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Michael Mauceri

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    Ryan, having recently passed both PDD and PPD to complete the ARE, I just wanted to thank you and NCARB for your daily input and advice in approaching/testing in these new divisions. Well done - th...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    page 130 of 5.0 handbook - BCI latest edition (2nd one from the top). Like most candidates, I have 4.0 Ballast/Kaplan material but I truly think the ARE 5.0 Publications (not the matrix) are most r...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    Brian, I have passed PDD. PDD is quite different - in a good way. I walked away from that exam saying this is how a candidate should be tested. If you're experienced in CDs - how things are put tog...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    If you failed, I understand your frustration thinking you might have missed it twice. If you passed, how pointless is this post?

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    Michelle, definitely more than one way to skin a cat and heres an article that will surprise most of us: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj4...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    you're welcome, Jennifer. I meant to reference the Publications that the handbook outlines - questions are most likely taken from these resources.  I passed PDD by only studying Building Constructi...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    change your topic to read Vapor Barriers - PDD. I passed PDD; this type of scenario is not part of PPD. Think conceptual for PPD and think detail/integration for PDD. The worst part in preparation ...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    I passed PDD - from my experience, Building Construction Illustrated was all I used to prepare for the exam. I have heard of many candidates studying 2 months ahead of the exam which is unnecessary...

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    great, thanks

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    Michael Mauceri commented,

    Clifton & Michael, in studying the AEP study material for PPD, most content is similar or exact material found in 4.0 Site Planning and Design and/or PPP. Over 1/3 of the study material for AEP is ...