Going on my 5th retake of PDD in September. I've never been so excellent at failing something. Its my final ARE and my office is patiently waiting for me to get my license. Its been a year now. I wish soooo much I'd stuck to version 4.0.
Things I've studied so far in my PDD taking career:
-Gang Chen practice questions
-Black Spectacles practice questions
-Hyperfine practice questions
-Ballast practice questions
-Fundamentals of Building Construction front to back
-Ballast ARE 5.0 guide
-Building Construction Illustrated
-Architect's Studio Companion
-AIA Handbook of Professional Practice (on Specifications and some project management chapters)
-FEMA Earthquake guidelines
-Extensive MEPFP coordination on a 2 million square foot double skyscraper
-Architectural Graphic standards
I'm running out of ideas for study materials. Need to improve on Codes, Cost Estimates, and especially Project Manual and Specifications for some reason.
Thanks for your help!
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