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Peter Adrian, PMP

Lessons learned and his journey to the PMP exam shared by the PM PrepCast student - Peter Adrian, PMP.

I passed my exam in Prague (Czech Republic) on Wednesday with a „5 Proficient“ rating. As I really enjoyed the lessons learned from former exam examinees, I want to share my little PMP story with you.

My journey began in February belonging to a group of PMP aspirants in my company in order to clear the exam in 2014.

My first approach was to just follow Rita Mulcahy’s PMP Exam Prep, but when reading the introduction chapter i noticed the need to get the big picture first. I decided for the PrepCast option (recommended by a colleague) in order to use my daily travel to work (2 x 45min) for learning.

Although being far away from a native speaker’s comprehension skills, I never had any big issues to follow the lessons while driving the car, NOT watching the slides of course. Great product!

In September, things got more serious and I startet studying the Rita Mulcahy’s Book (Eight Edition) and used the PMBok Guide as I would use a dictionary. I created a little dashboard (javascript) application where all processes including ITTOs are displayed, can be printed out as flashcards and where I’m able comfortably enter my notes for each process.
By the beginning of October I sent my exam application and was selected for the audit („WHY ME?" :)). So I gathered the requested documents and sent it to the states. I was surprised how quick I got my feedback. Four or five days later, I got my eligibility id to schedule the exam. I scheduled it for November 12th 9am...

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