I took PJM yesterday and I just received the official pass. All the write-ups on this forum are so helpful to me so here is a quick summary of my experience...
I started my exams with CE in February. Since then I've taken and passed PA and PPD as well. (Its obvious there is no game plan here, but so far so good!)
I think my experience with CE and PA really helped with PjM.
I only had a few weeks to study for this one (while working full time) so I only listened to Hanahan's lecture on B-101 and A-201 while driving around to site visits. I studied the NarmourWright sections of the AHPP and found it to be a really clear and informative read.
On a sunday afternoon I took all the end of chapter quizzes from the Brightwood book since I already had it. I think they are too easy in comparison to the actual exam questions.
A few days before the exam I took the tests on Archexamacademy. There are about 180 questions in total. It helped gather my thoughts in a less overwhelming way than going through the AHPP again.
I found the actual exam to be pretty intelligent...The questions were well written, relying on experience from the real world rather than short-term memory. The objectives were clear, simple and the questions were multi-dimensional (if that makes any sense).
I didn't feel like I prepared well for this exam (much less than the previous 3) but I believe I got tested on my work experience more than anything.
The case studies were a little odd towards the end but overall I found ~5 questions out of 95 that I thought could be interpreted in different ways and required more clarity.
I am taking PcM in three weeks so let me know if you have any tips!
Happy testing all ;)
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