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Christopher Bennett

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    Hey Kirsten, thanks for the nod! Yes, I would say the practice tests are always the best to do ASAP when you start studying. I always had practice questions as part of my study routine. Even if I o...

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    Hey Joseph,  Ballast 4.0 is the old version of the ARE Review Study book. It was written by Kent Ballast, so lots of people call it 'Ballast.' There is a 5.0 version as well, but since I did the 4....

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    Hi Kirsten,  Thanks! You will pass in no time! I have been where you are!  FEMA is here (https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1556-20490-5679/fema454_complete.pdf). It is part of the De...

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    This is a great question. I had to keys... 1) What I found was most helpful was to actually take the break at question 80. Sounds odd for time, but I found it was a welcomed break just after half t...

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    Hey @adelinakoleva , I did not read ASC in any great detail. Most of the questions that I got about cost, I did not recall ASC to be helpful. ASC was great to just overview all the general concepts...

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    PPD Pass and DONE with AREs!

    Hi Everyone,  Got the PPD PASS today (after a FAIL a few months ago) and I am DONE with the AREs. Almost happy and sad at the same time. I wanted to share a few tips for studying. Material overlap ...

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    Hey Curtis, thanks for the note. I have to say, I think I was just 'off' when I took it. Started to focus on how long I was taking with some questions and running out of time. I felt like I was pre...

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    PPD retake

    Hi everyone. I have one test left...PPD. I did the 5 exam transition. I have previously taken PPD once and failed. I feel like I know what to study as there is a lot of overlap with PDD. Just wante...

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    Christopher Bennett commented,

    cheers man!

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    PDD Pass - More input

    Hello Everyone,  Adding to the other posts on PDD pass - a few notes on my pass strategy below.  TEXTS Building Construction Illustrated - I was totally surprised how valuable this text was given t...