PjM - Pass - Notes on my prep

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    Morgan Graboski

    Hi Seth! Congrats!

    I am just starting my journey into the world of 5.0, and I've found your posts about PjM and Pcm to be very useful! Wanted to ask though - you mentioned re-studying PcM material for PjM - did you study for these exams concurrently?

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    Yi Li

    Thanks! So you need to know all the LEED stuff as well??

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    Seth Wiley

    Hi Morgan.

    I overlapped studying for PcM & PjM because I found the material to be VERY similar.

    Good luck to you!

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    Seth Wiley

    Hi Yi Li.

    I studied the LEED stuff because it did come up on almost all the prep tests. I feel like I recall there being a couple questions about LEED on the actual exam.

    FYI: I breezed over the LEED stuff a few times - only so I was familiar with it.

    Hope that helps!

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    Breton Smith (Edited )

    AIA C727 was replaced with C402. AIA B142 was replaced with C141. AIA B206 is being retired in November 2019. Hopefully they are not testing outdated information, nor you providing outdated information. At any rate, these ^^^ are the current documents.

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    Hope Telford

    I am studying concurrently for PcM and PjM. I'm thinking I will take them a few days to a week apart from one another. Your notes are super helpful! Thank you also for pointing me to Tatyana's notes. They are amazing.

    Question: should I know the names of each of the contracts? -Or just the names, concepts and information from them?

    Best of luck to everyone.

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    Seth Wiley

    I'd suggest names, concepts, and info for them.

    I found the AIA Synopses of Contracts by Family and Series (google those PDFs available for free from AIA if you don't have them already) to be useful to learn the overall contract relationships and structures. I then compared specific contracts side by side - you will found much information the same across various documents.

    So I found I could quickly absorb all the documents once I started to see the interlinkages.

    I would definitely recommend printing them all (yes, lot of paper) out and organizing them thoroughly in a way that makes sense to you. I found that having them on paper and being able to compare them side by side to make it MUCH easier to learn.

    Cheers.

    Break a leg.

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    Andrea Hendrickson

    Thanks for the thorough list! The ARE Handbook lists The Project Resource Manual: CSI Manual of Practice and a few others as a resource for this exam. Did you use it or any of the additional resources listed in the Handbook besides AHPP? 

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    Yi Li

    Andrea, I dont think CSI Manual is necessary for this test.

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