Tauqeer Mohammed recently passed the PMP exam and became another PMP certified student of Master of Project Academy. He chose to take Master of Project Academy’s PMP Course for his PMP Exam preparation period. We asked him to review this process, the online training and to give us his PMP tips for inspiring other PMP aspirants.
Read to learn Tauqeer’s tips to succeed in the PMP exam!
1- ) How long did you study for the PMP exam?
I started studying around 3 months before my PMP exam date. I devoted 2-3 hours a day to study. But during the last two weeks, I spent more time, mostly to the practice exams and revision.
2- ) What was the biggest challenge for you when studying for the PMP exam?
Getting time for study was the biggest challenge. My project work was at a peak and I was getting little time to study.
However, after coming home from the office, I was going through the study materials of Master of Project Academy and videos for 2-3 hours, on a daily basis.
3-) How was the quality of Master of Project Academy PMP training materials?
The PMP training materials of Master of Project Academy is excellent. After listening to the tutorials, I was revising through the PowerPoint presentation that I downloaded and I was answering all the questions which are given at the end of each chapter. All the concepts are explained in a very simple manner and they were very easy to understand.
4-) How much similar were the questions in the real PMP certification exam when you consider the PMP certification exam questions in Master of Project Academy’s materials?
Naturally, the questions asked in the real PMP exam were not identical but very similar. Also Master of Project Academy’s materials helped me to understand the concept very well and this helped me to answer the questions correctly.
5- ) How many sample PMP exam questions did you practice before the exam?
I practiced all the questions given at the end of each chapter, quizzes, and I took the sample PMP Exam. Additionally, I practiced with free sample pmp exams from various sites. I think the total number of questions I practiced was around 2,000.
6- ) How was the support you received throughout the PMP training?
Master of Project Academy’s student support is commendable, whenever I raised any query I got the answer with 24 hours with a detailed explanation.
7- ) Do you have any PMP Tips or recommendations for future PMP candidates?
Do not study from multiple sources, study the PMBOK thoroughly and one course’s study material, such as Master of Project Academy. Understand the concepts well and prepare your own notes while studying. My last PMP tip is to write down the PMP formulas and practice at least 2 questions based on each formula.
8- ) Do you have any PMP tips for the exam day?
- Be relaxed and calm.
- Read the question carefully before marking any answers.
- Do better time management so that you will have 10-15 minutes to review answers.
- Use elimination technique to select the correct answer.
9-) If you would give 3 tips to your close friend about PMP certification, what would you recommend as part of your PMP exam review?
- Prepare a good PMP study plan
- Study PMBOK thoroughly and the PowerPoint presentations of Master of Project Academy
- Attempt practice exams as much as possible
10- ) Finally, how likely is it that you would recommend Master of Project Academy to a friend or a colleague?
I would highly recommend Master of Project Academy to my friends and colleagues as the quality of their study materials and student support is very good.
About Tauqeer Mohammed
Tauqeer is a professional with nearly 22 years of rich experience in executing construction projects; excellence in Project Management, Contract Management, Proposal, Business Development of AIS/GIS Substations up to 400 kV, Overhead Transmission Lines, Solar Projects, Industrial Electrification. He also ramped up infrastructure projects for reputed customers in the Middle East and India.