The Importance of time management at CPC exam:
There is no pushover for the CPC exam. In the CPC exam You're required to answer 150 multiple choice questions in an epic 5 hours and 40 minutes. You can't take any extra break time in between, you're left with just above 2 minutes to answer each question. The studies have shown that most of the people are not being able to answer all the questions within given time. You will be in the process of handicapping yourself, only If you walk into the exam hall without a time management plan in place.
Rate the questions in terms of its difficulty:
Keep track of the question's difficulty with a simple mark, While you're going through the questions in the CPC exam booklet on your first pass. For example, You can put a dot next to questions that are of standard difficulty, and two dots next to really tough questions. Next on your second pass just focuses on the single dot questions (standard difficulty), and on your third pass the double dot questions (tough). We believe that, This will save you plenty of time on your second pass and the third pass. Just go with your gut feeling so you don't end up spending too much time rating the questions and there is no second thought.
Moving by Tracking your time and progress:
As we already discussed that you have only 5 hours and 40 minutes to answer 150 questions. Your CPC exam answer lattice has 5 columns which contain 30 questions each. So you have only one hour for each column and rest of the time is for ending review. To remind yourself of progress, You may request the exam proctor to let you know after each and every hours. Some questions may consume much time so you may skip the tougher ones and move forward.
Never leave any questions unanswered:
As the last few minutes to guess at an answer for the unanswered questions, When the CPC exam time is almost up. As There are only 4 choices, so it will give you a 25% chance of getting it right. You can bump up your chances to 50/50 by making an educated guess.
Preparing yourself by Practicing more:
The experience of taking the CPC exam is quite different from doing it in your home or some of online sample exams.