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On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Meyer, Jonathan wrote:

> No only does the NCEES not permit the use of programmable calculators, they
> recently decided to change the Structural II test from two 4 hour exams
> (graded independently) to one 8 hour exam. In addition, if you have already
> passed half of the test (say the morning or afternoon) they have graciously
> given you one more chance to pass the remaining portion before they throw
> out all your results and require you to pass the 8 hour exam. The Structural
> II test is a pass/fail test and they provide no feedback on what you did
> incorrectly, so you have no idea where to concentrate your study efforts to
> improve your performance. 
> No wonder the majority of engineers don't bother to get registered.

Um, well, the majority of engineers don't bother to get LICENSED (the 
present-day terminology), because the majority of ENGINEERS work in 
industry where licensure is not typically required.

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