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How long to prepare

jean-gobert de coster
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Joined: Dec 04, 2008
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I was just wondering how long (in hours, approx) it took you SCJP guys to prepare for the exam?
harilal ithikkat
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Joined: Oct 06, 2008
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i took about one month......
i was not regular in studies....sometime i spend hours continuously infront of the kathy sierra text....
but in the case of mock exams and question collections.......after every 15-20 questions i took a break by watching couple of video songs.....(i thank shakeera for dat).
there is no point in wasting hours........but use your time only when you want to study....because it needs your morning time its better for studies.......

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victor kamat
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Joined: Jan 10, 2007
Posts: 247
Depends on :

1. Current level of knowledge
2. Your level of dedication
3. The time you are prepsred to put in (per day)
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