I have a little over a week left until I take PA. This will be my third exam in 5.0 (PcM/Pjm). I felt really prepared and confident going into both of those exams although PjM was a lot of repeat studying from PcM so it was 3 months of studying much of the same things over and over.
I am finding it very difficult to study the primary materials for PA. I've painstakingly read/skimmed through Site Planning and Design but everything in that book feels like it's 5X more detailed than what will be required to know. Programming Primer is an easy read but it's also easy for my mind to start wondering because there is no narrative to it, just individual sentence after sentence with no good flow. Building codes illustrated is a great book but there is so much information and I don't know which parts I should sort of know as a "rule of thumb" and which other parts I should simply know how to come back and find if given the code book to reference.
PA is also made up of the 2 exams in 4.0 that I failed. The material for this exam has always felt very logical and basic as I study through it but then the questions themselves seem so much more involved.
Any last minute thoughts on study materials or advice on this exam? Thanks!!
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