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How to study??????????????

Tanuja Vaid
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Joined: Mar 07, 2002
Posts: 51
My test is just a week away. When i start reading chapters i feel i know everything but when i solve mock i don't get very good percentage.Can u guys please suggest me how to
study considering i have only couple of days to go........
Valentin Crettaz
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Joined: Aug 26, 2001
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One week is definitely not enough in my opinion. You should consider postponing your exam and take some time to study.
Reading a book and feeling that you know how Java works is one thing. Knowing how to program in Java is another thing and requires experience.
A basic parallel could be that you know what is needed to build a house (walls, roof, ...) but you don't actually know how to build it (unless you practice first).

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Rob Ross

Joined: Jan 07, 2002
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How long have you been writing java programs? It's best to take the test after you've had a few months of experience actually writing many small sample programs to really learn how java works.
You can't really learn to program java just by reading about it. You have to actually do it.

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Rajinder Yadav
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Joined: Jan 18, 2002
Posts: 178
How to study?
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You learn a lot by asking questions here and even more by replying to posts, chances are if you have some misconceptions about facts or detail people will quickly correct you on that here
IMHO, I would say put the brakes on taking that SCJP Exam.
[ March 09, 2002: Message edited by: Rajinder Yadav ]

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