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Second Attempt

Saurabh Saha
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Joined: Dec 08, 2004
Posts: 52
Hi,
Please tell me, if I passed the exam but could not get a good score in my first attempt, can I give second attempt to improve my score.

Thanks & Regards
Vivek Mishra
Bajji Pat
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Joined: Apr 05, 2005
Posts: 50
Hi Vivek,

It is passing that matters, you could always work on and improve your understanding on the various sections. Moreover the price of the exam is high.

Regards
Balaji Pattabhiraman
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
Posts: 4982
A pass is a pass. The score will not be reflected in the certification, and thus, no one knows what score you got unless you show them the score report.

In fact, if you are thinking of taking it again for scoring improving, why dont you have a better preparation for the 1st time?

It is not worth to pay for another USD$125 to get, say, a 10% score improvement, rather, it is better for you to invest your time and money in other certifications.

Nick


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Saurabh Saha
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Joined: Dec 08, 2004
Posts: 52
Hi Bajji & Nicholas,

Thanks for giving me your valuable suggestions.


Thanks & Regards
Vivek Mishra
Saurabh Khanna
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Joined: Apr 03, 2005
Posts: 30
Hi Vivek

Can you give us some tips/catches and likes for the SCJP exam??

Saurabh
 
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