What made you decide to get your CSEP?
Besides Jody 😊 I had been putting the exam off each year, never finding the time to focus on it. But during the pandemic, I knew I would need to come out of it with an edge above the rest and also wanted to finally prove to myself that I could do it.
What have you been able to achieve since obtaining your CSEP?
Industry confidence to move forward and rebuild my company, especially after the pandemic.
What is the one most powerful part of having your CSEP?
For me, getting my CSEP was a great feeling of validation within the events industry. A feeling of being a part of the highest level of event professionals in world. A huge accomplishment.
What advice would you give to someone considering CSEP?
Just do it! Trust in your industry knowledge and abilities and just take the chance. And, do all the practice exams…twice 😊
About Jody Paulson, CSEP, CSEP Prep Instructor
Describe your learning experience with Jody in one or a few words and elaborate.
Encouraging and Confidence. She gave me the push I needed to finally take the exam and make me feel so confident in my industry knowledge and experience.
What was your favorite part of learning with Jody?
Jody is just so positive and encouraging. She really gave me the confidence to finally write the exam.
How did learning from Jody Paulson make you a more successful CSEP candidate?
Jody was a wonderful resource leading up to the exam. She was so encouraging and really helped ease any nervousness I had about writing the exam or being ready. She was always there when I reached out with a question or concern.
Why would you recommend someone take a course taught by Jody?
Jody is a true event professional with many years’ experience and expertise in all areas. And she is just so positive and encouraging – if you are feeling nervous or undecided, she will help you to feel ready and confident.