Civil Exam Strategy Videos

Dr. Tom's FREE Civil PE Exam Strategy Videos


I feel there are several key pieces of information that everyone needs to know to be successful on the Civil PE Exam, and I’d like to share those with you. You should not approach this exam in a random or casual manner if you want to pass. You need to make a strategic decision in choosing which PM Exam to take, you need to prepare strategically, and you need to have a strategic approach to solving problems on the exam itself. In my two Exam Strategy videos, I outline the steps I have found can lead to success in each of these areas.

– Dr. Tom

Exam Strategy – Part I

Civil PE Exam Overview and Deciding which PM Exam to Select.

Many of you may already know which PM Exam you will be taking, but I recommend that you view this video anyway for the general information about the exam. For those considering taking the Construction PM Exam, watching this video is very important!

In this video, I go over the exam format, and I discuss the importance of thoroughly reviewing all the areas covered in the AM exam and the review time required to obtain the 56 points needed to pass the exam. I also look at the pros and cons of choosing each of the Civil PM Exams, with a special recommendation for those considering the Construction PM Exam.

Exam Strategy – Part II

Recommendations During the Exam

This video is all about exam day strategies: the fundamental key to success, my strategic exam day approach to problem-solving, how to guess effectively, and other important factors to remember about the exam that may seem obvious, but can trip you up on exam day.


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