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Marcel Garderen

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Claudia, Have not used Hyperfine but someone else here made that recommendation.  I am planning to use it for my last exam along with other resources like Amber Videos and books. Will post here wha...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Congratulations Justin!!! That is great to hear that you are done with it and gives me hope that it is possible to get past this. I have ordered a couple of the books in your picture just now. Some...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Tony, I have heard from friends who are taking bar and medical exams that their exams have a much higher % passing rate than what the ARE exams are. I have long wondered what the reasoning is behin...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    I feel your pain Rufus. I don't disagree with your assessment that NCARB needs to do a better job at providing relevant study material! I have been working on these tests for 3 years now. I get nea...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Thanks so much for the suggestion Chelsea!!!  I will definitely take advantage of that...seems really inexpensive compared to the $190 per month for the Amber Videos. I am glad to hear that there a...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Justin, RJ, Chelsea, Tony, Belle, I hear you Rufus, and agree with you! How are you guys coming on the tests? I passed PPD last summer but will be taking PDD for the 4th time this coming  summer!! ...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    chelsea, Did you not think they were helpful?  What was your experience with them?   I have only heard great things about them.   Thanks,

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    I failed my first attempt at PPD as well a week and a half ago. Studied for about 300 hours, 15 years experience in architecture firms and 8 years of actual on site construction experience....This ...

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Congrats on being done with the ARE.  I am wondering where one finds practice exams. Did you use those at all in your preparation? Thanks for the detailed layout of your study strategy. Marcel

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    Marcel Garderen commented,

    Would you mind sharing where you found the practice exams? They seem to be very hard to come by and NCARB only has one 20 question test exam. Thanks, Hope the next one goes better, don't give up!