Kristen Charters

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• Kristen Charters commented,

Congrats on your pass Esther! Good luck on PPD!

• Kristen Charters commented,

Jon, No worries-you aren't being overly critical. I often forget that I have experience with commercial development which many people don't have experience with. I'm sorry if I came across as being...

• Kristen Charters commented,

When I took both tests, I used the following strategy: 1. Start with MC (about 90-120min total) with no more than 2min/question. If it was math heavy or I couldn't figure it out in that time I mark...

• Kristen Charters commented,

I believe that is how the parking is calculated. In my experience with mixed use buildings outside of NCARB, that is how I have calculated parking as well. When I've done theater parking calculatio...

• Kristen Charters commented,

To answer your first question, usually the twist is that you are comparing it to a different material-as in is it cheaper to build this wall in brick or stone given costs/SF for the two materials a...

• Kristen Charters commented,

Oh that's interesting. Then they probably meant to refer to an accompanying resource in the case study. That  does sound confusing.  Hopefully you won't run into it again. How did you do on your te...

• Kristen Charters commented,

If you encounter a question like this, it will usually tell you that there are x number of bricks per y area or a starting point similar  to this. You can then use this to calculate the number of b...

• Kristen Charters commented,

I think it usually means to refer to the drawing/image in the question. I've gotten that wording on questions that have an image that you are supposed to use to help you answer the question. Like a...

• Kristen Charters commented,

:) Always a good thing to know. Thanks for the tip!

• Kristen Charters commented,

WHAT? If only I knew that when I was re-taking PDD. :( I spent a good ten minutes looking for tags too... That could have saved me so much time.