#### civilrobot PE etc etc

##### The Beyonce of Construction

I've got to be honest, I have no idea where to begin.

I started studying in June 2019. I studied for ~340 hours. Maybe a little more. I stopped counting during the last few weeks leading up to the exam.

I took EET breadth and depth courses on-demand. I also did every practice problem, practice test, simulated exam. I completed a host of problems from:

I will admit that my scores were not always consistent. I started off in the 40% range and improved to 70-80% occasionally. I definitely got better as time went on and as I practiced more. I also switched my study hours from night time to morning time. For 3 months, I studied from 9 PM to ~12:30/1AM. At the end of September but the sleep deprivation became a bit much so that changed to 5AM - 6AM with me coming home and studying from 8PM to 10 PM.

I thought I had a solid plan.

Test day came, and I was filled with so many jitters in the beginning but after the first 30 minutes, I calmed down. I counted about 27 that I felt confident with in the AM. Results showed that I only got 21 right.

I felt confident with 24 in the afternoon; results showed 21 correct.

Any suggestions on how to improve? I know that repeating the same study habits will not result in a pass. However, I felt like I threw everything at this and it didn't stick. So, I need to be more strategic this go 'round. Where do I begin?

Also, I have a kid and my husband works long hours. I have family close by and friends willing to jump in and help out. But it's important that I say that because studying from 5 PM to 12 AM isn't going to work for me.

I started studying in June 2019. I studied for ~340 hours. Maybe a little more. I stopped counting during the last few weeks leading up to the exam.

I took EET breadth and depth courses on-demand. I also did every practice problem, practice test, simulated exam. I completed a host of problems from:

- Six Minute Solutions

- NCEES Civil Construction Practice Exam

- Lindbergh Practice Problems

- Indranil Goswami PE Civil Breadth Practice Exams

I will admit that my scores were not always consistent. I started off in the 40% range and improved to 70-80% occasionally. I definitely got better as time went on and as I practiced more. I also switched my study hours from night time to morning time. For 3 months, I studied from 9 PM to ~12:30/1AM. At the end of September but the sleep deprivation became a bit much so that changed to 5AM - 6AM with me coming home and studying from 8PM to 10 PM.

I thought I had a solid plan.

Test day came, and I was filled with so many jitters in the beginning but after the first 30 minutes, I calmed down. I counted about 27 that I felt confident with in the AM. Results showed that I only got 21 right.

I felt confident with 24 in the afternoon; results showed 21 correct.

Any suggestions on how to improve? I know that repeating the same study habits will not result in a pass. However, I felt like I threw everything at this and it didn't stick. So, I need to be more strategic this go 'round. Where do I begin?

Also, I have a kid and my husband works long hours. I have family close by and friends willing to jump in and help out. But it's important that I say that because studying from 5 PM to 12 AM isn't going to work for me.

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