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7 More Exam Prep Tips from College Students

Exam Prep Tips from full time students. Last month we spoke to some college students and picked their brains for their exam prep tips. We figured who better to help us with this article than professional test takers.    Here are 7 more tips these students shared with us so that you can add them […]

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6 Exam Prep Tips from College Students

We all know that college students spend about 40 hours per week studying, taking notes and going to class.  They also take exams…lots of exams. So we asked a few students around and got a few tips that you can use for the electrical exam! These guys are expert test takers, here are a few […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #104 – Timed Exams

  Helpful Tip # 104 Finding the code section as quickly as possible during an exam is truly the key to passing. If you buy yourself a moment or so with 20 to 40 code questions, that time will add up and give you a much better chance to spend quality review time on the […]

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #102- NEC Layout

Helpful Tip # 102 There is simply no substitution for not knowing and understanding the LAYOUT of the basic framework of the National Electrical Code® book. Knowing the breakdown of Chapter Two, for example, will help you quickly find an answer that deals with minimum layout and receptacle placements, or load calculation questions. www.TexasElectricalExam.com Texas […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #103 – Table of Contents

Helpful Tip # 103 We strongly encourage you to learn to utilize the Table of Contents in the FRONT OF THE CODE BOOK. On the Journeyman’s exam for example, 19 questions, a full 25% of your exam will come from Chapter Three items. The table of contents is a MUCH FASTER tool to find these […]

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #101- Read Answers

  Electrical Exam Prep Tip#101.  The electrical exam is open book.  This exam is also timed and multiple choice.  Out of the many types of tests that you can get, multiple choice is going to give you a higher chance of getting the correct answer even if you have to make a guess. Some of […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #152 – None of the Above

  Don’t be fooled into picking “None of the above” answers just because you are not certain of the correct answer.   “None of the above” answer choice is usually a distractor used by test writers as an effective option for factual information in our case math questions to make this question more challenging.  Hence, […]

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #150- Code Exceptions

  Unless an exam question in the master electrical exam or the journeyman electrical exam specifically states that it includes a code exception, do not base your answer on any exceptions. The most correct answer is one which does not take exceptions into account, unless you are instructed to do so.  

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #149- Maximum Allowable Requirements

  When reading electrical exam questions which are describing maximum allowable requirements, look for key words or phrases that include: no greater than, most, greatest, highest, and shall not exceed.  The master electrical exam and the journeyman electrical exam will have several questions in this similar format.  Pay close attention. 

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #142 – Index of the NEC

Highlight your index at the back of the NEC book and add page numbers as you study for the electrical exam.   There are no page numbers on the index now, save time during the electrical test and prepare ahead of time.  Download the PSI Information bulletin, this tells you exactly what will be in the […]