PPD Pass :)



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    Arthur Molinari

    Thank you very much for your 2 cents. I wish you success in obtaining your license!

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    David Kaplan


    Congrats, and kudos to you for achieving this milestone with two little kids.  I wish I had finished my licensing before I had kids, but it is what it is.  Sounds like you're well on your way to finishing this up with PDD being your last test.  Hope you can finish strong!

    Take a look at others' PDD study posts on here, they were very helpful to me.  I posted mine on here a couple of weeks ago, specifically describing what I did in the ten days I had between PPD and PDD.  Maybe that can help you as well.

    One more!!

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    Lila Jiang Chen

    Hi! Congrats on passing PPD!  It is a huge milestone considering what a behemoth that is.

    I have a question regarding what you posted.  What practice exam questions did you use?  You mentioned "Kaplan practice tests, and NCARB practice tests for Building Systems, Structures, and BDCS."  Can you elaborate?  Also, what are "NCARB practice tests"?



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    Jonathan Chertok

    "One of the hardest parts of this exam was the format.  I had learned from other forum posts that people had issues with documents loading properly during the case studies - I was prepared for that.  But I had trouble with questions loading throughout the bulk of the exam.  Simple, multiple choice questions showed up quickly, but questions with diagram, charts, or drawings started with a blank screen for several seconds before the content showed up.  This was definitely unsettling, but I tried to stay calm.  Toady I called NCARB to complain about it, and they said they are aware of the problem and working on it.  Anyway, just something to keep in mind if you're taking this test soon."

    did they give you any indication if prospective testers will be alerted if/when this is solved? it would be helpful to know the timeframe for this for obvious reasons...

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