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Derek Mason

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Ronaldo, Are you familiar with the FEMA 454 document? You can find a free copy off of a link that someone has posted in the forms, or do a search like I did and download a copy. It does a great job...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    The wall is 80'-0" long and 6" wide.  80 x .5 = 40'-0" Why? Read what David said. 

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Cezary, Taking a cue from David Kaplan, you should review his review of the exams.  https://are5community.ncarb.org/hc/en-us/community/posts/360000009867-4-0-5-0-Transition-advice Code Review - def...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Cassie, Yes that information is available if you fail an exam. Go to the exam tab on your myNCARB and click onto the Fail of your exam to be able to download the score report. It actually helps to ...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Stephen, You are exactly right. don't assume all test are the same. My re-take was different and I was expecting some of the same questions I stumbled on before, but didn't.  Know where you are wea...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    I used the AEP for the CDS 4.0 exam and realized that I needed to read and review other material. I passed the exam on the second try. Then I transitioned to 5.0 and bought their Whole Enchilada. I...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Robin, I hate to say it, but I am glad I am not alone in this crappy boat we call the ARE v5.0.  I have about 20 years of experience too, but off and on due to the economy and moving. I started to ...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    I think it's great that you have a supportive boss. I can't do once a month because the seats fill up too quickly. Despite me spending WAY too much money, I am going to keep taking them until I pas...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    The 3 big exams PA-PPD-PDD and all multiple retakes for me.  I'm comparing the handbook 'outline' with the study material and reviewing. Which books and topics cover the handbook paragraph.  I feel...

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    Derek Mason commented,

    Write down where your weak at and look at the score report.  I would suggest to begin to study for the PPD. The materials are some-what similar, but not exactly. See what is close to the PA and wha...