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Passed SCJP 1.4

Usha Hanumolu
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 16, 2005
Posts: 18
Hi Friends,

I cleared SCJP 1.4 today with 75% and the credit goes to K&B book and Javaranch. I actually started preparing just 2 weeks back. So i am happy with the score but obviously could have done better with more preparation.

I would really like to thank Kathy and Bert for their excellent book.
Also i would like to thank ranchers for clearing my doubts.

These are the few things i did for preparing in 2 weeks.

1st week:
1) K & B Book (spent hours with this book in Borders(book store)
2) Other resources from the net.

2nd week:
1) spending most of the time on Javaranch
2) All the mock tests posted on this site.
3) Especially Dan's Tests were amazing
4) Marcus Tests helped a lot.


Cheers
Usha.
Richard Rex
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 19, 2005
Posts: 100
Hi Usha,

Congratulations!!!


"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail."<br /> <br />Chad<br />SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4<br />SCBCD 1.3<br />SCDJWS (next)
Usha Hanumolu
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 16, 2005
Posts: 18
Congratulations to you too Chad..
David Batchu
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 11, 2005
Posts: 4
Hi Usha,

Congrats on clearing the exam in such a short time. ACTUALLY I AM ALSO IN THE SAME BOAT. I just started preparing last week and i have exam in 5 days.

Please let me know what kind of mistakes you did with your short prep and what you could have improved given a chance so that i can too concentrate.

Also did u completely do all DAN's 560 + questions. How was the Marcus Green exam when compared to actual exam. Any surprises and hints,Please lt me know.

thanks
David
Usha Hanumolu
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 16, 2005
Posts: 18
Hi David,

Yes, I did ALL the questions from Dan's test.. But i didnt realize that they will be tough if I would have more time i would have really tried to concentrate more on the questions and also would have tried to read K&B book one more time..

I would suggest you to read K&B book perfectly, keep track of the questions on the forum.. and do Dan's test early.. level of difficulty of Marcus Tests is close to the actual test.

Good Luck!!
Usha.
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
 
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