How hard is the PMP exam? Trying to study for it and I just don’t know how

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The test is hard because no one knows what you need to pass. I hear there are 3 versions of the exam and you could get an easy, medium or difficult. Depending on the version will determine what you need to pass. I recommend if you can afford Project Management academy in person or the virtual classes. They provide great information. They recommend taking as many practice exams as you can to get used to the types of questions. There is a book by a Rita on Amazon that is a great training resource. Good luck!

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Why? I feel it’s more opportunity on the account side as far as getting promoted quickly. You’re already an SAE next will be account sup. After a year you can easily become an AD. PM roles take longer to get promoted. It’s slimmer roles the higher up you go.

The poster didn't say anything about wanting to be promoted. How about they are interested in being a project manager and not on the account side. Promotions aren't the b all end all, some people actually want to do the work they are interested in.

The test itself is not that hard, but the incredible amount of content you are being tested on means you have to be prepared to cover everything. It’s almost “smart” in terms that it adjusts the questions according to how you’re doing, to a certain extent. The content is also always changing ( e.g. more and more on Agile). There are tons of very helpful reddit threads on the test itself I would follow.

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