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Aditya Vasudeva
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Joined: May 27, 2008
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Hi guys,

Ive finally got through with the exam and got a 82%. It pinches not to reach the realm of the 90's but I was short of time anyway.

It took me 1 and a half months to prepare. I used the following material:
1. EJB3 In Action - An amazing guide for rookies.
2. Pro EJB3 Persistence API - A must for understanding persistence.
(Chapters 3 to 7 mostly)
3. THE SPECIFICATION - If you dont study this, you wont get through the
exam. Its crucial.
4. MZ's notes - Wonderful and very helpful for quick reference. Thank You
personally for this excellent compilation.
5. Enthuware EJB5+ Questions - Even after reading the specs, your concept
will not be clear unless you do these

I found Enthuware to be much more difficult then the real exam. If you can do these mock tests easily, you can ace the real exam.
Thank You all ranchers for helping me. Without this forum, I seriously would'nt have passed.
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Vinay Nath
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Congratulations Aditya!!!

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Kaushik Lele

Joined: Aug 10, 2008
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Had you not referred Kathy Sierra's book for exam?

I havent yet started study for EJB exam. But I referred her book for SCJP 5, and it was amazing. So I thought I can rely heavily on her book for this exam also.

What do you think? Wht all other members think.
Christophe Verré

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So I thought I can rely heavily on her book for this exam also.

There's no book by Kathy for this exam. Check the SCBCD links.
Celinio Fernandes
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well done !

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