Scordo simply has a lot more practice questions. You can fail, however, if you are not testing savvy. Used Andy Crowe and passed on the first try By Michael J. I would read a chapter, then flipped through the Hot Topic Flashcards, and then take the quiz at the end of each section. This becomes apparent when I took the exam and noticed that I've never seen quite a few of the terms that are questioned. You will find links to the detailed review, review rating, and comparison in the table below.
Probably a total of two or three editorial errors vs early printings noted by early fifth edition reviewers. Crowe provided a source to gain that knowledge, understanding, and testing skills. But, I choose some of my favorite books and a few from the feedback of the community. The books will be your main study material till you pass your credential exam. I memorized the Knowledge Area vs Process Group Matrix, aka the 47 processes p 46 of Crowe and the formulas on p 226 of Crowe.
Crowe's tips about the exam and how to take the exam were every much spot on. See all 381 customer reviews. He lives in Kennesaw, Georgia. These are just some examples I was able to go back and find again: - Page 228: The chart with the 13 key earned value management formulas has incorrect formulas. Review materials cover all the processes, inputs, tools, and outputs that will be tested, and extra help is offered with insider secrets, test tricks and tips, hundreds of sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen mastery of key concepts and help candidates pass the exam on the first attempt.
Glad I wore a thick, long sleeved shirt. Sitting in that cooled room for about 4 hours and 20 minutes total time of the test introduction and the test became a test of human endurance. As a second step, I read the books and did a thorough detailed review. What is good for me or your friend , may not be good for you. Would you buy a car X if 50% residents in your community has bought the car X? But that doesn't mean I like this book. I averaged 77% range from 60% to 87%.
I am currently working on this. Hi, Amir, first I would like to say that I admire your work and effort you put into this site… Your patience in answers on some really odd questions is admirable :. It continues an increasing number of. Combination of any of the two books mentioned above would work. This guide is the fruit of many hours of labours — trying to condense a huge amount of information into digestible bits. Most helpful customer reviews 111 of 116 people found the following review helpful. You should analyze your learning style and understand what is best for you.
I've found a couple of places with references to a process that no longer exists in the 5th edition. It is my gift to all Aspirants. It got to be about 14 pages long, but every time I went through it I got better and better at remembering terms. Or to get the 35 Contact Hours of Project Management? The other books, reviewed in this article, should be used along with the Guide to enhance your chances of success in the certification exam. I know that they helped me to pass the test! Seems you have to wait for some time but the wait is worth it. Why do not you become the initial? I took the test and I passed! This guide will try to answer all the application and study related questions you might have to free you more time to concentrate on your study for exam success. The book has lots and lots of questions, which will give you confidence and boost your morale as you proceed with your preparation.
This guide is applicable to Aspirants in the United States, Europe, Asia and all around the world. They could be a nice handy collection for your library or desk. When you start reading the book, you will feel as if Rita is talking to you. Wait until the next re-print! Still confused with the way? The cost of books will be marginal as compared to the exam and training fee. So I set out to read Rita. You could need just duplicate to the other devices. I am still wondering what is the right order Course-books-exam, or books-course-exam.
This seems to be backwards of what is usually done. For instance, there was a question about Heuristics at the end of the Time Management chapter. Related Articles Disclosure: I have not received any compensation in cash or kind from the Authors or the Publishers or anyone else associated with any of the books for writing this article. Also in real life, we perform projects via the Process Group method. Over to you: What book or books have helped you ace the exam? I would highly advise you to understand which method suits you most and go ahead.