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Easy Way to Put Together Your Study Plan

Your Study Plan Putting it all together.  Set goals and objectives then rank them in order from weakest areas to strongest areas then make a time plan based on them.  Spend more time on your weak subject areas.  Make yourself a ‘base sheet’ for your daily study plan with time allocated to each subject or […]

The Time Trap: Time Management

Half the battle is answering correctly and the other half is completing the electrical test within the allotted time. The electrical exam is an important step to becoming licensed. Even with ample preparation, you may feel stressed and anxious. A bit of stress might be helpful; it keeps you alert. However, if you feel too […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #135: Exam Prep Programs

  Helpful Tip #135: Exam Prep Programs When looking for an exam prep program ask yourself the following:  Is the program long enough or the correct speed for me to cover the topics what I’ll be tested on?  Does the program cover all the areas on my specific electrical exam?  Is the […]

Answering Multiple Choice Questions

http://texas.electricalexcel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Multiple-Choice-questions.mp4     Practice Exams The purpose of each practice Texas electrical exam is to provide exercise of how to navigate through the electrical NEC book.  If you know the answers in the practice exams, verify the answer and use the code book to locate the source and highlight it.   Practice exams for the journeyman […]

Which 2014 NEC Articles To Highlight For the Electrical Exam?

Click the book and preview the guide that tells you exactly what to highlight in your own book.   Budget Friendly! Turn your book into this! Budget friendly and exam specific. Have questions about this guide?  Security Code: Please enter the security code: Please enter a valid captcha code. Submit Articles To Highlight Based on […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #113

Helpful Tip # 113 OHM’s law and our pie chart are the only calculations and formula that the test taker should focus on. P divided by Current (I) times the Voltage (E) is used for calculating demand loads, calculating transformers, calculating services, calculating the minimum number of circuits required for a particular dwelling/occupancy, and in […]

April 2016 Questions by Mike Holt

Mike Holt is a regular author over at EC&M.  As an expert in the industry he lends his expertise and shares answers to many head-scratching matters.  Download this free pdf for the questions he tackles this month.  Share with your friends!   (Click the image to open the pdf)   Be sure to check out […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #112: Transformer Questions

Helpful Tip # 112 : Transformer Questions Transformer questions are actually quite simple, however the state exam writers intentionally include a lot of distracting information. The unprepared test taker will read too much into a transformer question and then draw a complete blank. However, if it asks to size the maximum or minimum short circuit, […]

Article 100 Information

We all know article 100 is the DEFINITIONS article.   This does not mean that general terms or technical terms from related codes and standards will be found in this article.  Article 100 only includes definitions are that essential to the proper application of the Code.  Also, keep in mind that only the terms that […]

Chapters, Articles and Parts- 2014 NEC Layout

The NEC book is over 900 pages long and here is a quick guide to the layout of the book.  Don’t get confused by the layout of the NEC; it’s composed of Chapters, Articles, Sections, Sub Sections, etc.  In reality if you follow the basic layout you are golden.  Here is a quick breakdown of […]