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Francis Palattao
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Taking the test this Saturday at 12:30....

Read K&B book twice and answered exercise questions. Did all Dan C mock exam... yes all 20 of them averaged 70 percent although I did get 3 50 percent on the last 3 exams. Planning to take Marcus Green exam before the actual test.

Any other advice and final preparation that i need to do.


SCJP 1.4 <br />SCWCD 1.4 (preparing)<br />SCBCD 1.3 (coming soon)
Jay Pawar
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Taking the test this Saturday at 12:30....

Read K&B book twice and answered exercise questions. Did all Dan C mock exam... yes all 20 of them averaged 70 percent although I did get 3 50 percent on the last 3 exams. Planning to take Marcus Green exam before the actual test.

Any other advice and final preparation that i need to do.


That is really good Francis, looks like you are good to go. Stay cool during the exam. Doing Marcus Green exam is definitely good idea. I would also suggest you to do the exam available on CD which comes with K&B book. Do not try to cram new things on the last day, just go through the 2 minute drills and exam watch points from the K&B book.
Keep your body hydrated enough, I carried water bottle with me during the exam. The exam is well-arranged , you would not get any ambiguous questions at all. Yes, it is tricky so pay close attention to the questions, especially with those which have compile time error and run time error as options.

I am sure you will come out with flying colors . Good luck
[ January 05, 2005: Message edited by: Jay Pawar ]

Cheers,<br />Jay<br /> <br />(SCJP 1.4)<br />Heights of great men were not achieved in one day, they were toiling day and night while their companions slept.
Francis Palattao
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Thanks a co-worker of mine just took the first part of the architect test and got 81 so I hope to do well on this test. I already bought the book Head First Servlet and JSP book for the web component and the EJB book business component cert.
Saheed Adepoju
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Joined: Jun 23, 2004
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Hi
Well Marcus Green is a very good idea a day before the real thing! I took Marcus Green a day before mine and scored 73%! i got 72% on the real thing. I did badly in Dan C. exams though, but i guess you will be in the high 80% with your score on Dan C. Well good luck and as someone rightly posted DONT try to learn anything new before that day!
Saheed.


Saheed Adepoju<br />SCJP 1.4<br />SCJD (B&S..In progress)
Francis Palattao
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Thanks for the encouragement I'm planning to complete the marcus g. exam all 3 of them tonight. And the test on the K&B book.

then tomorrow will be reading the 2 minute summary then saturday hopefully I retained it
 
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