Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
A professional engineering license is vital to most civil and environmental engineers. The Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is the first step toward licensure. Even if you don't know if you will become a licensed professional engineer, if there is any possibility you might, it is best to take the exam while still a student. You can put the exam on your resume to indicate to employers that you have achieved this important milestone.
The Fundamentals of Engineering exam is a computer-based, multiple-choice exam. It has 110 questions, and the testing window is six hours long. The exam is appropriate for all civil and environmental engineering students, and many other engineering majors. You should take the exam in your final year of college. Your second to last semester is ideal as you should have learned all, or most, of the content already. By getting it done early, you will not have to worry about it during your final semester when you are facing senior design and a job search. Also, in the off-chance that you don’t pass the exam the first time, you will have the opportunity to take it again during your final semester.
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