Understand PMBOK Guide Word by Word


Rohit Pande
CA, United States

No. of Attempt
Study Duration
4 months

PMP® Course
PM PrepCast™
Prep Book

Mock Exams Attempted
PM Study
Oliver Lehmann

PMBOK® Guide Read
2 times

“Key learning: Understand PMBOK® Guide word by word, you can answer all scenarios easily.”

Rohit Pande passed the PMP® Certification exam. Below are his lessons learned:

  • Began with PM PrepCast™ for getting 35 contact hours of formal project management education.
  • Read PMBOK® Guide in parallel at the same time.
  • Attempted various short PMP® quizzes to assess my exam readiness
  • Purchased and read Rita’s PMP® Exam prep book in parallel with PMBOK® Guide Guide, got the following scores on practice exams:
  • Went through Rita and PMBOK® Guide the second time, paying more attention to the knowledge gaps as indicated in the practice exam results.
  • Purchased Rita FASTrack and attempted the practice exams:
    • Rita PMP®: 82%
    • Rita super PMP®: 76%
    • PM Study test4(purchased): 92%
    • Rita all Knowledge area tests average: 88%
  • Began the real PMP® exam a bit nervous,  but became comfortable after first 10 mins.
  • Completed 200 questions in a bit less than 3 hours and reviewed all marked question in another 30 mins.
  • Went through the first 100 questions again for the next 30 minutes
  • Got proficient level in all domains.
  • Key learning: Try to understand PMBOK® Guide word by word, you can get correct answers to the PMP® exam easily.

~ PMP® Lessons Learned by Rohit Pande


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Notable Achievements

5 Proficient Pass 2nd Try