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SCJP 1.50 Exam Advise

Robbi Palacios
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Joined: May 25, 2006
Posts: 96
Hi Fellow Ranchers,

I'm going to take the SCJP 5.0 august 18. I hope my preparation
was enough. Can you guys give me some PREpARATION or EXAMINATION
advice? How to FINISH STRONG, things to do...etc.

Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks. I hope I make
it.
[ August 07, 2006: Message edited by: Robbi Palacios ]

Sun Certified Java Programmer 5.0
Niranjan Deshpande
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Posts: 1277
appearing for 5.0 ? well... 1 good

hope that you are comfortable with the all new GENERIC stuff
also, hope that you have memorized I/O stuff ( serialization / desrialization )

did you solve the 14 questions on Generic ? these questions are available on javabeat.net ( i think )

i have appeared for 1.4 and got 95 score, on 14th january

do tell me your exam experience

currently I am preparing for SCWCD.

hope to get it ASAP

niranjan


SCJP 1.4 - 95% [ My Story ] - SCWCD 1.4 - 91% [ My Story ]
Performance is a compulsion, not a option, if my existence is to be justified.
Kishore Balla
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Joined: Jun 08, 2005
Posts: 165
Hi Robbi Palacios,

I'm thinking about taking the exam on this 17th. Can you please tell me, how many days in advance do we need to book the date?

Also, how much does it cost to reschedule the exam?

Thanks,
Kishore B
[ August 07, 2006: Message edited by: Kishore Balla ]

SCJP 5.0 : 88% My Story, SCWCD 1.4 : 94% My Story
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Robbi Palacios
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Joined: May 25, 2006
Posts: 96
Hi Kishore Balla,

Greetings!

Here's to answer your questions.

1. You need to register for an account in prometric.
Go to https://www.register.prometric.com/Login.asp Click new user.
After completing the details. You need to Login.

2. After that click Locate a test site then follow the procedure.

a. Choose your client and Program. (eg. Sun Microsystems)
b. You need to agree to Sun's License Agreement.
c. Choose the Exam you want to take (eg. 310-055) and the language
you want for the exam( eg. US English)
d. Then the list of all available Testing Centers will pop out.
Here you need to choose which testing center you want to take
your exam at. Choose the appropriate date for your exam.
e. Afterwards you need to enter your voucher number and you're
good to go.

2. It does not cost anything to reschedule the exam. You can change it anytime you like but it must be one day prior to the exam date.

To quote prometric per se,
"Exams must be rescheduled or cancelled prior to 6:00 PM Australian
Eastern Time (GMT +10:00 Sydney, Australia), one day prior to the exam date. Attempts to reschedule or cancel your exam without proper notice will not
be granted and you will forfeit the testing fee. There are two choices
to reschedule or cancel your exam:"
[ August 07, 2006: Message edited by: Robbi Palacios ]
Kishore Balla
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Joined: Jun 08, 2005
Posts: 165
Thanks Robbi Palacios for the reply
Robbi Palacios
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Joined: May 25, 2006
Posts: 96
Note: It is important to call the Testing center and confirm
the schedule you wish to take your exam. Online registration
is not enough.

You have to actually call the testing center where you scheduled
your exam to confirm the date.

I scheduled my exam online at Prometric to be set on August 18, but
I did not call up the testing center to confirm the schedule. When
I decide to call later, all available slots for august 18 were
already taken.

So, I just rescheduled my exam to be on August 22 and confirmed it
at the Testing center. Lucky for me otherwise I could be taking my
exam at Mc Donald's instead.


[ August 10, 2006: Message edited by: Robbi Palacios ]
Kishore Balla
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Joined: Jun 08, 2005
Posts: 165
Here in Hyderabad (India), there is no online registration/booking for the exam. I had to go to prometric center for registratoin.

I did that two days back and my exam is on 17th
 
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