NJSPE Blog

How to Nail Check-in the Day of your Professional Engineering Exam

September 10, 2018

If you’re like most people, making sure you have everything you need to check-in and sit for the exam can be as stressful as worrying about acing the exam itself. While the check-in instructions can slightly vary based on your test location, here are the main things you need to have prepared on the day. . . Read More


Big Things to Avoid on your PE Exam Day

September 5, 2018

The PE exam is designed to test how professional, ethical, and knowledgeable an engineer is before they receive the distinction of professional engineer. Because of how important this distinction is, it should come as no surprise that the exam is taken very seriously. If you are unfamiliar with the important things to steer clear of. . . Read More


How to know if you are Eligible for PE Exam Special Accommodations

August 23, 2018

If you’re hoping to become a New Jersey professional engineer, the biggest obstacle in your way is the PE exam. When you register to sit for the exam, you will see a section regarding special exam accommodations. This is for people who have a special circumstance that requires a different test date, different test location,. . . Read More


7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Improve Your Studying

August 15, 2018

From standardized tests in grade school to pulling all nighters for final exams, as an engineer, you’re no stranger to studying. Just when you thought you’d broken the shackles of long-form studying, along comes the PE exam. The PE exam is a whole different ball of wax, consisting of 80 questions over an eight-hour period.. . . Read More


What you can Bring with you to the PE Exam

August 8, 2018

The pencil-and-paper professional engineering exam is usually the first time engineers have sat for an exam in more than four years. If you’re having flashbacks to cumulative final exams in college or the SATs, we can understand if the thought of taking the PE exam gives you heart palpitations. However, you can breathe a little. . . Read More


Everything you need to know about the PE Exam Results

August 1, 2018

Because there are so many different versions of the professional engineering exam, it can be difficult to know what information is relevant to you and what is relevant to other disciplines. Regardless of what discipline you are looking for a professional engineering license in, below is the information you need to know everything about what. . . Read More


How to Successfully Submit your PE Exam Application to the State Board

July 25, 2018

Applying to take your New Jersey professional engineer exam can be a tricky process. Many people don’t realize you can’t just pay the registration fee and show up for the exam. Instead, you must apply to the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors first. This application is very detailed and takes. . . Read More


The Specifics to Each Discipline of the New Jersey PE Exam

July 24, 2018

The New Jersey PE exam isn’t one-size-fits-all. It is offered in several different engineering disciplines to ensure the test takers have the knowledge they need to practice engineering at the highest level of skill and ethics. Most exams are in-person and offered at test locations in Newark and Trenton. Others, however, are online and can. . . Read More


Best Places to Prepare for the New Jersey PE Exam

July 13, 2018

The deadline to register for the October New Jersey PE exam is barreling toward us. Hopefully, at this point, you’ve already begun your application and are well on your way to receiving approval to sit for the exam. Now that the hard part is almost out of the way, you should start thinking about what. . . Read More


New Jersey PE Exam FAQs

June 27, 2018

You’ve passed your Fundamentals of Engineering exam, graduated with an engineering degree, and studied under a professional engineer for four years, and now you’re ready to take the New Jersey PE exam and finally become a professional engineer. This can be a very exciting and nerve-racking time, because you haven’t had to take an exam. . . Read More