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Passed - 83%!!

Justin Wong
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 31, 2001
Posts: 17
Hi,
After 2 weeks of studying, I'm glad to say that I passed the exam.
Here's the breakdown:
Declarations and access control: 87
Flow control and exception handling: 100
Garbage Collection: 100
Language Fundamentals: 77
Operators and Assignments: 57
Overloading, Overriding, RTT & Object Orientations: 85
Threads: 100
java.awt: 50
java.lang: 100
java.util: 100
java.io: 80
Overall, I found that the test was slightly harder than the Marcus Green exams, possibly due to the nature of the questions. Time was definately not an issue as I finished slightly over an hour and I used the rest of the time to double check my answers.
My resources include RHE (90%), Marcus Green's tutorials & exams (80-85%) and Exam Cram (75%). And of course, the JavaRanch forums. Thanks for all the help!
For those of you who passed the exam, are you eligible to register for the developer certif (to download the assignment) the very next day? I just registered and I received an email saying that my candidate ID is invalid. I double checked the number with my printout and it seems to be correct. Perhaps my score isn't entered in the Galton database?
Thanks again,
Justin
Ashik Uzzaman
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 2370

Great Justin!
Was there tough questions from awt?

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azaman


Ashik Uzzaman
Senior Member of Technical Staff, Salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Justin Wong
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 31, 2001
Posts: 17
Ashik,
Actually, there were only two questions on AWT and one of which I got wrong. One of my weaknesses is in the event model and the test got me there
Justin
Ashik Uzzaman
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 2370


Thnx Justin, now it's clear to me.
Would u remember how many questions came from each of those catagories u gave? It'll help me a lot.

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azaman
rajashree ghatak
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 10, 2001
Posts: 151
Congratulations Justin on becoming a SCJP
i would like to know if u got any Qs from the methods of stream/reader/writer classes?
is doing just the heirarchies and constructors of various stream classes sufficient for JCP?
rajashree.
Jane Griscti
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 30, 2000
Posts: 3141
Congratulations Justin
It will probably take them 48-72 hours to update galton; once you can see your score you should be able to register for the SCJD.

Best of luck.
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Jane Griscti
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java� 2 Platform


Jane Griscti
SCJP, Co-author Mike Meyers' Java 2 Certification Passport
Percy Densmore
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 214
CONGRATULATIONS Justin!
Thanks for the feedback. Wish you well
Percy
 
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