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  1. I know how hard it is to get a red button when there are so many people here celebrating. There are many of us here who didn't pass the first or second time (myself included!) If you failed, take some time out, enjoy the holidays with your family, and come back to studying well-rested and ready to kick ass. This failure does NOT define you. You are NOT a bad engineer if you didn't pass. We're here for you! Sending big hugs to all.
    32 points
  2. My email was time-stamped at 12:31 pm, ET.
    32 points
  3. FINAL VERSION Since the question always comes up please consider including the times of release (in eastern) along with the state for future tracking purposes. Please only post the State and time of release in this thread. It makes things easier to track and to update the map. Thanks in advance!
    18 points
  4. The worst: Individual approaches and ask about "that big test you took". Smiling expecting to hear you say...."I passed" You (with no emotion): "The results have not been released yet." Asking individual: "Oh Wow, That was a awhile ago I would have thought you would know by now." You (still trying to hold it together, because you know they don't understand the torture): "I know....they say 8-10 weeks"(mad at yourself for using that response)…..you contemplate going into the lengthy analysis of when you think it will be but decide they will think you are crazy. So you say no
    18 points
  5. 15 points
  6. THANK YOU THANK YOU EVERYONE. SRSLY. I got the email as I was supposed to head into a meeting, heart pounding ,opened it at my desk with my boss right here, and started crying & hyperventilating. Had to calm down in a closet
    15 points
  7. I'd like to thank @ChebyshevII PE for helping me again with the map this year! While I was off in meetings, doing RL work, or triaging, he was PM'ing me the states as they rolled in. This map wouldn't have happened as flawlessly as it did without him. Please join me in thanking him for his help.
    15 points
  8. I was so nervous when I gOt the email at 8:26 AM from NCEES. I FINALLY PASSED THE PE STRUCTURAL AFTER TWO FAILED ATTEMPTS I PASSED. HUG ME. (STATE OF ARIZONA)
    15 points
  9. After failing both last October, passing Vertical in April, and taking Lateral this past October I didn't think I could take another Fail. (Especially since I'm getting married in May 2020) I worked all weekend for a deadline (that I am staying late for tonight) and was prepared to be devastated. I COULD CRY TEARS OF JOY RIGHT NOW. I AM DONE! OVER AND OUT! CONGRATS TO EVERYONE THAT PASSED, and if you didn't, be tenacious and you will!
    14 points
  10. Results not looking too good.. Seems like they were on to us and they took it easy on Control Systems, since we were bashing them.
    14 points
  11. because he's got a lot of knowledge about the process and is far too nice & patient so he answers the same questions over and over and over and over. and talk people down off of the ledge
    14 points
  12. Anyone up for story time? Awesome, I am telling it anyway. Your wife is expecting your third child Nov. 10. You setup a plan with NCEES, they are going to allow a proctor to hold your phone in case your wife calls, but only if your wife calls, because she is going into labor and you need to GTFO. Oct 25 rolls around. You drive to the exam location an hour away. You see a co-worker and chat with her for a few minutes before getting settled in. A proctor comes over and takes your phone. The morning session starts soon. You work through it, all is going well. Morning session is completed
    14 points
  13. To lighten the mood a little. New baby Chatt. 8lb 6oz, 20.75".
    13 points
  14. Final tally: The crew has all landed at Logan Airport in Boston and they are ready to make the drive up 95 for their Maine Vacation - it is Vacationland afterall. @JayKay PE, @txjennah PE, and @NikR_PE all arrived together on the same flight. For some reason @MEtoEE decided to drive up and picked up @RBHeadge PE along the way. The group is just waiting for @Roarbark to land as they have the other van reservation. After an hour of waiting, @Roarbark has finally arrived with their big soccer van. Unbeknowst to them, @Roarbark had a few too many drinks on their l
    13 points
  15. I GOT MY LICENSE NUMBER
    13 points
  16. Congratulations to all who passed!! To those who need to fight this beast again, you can do it, and you will do it!! And thank you to everyone on here for helping me get through the wait period! I passed lateral building on the second attempt!! It is surreal and so many emotions going though me!! Still have to take the Vertical Building but I'm ready to face it.
    13 points
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  19. Here is another one. Please let me know if this is too scandalous.
