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The Test-Takers’ Prayer

You’ve done all you can do to prepare for the journeyman electrical exam or the master electrical exam and now it’s time to take the exam.  There is one final step it wouldn’t hurt to take; saying a quick prayer prior to your exam. Enjoy and best of luck- you got this!   We found this […]

Hiring a Virtual Assistant for Small Electrical Contractors

Virtual assistants are independent contractors who operate from their own home or office and typically work on a project basis for small to mid-size entrepreneurs. Kathy Colaiacovo, marketing director for the International Virtual Assistants Association, says “Of all companies, small businesses are the most likely to hire virtual assistants.  A mom-and-pop operation does not necessarily need […]

Want to be a Contractor in Texas? Learn How

Been thinking about starting your own business?   Are you a Master Electrician wanting to work for yourself? Do you want to start a business but don’t know where to start? Here is a step by step on how to start your electrical contractor business in Texas. Oh the American dream.  It’s free and perfectly […]

It's important to hang on to these "fail" score reports that PSI gives you after your exam because we can tell you exactly what to focus on based on that score report.

Score Reports- A Map from Fail to Pass

Duplicate Score ReportTexas Electricians: Did you fail your exam and ripped to shreds your Score Report? Don’t worry, if you need our help with your weak areas, you can request a duplicate score report. With this report we can pin-point the problem areas and help you pass the next time around. 🙂 – You’re welcome.   […]

A Sheldon Cooper Moment

Here at Electrical Excel we are crazy about “The Big Bang Theory”.  We found the following on the net and thought it would be a fun thing to share.  We are totally having a “Sheldon Cooper” moment. (Relax, this will not be in the exam) André-Marie Ampère was a French physicist and mathematician. The SI unit […]

Must-Have Formulas for Your Exam

Write these formulas in your code book, you’ll be glad you did. The following images are from Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide To Electrical Exam Preparation 2011 Edition, and you can learn more about these formulas here.  You will also find questions to help you understand how to use these formulas.  If you are preparing for […]

Why Bother Studying & How

  Many guys walk into the exam thinking they will get the test over with and walk out with their license in their pocket.  You don’t have to be psychic to know that 99 percent of the time those guys will fail.  You’ve heard of that guy a few towns away, the friend of the […]

Change and Duplicate License Request- Texas

This morning an electrician in Texas called asking for help finding the form that will help him change his information with TDLR.  In case you are needing to make changes, like a change of address, change of name or if you want to request a duplicate or reprint of your license, this is the form […]

7 Motor Articles to read & Understand

7 Motors Articles to Read & Understand

  In the electrical exam there are several subject areas you will be tested on.  One of the subject areas is Motors.  We all know that article 430 is THE Motors article.  Here are 7 Motors articles to read & understand to help you get started: T430.22 (E) Duty cycle Service (page 329) 430.22 (E) […]

Articles with the most test questions

Here are the top 6 articles that typically has the most test questions in the journeyman electrical exam and the master electrical exam. (In descending order) Article #1 210 (page 51) Article #2 320 (page 193)-398 (page 259) Article #3 517 (page 462) -590 (page 540) Article #4 110 (page 36) Article #5 250 (page 106) […]