to the PMP test questions from PMI ?
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1 reply by Azhar Siddiqui
Oct 13, 2020 12:08 PM
Azhar Siddiqui
On 2nd October2020 I passed my PMP exam by following roadmap
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1-Comeletely Read Rita 9th Edition (Without solving the Exam Question)
2-Comeletely Read Rita 9th Edition page by page (With solving exam Question)
3-Comeletely Read Rita 9th Edition page by page (With solving exam Question)
4-Read PMBOKGuideAgilePG (Knowledge Area, and Process Section)
5-Download Google Play store app "PMP Exam Prep 6th edition" by "ABE E-Learning"
(Try to cove One knowledge area everyday)
6-Take PMP Simulation Exam by Rita Fast track exam simulator, and complete 6 exams (Everyday one)
6a-After the every exam check your answers of all exam question
6b-Dont take the final exam until your score 75 % in Rita Simulator exam.
7-Take final exam by PMI
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