Episode 59: Procedure For Handling Nonconforming Work & My Data Backup Plan [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:08:57-08:00August 21st, 2012|Categories: AIA Contracts, Podcast|

This topic is a great example of the actual practice in the real world being different than the ideal world. In this episode I refer to two AIA documents, the B201, Article 2.6.2 Evaluations of the Work and A201, Article 12.3 Acceptance of Nonconforming Work. Podcast Episode 059. In the real world, when we, as the [...]

Exam Security, an Apology, and the Ultimate 12 Week Study Plan

2020-02-07T17:10:06-08:00July 30th, 2012|Categories: Exam Taking Strategy, Podcast|

I have not devoted an episode to discussing Exam Security before, mainly because I hadn't really thought about the importance of stating the obvious. Until I was contacted by the California Architects Board... Podcast Episode 058. I received a call from the California Architects Board last week in regards to the Video Tip I released last week about [...]

Episode 57: On Top of the World (almost)! 5 Items to Gauge If You Are REALLY Determined to Pass [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:10:34-08:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Encouragement, Podcast|

Last week, I was able to guide 3 newbies all the way to the top of Mt. Whitney 14,505', the tallest peak in the lower 48. Podcast Episode 057. I also discuss the 5 Items that you can use to gauge how determined you REALLY are in passing the Exam. The 5 items are; Begin with [...]

Episode 56: 80 Hours on a Long and Windy Road to the CSE….and Mt. Whitney [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:11:07-08:00July 9th, 2012|Categories: Encouragement, Podcast|

80 Hours is the road to the CSE, and it's a windy road. Learning to drive, negotiate obstacles,  and plan ahead is a key ingredient in achieving success. Podcast Episode 056. I explain why I believe you should put at least 80 hours into your study preparation. With about 1.5 to 2 hours per day, 10 hours a [...]

Episode 55: Terri Is 5500 and You Will Be Soon Too! [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:11:38-08:00July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Exam Taking Strategy, Podcast|

Becoming 5500 is something we are all striving for in the process. If you're getting ready to take the Exam, you are one step closer to reaching 5500. Podcast Episode 055. The CSEprep Forum is launched! This fantastic resource has grown out of CSE Mastermind and is available as a FREE BONUS to candidates who have [...]

Episode 54: How I Passed the CSE On My First Try! [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:12:08-08:00June 25th, 2012|Categories: Interviews, Podcast|

Passing the California Supplemental Exam is an accomplishment in and of itself. But passing it on your first attempt is even more difficult, and some will argue, more rewarding (although my goal is to help you pass, no matter how long it takes). Podcast Episode 054. I am pleased to bring you a very special interview [...]

Episode 53: Asking For Help and a Sinking Building [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:12:43-08:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: Encouragement, Podcast|

Asking for help can be one of the most difficult things we do as human beings. Many like to think we can handles things ourselves, that we can do it with little or no help from others. I disagree. Podcast Episode 053. I discuss the benefits of asking those closest to you for help during the [...]

Episode 52: Knowledge Is Not Enough, You Need Wisdom to Pass the Exam [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:13:09-08:00June 12th, 2012|Categories: Encouragement, Podcast|

Knowledge is important for the California Supplemental Exam as well as achieving success in life. But knowledge isn't necessarily the most important thing. It is knowing how to apply that knowledge come Exam day, in the form of Wisdom. Podcast Episode 052. I discuss why just being familiar with the 55 Knowledge Statements of the California [...]

Episode 51: Immediate Results: Fact or Fiction and Success Stories [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:13:52-08:00June 4th, 2012|Categories: Exam Taking Strategy, Podcast|

We like instant gratification, immediate results. We don't like to wait. We want a faster internet connection so we can do our work faster. And the California Architects Board has taken a step further in satisfying our appetite for all things fast and instantaneous. Podcast Episode 051. Yes, Immediate Results are here and I think this [...]

Episode 50: We Celebrate our 50th Episode, Humidity in the Desert and More! [Podcast]

2020-02-07T17:14:23-08:00May 29th, 2012|Categories: Podcast, Questions|

Turning 50 is a big deal. Today, I release my 50th episode of the California Supplemental Exam Podcast and I'm very proud of being able to put out 50 episodes and let's raise a glass to 150 more! Podcast Episode 050. We celebrate our 50th eposide! Karen sends in 2 questions from OMCES relating to humidity [...]

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