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Brandon Estes

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    1) It's Kaplan - you should already be skeptical.  But more importantly, 2) it assumes a bottom-feed (up-feed) system instead of a top-feed (down-feed or gravity-feed) system, although there is no ...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Not sure if my two cents will help anybody, but here's my ramble...I posted on this a week or so ago, but as NCRAB doesn't like sarcasm or any points of view that are not supportive of NCRAB, they ...

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    Brandon Estes created a post,

    3 exams expiring simultaneously due to 4.0/5.0 transition

    Has anybody had the experience of having PcM, PA, and PM expire simultaneously after transitioning from 4.0 to 5.0 and not finishing PDD/PPD in time?  I see the pass rate for PPD and PDD are hoveri...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Hey Daniel, I have scheduled my next PPD and PDD retakes for this September within two weeks of each other, 2nd retake of PDD and 3rd for PPD :-)  I am beginning to study this week, about six to se...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Ohhhhhh!  That does make sense.  That way you can't buy more seat credits than exams.  I have two exams left to re-take (PPD & PDD) and I was considering purchasing a third seat credit to ensure th...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Understood and thank you.  I am trying to balance my three re-takes within 12 months/364 days and cutting it very close! Regards, Brandon

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    Seat Credits

    If one purchases seat credits in advance to ensure a testing availability date but then does not need the seat credit because that division exam was passed, is that seat credit refundable?  The ARE...

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    Rolling Clock questions

    Two questions regarding the rolling clock: 1) a. Candidates are limited to three attempts per exam in a 12-month period.  Is NCARB's version of a 12-month period based on a 365-day calendar year?  ...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Hey Michael, Thanks for commenting and for the motivation!  Because I have come this far, and because people like you have reminded me of that, I have made the decision to press forward.  That said...

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    Brandon Estes commented,

    Type II construction is simply of non-combustible materials, similar to Type I but a wee bit less stringent regarding fire-resistance ratings.  Types I and II are often lumped together (generally) ...