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Finally scraped through

Angus Morison

Joined: Sep 17, 2004
Posts: 11
After a dismal first attemptI finally passed with a score of 72.
I really do not know what to think. I thought that I had understood why I failed first time - namely that I had not presented it in the format approved by Sun. So I redid everything, scrupulously following the example in the Cade book. My class and sequence diagrams both did better, but the component diagram actually lost points!
So I guess I am not quite as good as I thought. I must have missed a few things. I think it must have been in the assumptions and in part 3, because my UML seemed fine (to me).
Anyway, I passed, which is the important thing. Especially as it is important for me in my job - like it should help me to keep on having one for some time.
I feel very admirative of those with scores in the 90s.
It would be interesting to know the profiles of those who take the exam: how many are have experience architecting web sites, and how many (like me) are more in the learning phase.
It would also be interesting to know the pass rate, though I suppose that is a Sun state secret. I guess those who pass are more likely to post the joyous news in the news groups than those who fail.
Good luck to you all, and many thanks.
Srikanth Nandiraju
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Joined: Oct 27, 2004
Posts: 41
Congratulations. Can you give some hints on the documentation process.

Ali Hussain
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Joined: Jun 19, 2005
Posts: 211
Congratulations. A pass is a pass

- SCEA, SCJD, SCBCD, SCWCD, SCMAD, SCJP, ICAD (WebSphere), Lotus Principal CLP, Lotus CLP, Lotus CLS
Theodore Casser
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
Posts: 1902


And like everyone else is reminding you - a pass is a pass is a pass. A high score is nice, but it's not going to matter in the grand scheme..

Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo
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Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Posts: 498

Congrats Angus, good job!


Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo - Brazil
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