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    Darci Chamberlain

    Great job! How long did you study for before taking them?

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    Michael Rosson

    Darci,
    Thanks! It was about 4 weeks, as mentioned above. The first half week was spent getting materials together and organizing how I was going to progress through the study material.

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    Gregoire Filcidor

    Congrats!

    What did you do to prepare for sections "Construction Documents" and "Cost Estimating"? 

     

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    Michael Rosson

    Gregoire

    Thank you! 

    Construction Documents  - familiarity with a typical construction set is very helpful and for construction details I looked at graphic standards and building construction illustrated. Knowing relationships between the systems & construction is really helpful in navigating these types of questions. To help solidify that knowledge, the mentioned study material (all if it useful for this category, imo) in the original post is how I got there for the exam + work experience. Practice case studies were also very useful in this department, as the practice questions normally related to interpreting a set of documents I have never seen before. 

     

    Cost Estimating - Thankfully these questions are pretty straightforward algebra. Pay CLOSE attention to units. I didn't put a lot of effort for specifically studying cost estimating.

    Hope this helps 

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