I just took PDD today and hope I passed but am not overly hopeful. I found the content area to be very broad - I had already passed BDCS in 4.0 so focused on studying what I missed in structures and building systems. I ran out of time to answer all the questions, something I came close to on some of the 4.0 exams, but with those I was always able to go back and at least put in my best guess. All in all I think I left around 10 questions unanswered.
I left questions unanswered as I was going through if I completely wasn't sure of the answer or needed more time to understand the question and flagged those that I was merely unsure of. My strategy was to go back through and answer the incomplete questions then go back to the flagged questions if I had time but that plan didn't work out very well.
I found navigating through the case studies to be difficult - I had a really hard time seeing some of the details in the questions so that took extra time. Also some of the images in the other questions were a bit fuzzy so those took me awhile to decipher. A number of the questions had calculations that took a fair bit of time - I'm not sure if I wasn't doing them in the most efficient manner, but they really slowed me down. I was a bit upset as they were really not very difficult questions and I thought there could be a better way of judging my knowledge of that content.
I also took a 4 minute unscheduled break which would have at least let me answer a few more questions.
Overall I was happy there was no vignette but 4.25 hours of multiple choice was really hard. Best of luck to everyone - and manage your time more wisely than I did!
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