yesterday I cleared my SCBCD. Did not get a good score(only 72%) But anyway...I am a beginner and was happy about clearing it . Thanks a bunch to Kathy and Bates for their HEAD FIRST Series . Without the book..I would have had a hard time understanding the concepts. Also thanks to all the ranchers for their great help.
I was not an active member of this SCBCD forum but was a regular watcher.
My Study Strategy:
Studied for 4 weeks (4 hours per day)
In the last week took enthuware mocks(scored average of 68%)
Also referred to the spec(almost..but could not grasp everything..might be due to lack of exp and I never wanted to learn everything from the spec)
Finally wrote HF mock exam and scored 74%.
I felt real exam was much more confusing than the mock exam..(might be I am wrong..but i felt so)
I was also distracted at the test centre.So be sure to take your ear-plugs with you.
Got only 60% in EJB-QL. Felt few questions were not answerable by me.
Scored 100% in security and 2 other topics.
Confused and got only 50% in CMP entity beans.
Anyway..its all over in the end. I am not that happy with the score..but PASS IS PASS......
All the best for the future exam takers.
Javainn<br /> <br />SCJP,SCWCD,SCBCD,<br />ICED (IBM-287,IBM-484,IBM-486)
IBM certified in DB2 V 8.1 Family Fundamentals (IBM 700)
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Congratulations, javainn !
"The UrlyBird catches the certificate. And he's gonna FlyByNight"<br /> <br />SCJP 1.2/5.0, SCJD, SCBCD, SCWCD, SCEA
Joined: Nov 07, 2000
HEartly Congratulation !!!
Eat JAVA, Drink JAVA, Sleep Java
Joined: Feb 21, 2005
Thankyou for your wishes....Jesus Angeles, Wei-ju Wu , Sanjay pts.
Jesus: Could you please suggest me how to prepare for IBM 285. What books to read,how to do and how much time its going to take.
Thanks in advance
Joined: Apr 01, 2005
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, NEXT--->IBM XML
Joined: Oct 14, 2002
We're glad the book helped.
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