    13 points
  20. people are like OMG you haven't gotten test results and I'm like OMG do you want to die
    13 points
  21. As a Controls Engineer, I feel like this is somehow my fault.
    13 points
  22. Whoa, whoa, whoa. We're tolerant of a lot of things here, but we draw the line at architect.
    12 points
  23. Well it had been so quiet in here during "off week", I couldn't stand it lol. On another note, I appreciate everyone's advice regarding my recent job offer. I was able to negotiate a bit more vacation time. However, the offer was so good to begin with, I didn't want to overstep my bounds, so with the extra vacation I took the offer. Today I gave my notice to my supervisor and company owner. It was harder than I imagined. These people have been so good to me. I was actually shaking a bit while telling them. They understood and told me if I ended up not liking the new place I'm a
    12 points
  24. I'm one of TWO for Vermont this cycle! Yay go us! I passed, finally, MAJOR YAY!
    12 points
  25. 12 points
  26. So I called and talked to the Engineering Board in SC. They said they are releasing the results today. They told me I passed and gave me my proper information, but GOD knows I have the worst luck in mankind so I'm not going to celebrate until I have stamp in hand.
    12 points
  27. Woooohooooo.... Texas Releases. Lateral only 2nd time and PASSED...
    12 points
  28. At some point soon many of you will find out that you passed the PPE exam. Congratulations! Passing the PPE is a major accomplishment that takes 8+ years of work and sacrifice. I'm certain you'll be excited; you should celebrate! But first I need to tell you: DO NOT IMMEDIATELY ADD PE AFTER YOUR NAME! Wait until you are actually licensed. I am not trolling! I am not trying to take away your accomplishments! I am not trying to kill your buzz! I want to keep you out of trouble. Just because you passed the PPE exam does not mean that you are a professional engineer*. Only
    12 points
  29. “18 beautiful contestants. “18 wonderful dates. “18-" The announcer paused when they noticed the frantic waving of a stage hand and the frowning director, who kept making aggressive cut motions across their neck. Their eyes slowly traveled to the vacant spots that had been filled by large, potted ferns and not thoroughly eligible participants. “Did I say 18? I meant 16!” They ignored the director face-palming and soldiered on, “16 beautiful contestants here to fight for the hand of our eligible lover for this season of ‘Will you be my EB lover? Let’s meet this seasons
    12 points
  30. I do hope they come out soon, because my Christmas shopping depends on it. My dad is a PE and has been bugging me to get licensed. I keep explaining that I don't need it for my job, but he insists. Well, I didn't tell him I registered for the exam or that I took the exam. So my plan was to pass and print him off the results notice or something (or print off my license since that's how FL does it, but I'm not sure how soon they'll email it out) and mail that to him as his Christmas gift. So if results don't come out soon, I'm going to have to start shopping for a gift for him.
    12 points
  31. just swinging by on my lunch break to see the positivity my fellow engineers are radiating.. back to work i guess
    12 points
  32. Based on previous PE result released by NCEES, I concluded it always comes with couples days after the SE Exam Scoring Workshop. Think PE result will be announced by early next week.
    12 points
  33. The newspapers say that crime is spiking in the city, but many citizens don't think the threat is real until @vhab49_PE reports a package going missing. @MadamPirate thinks that @vhab49_PE is overreacting, tactfully explaining that maybe the stress of living in a gated community is getting to them. Also can't you just call Amazon and they'll resend the package if it was stolen? This approach seems realistic, and who knows if @vhab49_PE actually had a package being delivered this day? Did they show their confirmation number? @MadamPirate muses this as they stand on their own, package-f
    12 points
  34. Its probably not any consolation, but I do feel for all of you that are in the midst of preparing for this step in your career attempting to obtain a license. I recall all the trials and tribulations that I experienced when going through that and those were normal times. This is not a fun time for any of you with all the uncertainty associated with examinations let alone the uncertainty associated with ensuring that your job remains intact. Keep it going. You'll have the opportunity to get the license. Just a few more hurdles to go through than what you originally thought, but it will jus
    11 points
  35. Texas is out. Officially S.E. holder. Passed Lateral - Building
    11 points
  36. CALIFORNIA OUT! I PASSEDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD 11:41 PST
    11 points
  37. This was my 4th attempt and I finally passed. Hard to put into words the relief I'm feeling. My boss always made a point to tell me that the test doesn't define me as an engineer and just kept encouraging me every time I failed. If you didn't get good news stick with it. It will happen!
    11 points
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  40. Thank you for clarifying. I didn’t see the reactions. Some of y’all are so ugly. People suffer from anxiety disorders. There are so many people posting false stuff to get people worked up. Instead of trying to help each other out, theres just a bunch of sarcasm and ridicule.
    11 points


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