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Hello, 

Has anyone taken the FE general exam? What is that for exactly? A civil eng friend recommended I take that instead of a specific field because it's easier. What are your thoughts? If you did take this exam, what exactly did you use to study? How long have you been out of college?

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Hey Che'!

I did the Other Discipline because I felt more confident cramming/learning general topics than some of the specific Civil questions. There were some theories in Civil that I often confused, so I didn't want that added pressure. 

I used the Michael Lindeburg's FE Review Manual for practice problems. I developed a good study plan after reading 30-Minute EIT by Joel Erway. 

Downside of doing the Other Discipline was that I think I studied more than my peers who did the Civil. Compare the sections/subjects of two disciplines, and see which one you think you'd be more comfortable studying/reviewing. 

Good luck!

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