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5 Tips for Passing the PMP® Exam

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You just planned to get a PMP® Certification? If you have just begun with your Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam preparation, you need to remember that this is a Highly individual journey. You’ll need to stay self-motivated throughout the whole process. It is always helpful to note the following tips for your best preparation whether you are fully confident of passing the PMP® exam or feel that you need more preparation .

Besides the Exam Content Outline (ECO), PMBOK® Guide and Study tools, you must have a proper PMP® Study plan, Authorized study materials, Realistic Mock exams, Exam standard Practice Questions and lastly stay on top of your Learning progress. Here are 5 most important tips from many successful exam takers that have helped them to pass their exam successfully.

1. Set a Plan and Roadmap for your PMP® Exam Preparation:

Before you sit for the PMP® Exam preparation, you need to clearly define your goals and plan how you are going to achieve it. Develop a structured approach to learn the project management concepts, tools and techniques that you will need to know to pass the exam. A formal PMP® study plan will help you to do the exam prep and successfully pass the certification in your 1st try. You might have questions, Where should You start and where to stop your PMP® preparation journey? But if you set a plan and roadmap and follow it accordingly. It will take you to achieve your goal easily.

On an average, PMP® aspirants take about 2 to 3 months to study for the PMP® exam with a full-time job or running projects. But apart from that you should plan to study for 2 to 4 hours per day on a regular basis to study for the PMP® Exam Preparation.

2. Get Familiar with PMP® Question Patterns and Practice through Mock Exams:

The questions on the PMP® exam are more Situational, the Way of working and the test your actual Experience as a project manager. The questions are based not only on the PMBOK® Guide, but they can come pretty much from “Anywhere.” So, just reading the theory doesn’t guarantee that you can apply this knowledge in these situations. That’s where practicing more PMP® Exam standard practice questions and maximum Mock exams can help you at this point. Identify the Types of the Questions and Make sure that you do your research on the quality of the materials, and the reputation of the source before you choose one.

For the last 8 yrs, to thousands of PMP® aspirants PMaspire’s PM Exam Simulator solution is providing very high quality PMP® practice questions, Mock exams, Special study tools and everything you need to prepare Yourself for the PMP® Exam.

3. Practice PMP® questions with Justification analysis and proper References:

It is important for the PMP® Exam aspirants to study with the Justification analysis for the questions and answers with proper Reference/Explanation. However, there’s always a reason why a “Correct” answer is correct. For this, Justification analysis with PMBOK® Guide page reference is very important for you.

Reading & Memorizing the PMBOK® Guide is dry and boring and it might be difficult to understand the context of the topics but practicing with PMaspire’s PM Exam Simulator can help you to take an overall journey to not only the PMBOK® Guide but also the reference books as well. This will transform you from a passive reader into an active researcher too.

4. Hit the Books and Authorized Study Materials:

Begin with the PMBOK® Guide itself and then move on to the Authorized study materials. However, the PMBOK® Guide can be your primary PMP® exam reference guide. This will help you to improve your understanding of each topic properly. On the other hand, the PMI® Authorized study guides rehash the contents and present the important topics from different angles for your clarification.

There are a lot of books out there in the market but nothing is comparable with the official and authorized materials. You will also need to read the Agile Practice Guide to prepare for the PMP® exam, because the maximum PMP® exam questions are based on the Agile and Hybrid parts.

5. Find Out Your Strengths and Weaknesses:

One of the biggest mistakes people make in taking the PMP® exam preparation is neglecting to find their Strengths and Weaknesses. The PMP® study process consists of different Knowledge Areas and Process Groups. You might be good at some of the Knowledge areas & Process groups but might not be good at all of them. So, prior to sitting for the exam, if you are not aware of your Weaknesses and only feel confident with your strengths, You might be in “Big Trouble”.

It is important to Monitor your overall Performance throughout your whole 2-3 months of PMP® Exam preparation journey. You need to follow the Exam Analytics to see in which Knowledge area or Process groups you are lacking behind. Try the PMaspire’s PM Exam Simulator to find out your strengths and weaknesses to monitor your progress and make Necessary adjustments into your strategy & study plan as you get the scope to analyze your performance in the Mock exams.

Start Your PMP® Journey from today!

By following these tips, you can increase your chances of PMP® success on your first attempt. Enroll to PMaspire’s PM Exam simulator so that you can push yourself to prepare in the right way, focus on your weak points, spend time on them, and go with a proper study plan till the end.

Here are a couple of Packages for you to have a look at and if you are planning for 2 months preparation go for the Gold Package and for 3 months preparation, you need to for the Platinum Package. Best of Luck and grab your desired package Now. We will always be there to support you.

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PMP® Exam Simulator GOLD Package: $99.00

  • 60 Days full access to the Simulator
  • 50 Animated Project Management Video training learning series
  • 1800 PMP® updated Practicing Questions Bank
  • Mark for review the answers
  • Practice by ECO-Domains and Knowledge Areas
  • Updated with the Current ECO
  • A Study by Difficulty Level
  • Full Customizable Mock Exams
  • Authorized Study materials and special notes
  • Performance Analytics to check and Monitor your Progress
  • Flash Card Quiz – 500
  • PM Dictionary – 650
  • Complete study hour Plan for the next 60 days
  • Any Device Compatibility
  • Justification analysis and detail Explanation of all questions and answers
  • PMBOK® GUIDE Page Reference
  • PM Experience Calculator
  • Detailed Reporting & Exam report card

PMP® Exam Simulator PLATINUM Package: $149.00

  • 90 Days full access to the Simulator
  • 50 Animated Project Management Video training learning series
  • 2800+ PMP® updated Practicing Questions Bank
  • Mark for review the answers
  • Practice by ECO-Domains and Knowledge Areas
  • Updated with the Current ECO
  • A Study by Difficulty Level
  • Full Customizable Mock Exams
  • Authorized Study materials and special notes
  • Performance Analytics to check and Monitor your Progress
  • Flash Card Quiz – 600
  • PM Dictionary – 650
  • Complete study hour Plan for the next 90 days
  • Any Device Compatibility
  • Justification analysis and detail Explanation of all questions and answers
  • PMBOK® GUIDE Page Reference
  • PM Experience Calculator
  • Detailed Reporting & Exam report card