i passed the SCBCD 5.0 exam yesterday with 83%. :-). I studied for about 2 and a half months. i read some chapters of 'Head First EJB', 'Pro EJB 3.0' and both specs (jpa and core).
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 5, SCJD 5
Joined: Aug 15, 2004
if you wanna pass it, you need to have a very clear understanding of - transactions, transactions, transactions - how to package a jpa app - overriding mechanism - a little bit of security and j2ee roles - MDB - peace of cake ;-D