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rajeshwar Rao
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 31
Hi Everyone,

I am taking scjp 1.4 exam on 31st of this month and due to extra work load i could not prepare proper material. So i am having four full days. Could any one guide me to some source of material where i can get to read only important points rather than lengthy notes.

Today when i started preparing i was very confusing to start with which topic as i already all topics but i could not remember the points due to a a break of 10 days due to extra work.

I am a bit tense at moment and i really appreciate some right kind of suggestions and help which help me to make my exam smoothly.

Thanks one and all
sekhar badugu

Joined: May 24, 2006
Posts: 1

You can read 2 minute drill part from K&s book.You can verify all topics from that book.

rajeshwar Rao
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 31
Thanks sekhar. I am following K & B only. Any links to doc files which are prepared by those who already took this exam. Because they will be writing by reading other than K & B.
Santana Iyer
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Joined: Jun 13, 2005
Posts: 335
All the very best!!!
I worked for 2 months so cant help you in docs, links.

Though K&B 2 minutes drill and mock question will definitely be of help.
pradeepa venigalla

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 17
Even Iam going to attempt the exam on 31st of this month..

I have gone through the k&b book but didnot practice the exams..
I will always be in a hurry to answer the qns and commit silly mistakes...

Wish u gud luck for ur exam... dont be in a hurry as like me...
Venkat Thikkireddy

Joined: Feb 13, 2006
Posts: 11
scjp preparation notes is available in net, try googling it,
that was also useful for you,

all the best for your exam

Arise, Awake, and stop not till the GOAL is reached
Srikanth Raghavan
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Joined: Oct 31, 2005
Posts: 389
Hi rajeshwar,

Though I personally did not take up SCJP till now, my advice on your situation will be to go through all the 2 minute drills from K&B book first.

After reading the 2 minute drill on a particular chapter, take the self test. You may get many questions incorrectly, but that is what you want at this stage. Why?

You will almost for sure make silly mistakes on the questions that you got wrong. So, this is the time to see what sort of mistakes you are making. So, go through all the explanations for the answers of the self test. Finish all the self tests within two days.

Then go through the two minute drills once again and take up one full exam on 29th evening or 30th morning, don't forget to go through the explanation for the answers (even if you have got the answer correct). I am sure you will do well.

But if you are in any doubt, postpone the exam if you can. Otherwise go for the kill...

All the best....
rajeshwar Rao
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 31
Thanks srikanth. Actually i am a guy who likes to post pone the things. So i know if i buy voucher in previous month (when i started thinking about this exam) i will definetly postpone it to next year. So i took coupon from my friend who took 2 coupons and its expiry date is july 31st.

So i dont have a choice to postpone it. Any how your explanation was very motivative and i will try to give everything in these four days.

Thanks all for motivating and growing confidence in me to take the exam.
wise owen
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Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 2023
Good luck!!!
I agree. Here's the link:
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