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Understood, but part of exam prep is completing practice problems with your particular set of references so you become familiar with them and know where to find things quickly. As everyone knows, the morning is all about speed and finding the formula or code section that the problem needs FAST. (I think we all have spent a small fortune on tabs.)

In addition, the codes I used had notes and highlights for things that I might have overlooked. First thing that comes to mind are all of the crazy footnotes in the ASCE-7 Table 12.2-1 as well as the tables in the NDS.

I don't understand. If it's all open book, why not let examinees bring in their own references?
Take it from a guy that has taken multiple CBT exams and passed......it's not overly difficult to find what you need using the digital codes they provide. trust me, I thought it would be, but if you have a slight idea of what you need to find, you can find it easy, i promise!
 

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Take it from a guy that has taken multiple CBT exams and passed......it's not overly difficult to find what you need using the digital codes they provide. trust me, I thought it would be, but if you have a slight idea of what you need to find, you can find it easy, i promise!
I can see your point about searching through the codes quickly, but if you are not extremely familiar with the document, there can be nuances that you miss. As I noted, I have these highlighted so I don't overlook them. Also, I created numerous flow charts and step-by-step summaries for various operations to help prevent missing a step that could be critical. I know of other folks who have created design aids for various equations, constants, etc. that I assume now will be verboten.

Also, the 800# gorilla in the room, how does this change affect educational firms such as AEI? I know that they put a lot of effort into their books and summary sheets. I am assuming that examinees will not be allowed to bring these materials in.

All-in-all, not a fan of not allowing test takers to bring their own reference documents. Its already open book for crying out loud. What can people bring in that constitutes cheating other than video or access to the internet?
 

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It looks like registration for the April 2023 exam starts a week earlier than it did last year. Also, the April exam is scheduled a week earlier than it has been in the past. I know that it's a waste of time to make guesses, and I know that nothing means anything, BUT DO YOU THINK IT MEANS SOMETHING?!

(Can you tell which phase of "the suck" I am currently wallowing in? Ugggh.)
 

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Currently, on their calendar, they show the virtual scoring workshop dates as Nov 30 - Dec 2, so I think we should be getting our results prob. around 2nd week of December
 

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(Can you tell which phase of "the suck" I am currently wallowing in? Ugggh.)
Unfortunately, it means nothing 😅 . I think your reply has officially started the impatient wait-suck phase of the SE results. Peeps here, please don't get your hopes high as it may lead to anxiety. So stick to this rule: Result Date = Add 12 to the end date of the workshop. This means Dec 14th will be the day.
 
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I talked to them and they said the grading workshop is in the first week of December, and the results would be released 1~2 weeks post that. Fingers crossed on December 12~16 week.
 

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Currently, on their calendar, they show the virtual scoring workshop dates as Nov 30 - Dec 2, so I think we should be getting our results prob. around 2nd week of December
Where can you see their calendar? I could not find it on their website.

Thank you.
 
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