AT A GLANCE
No. of Attempt
Mock Exams Attempted
PMBOK® Guide Read
|“Plan it in advance at least 3-4 months. This will give you enough time to prepare and you do not have to follow any tough schedule. Enjoy PMP® preparation at your leisure time.”|
Prince George passed the PMP® exam. He prepared for the PMP® exam for almost four months and passed in the first attempt. Below is his lessons learned:
PMP® Lessons Learned
- Studied the PMBOK® Guide Guide twice (First time reading for an overview, second reading to understand more about the fundamental concepts)
- Read Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® book twice followed by a review of the whole book
- Obtained the 35 Contact Hours certificate through PM PrepCast™
- Registered for the PMP® Certification Exam and scheduled it to 45 days later.
- Took several breaks during the 4-month preparation
- Spent an average 2 hours per day for exam preparation
- An extra of 2 full day for PMP® preparation just before the exam
- Read Rita Mulcahy’s flashcards twice
- Attempted practice exams using Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Simulation Software
- PMP® Exam ( 1 exam )
- Super PMP® Exam ( 1 exam )
- 5 exams (focusing on the process groups )
- 9 exams (focusing on the knowledge areas).
My PMP® Result
- Initiating – Proficient
- Planning – Proficient
- Executing – Proficient
- Monitoring and Controlling – Moderately Proficient
- Closing – Moderately Proficient
- Plan it with a schedule of 3 to 4 months (not too tight, not too long). Enjoy your PMP® study and preparation at leisure time.
- Focus on a single study material in addition to the PMBOK® Guide Guide.
- Create a study plan with milestones suitable for you
- Attempt a practice exam after the first round of study to understand the gaps in your knowledge to help you focus on areas where you need to improve
~ PMP® Lessons Learned by Prince George