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how can i tell that I am ready for the exam?

j dam
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Joined: Feb 01, 2010
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hi guys, i am not confident enough to go into exam, i haven't booked an exam yet.

i am not sure if i am ready. this is what i have done:
read the book: SCJP by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
done several SCJP exams.

am i ready? can someone please tell me what i need to study before i go into exam? $300 is a lot.
W. Joe Smith
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Depends...what have you been scoring on the mocks? How were you scoring on the K&B Master exams? How did you do on the ExamLab mock?

If you are getting 80% or more on them you should be able to pass, I believe.


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Prithvi Sehgal
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Hi,

It definitely depends on is your scoring average by far in mock exams?

How much you are scoring on average?

Best Regards,


Prithvi,
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j dam
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W. Joe Smith wrote:Depends...what have you been scoring on the mocks? How were you scoring on the K&B Master exams? How did you do on the ExamLab mock?

If you are getting 80% or more on them you should be able to pass, I believe.


hi, I downloaded several exams, they are not online exams, so i don't know my score.

thanks for the tip, i will try some online exams and find out my score average.
Rajeev Rnair
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Try Devaka's Exam Lab. It do have 5 exams. The questions are tough, but consider it as a learning tool.
Also try the 3 Master Exams from K&B

For mock exams try Enthuware. It is not free, but it is really worth it, it do have 13+ exams and 800+ questions with a lot of explanation.

Good luck!!


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Prithvi Sehgal
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Dear Rajeev,

Have you completed enthuware and ExamLab. When are you appearing for the exam?

Best Wishes,
Rizvan Asgarov
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Hi,
As i said to my friends, i would like to say again followings:

1. You will get the same score in the real exam by doing master exam approximately...
2. You will get your score over 90 in the real exam if you get the core over 60 by doing Devaka's exam lab.

Please do correction if i'm wrong...
Good luck on your exam,


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Prithvi Sehgal
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Hello,

I don't agree with you completely, it also matters how tactful you are in your
exam. Even if you are extra odinarily prepared and you lose your WITS, you
lose the exam.

Hope this helps,
Rajeev Rnair
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Prithvi Sehgal wrote:Dear Rajeev,

Have you completed enthuware and ExamLab. When are you appearing for the exam?

Best Wishes,


Hi Prithvi,

I have already completed Exam Lab after Master Exams and Inquisition exam! First couple of exams (Exam lab) I got 65, 68, 60 etc but final exam I got only 52. Average is 60 only. Anyway I am not satisfied with the preparations. May be I am doing it in a hurry

Still going through Enthuware JQ+. Almost done 11 exams, still 2 more to go. Not bad score, but I know there are so many things to learn!

Planning to take SCJP this weekend , feeling very nervous Pray for me!!!


Wish you all the best on May 6th!


take care!
Prithvi Sehgal
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Dear Rajeev,

That's great to know. You will score 90+, that's my gut feeling. I am looking forward to hear your result.

I bought Enthuware today at-last after thinking so much. So pretty happy and yes this Software seems to have
a lot of questions. What do you suggest, should i start from Enthuware/ExamLab or Master Exams?

By the way your name and my dad name is identical 'Rajeev', so special Good luck to you.

Best Wishes,
Rajeev Rnair
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Prithvi Sehgal wrote:Dear Rajeev,

That's great to know. You will score 90+, that's my gut feeling. I am looking forward to hear your result.

I bought Enthuware today at-last after thinking so much. So pretty happy and yes this Software seems to have
a lot of questions. What do you suggest, should i start from Enthuware/ExamLab or Master Exams?

By the way your name and my dad name is identical 'Rajeev', so special Good luck to you.

Best Wishes,


thank you dear
i would recommend to start with Master exams, followed by Enthuware and Examlab

After Master exams, do couple of Enthuware, take a Examlab, do another couple of Enthuware, next Exam lab etc.
Exam Lab and Enthuware , use it as a learning tool.
After Master exams, you would be knowing the traps and pitfalls in the questions

best of luck again!
j dam
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Joined: Feb 01, 2010
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Rajeev Rnair wrote:
Prithvi Sehgal wrote:Dear Rajeev,

That's great to know. You will score 90+, that's my gut feeling. I am looking forward to hear your result.

I bought Enthuware today at-last after thinking so much. So pretty happy and yes this Software seems to have
a lot of questions. What do you suggest, should i start from Enthuware/ExamLab or Master Exams?

By the way your name and my dad name is identical 'Rajeev', so special Good luck to you.

Best Wishes,


thank you dear
i would recommend to start with Master exams, followed by Enthuware and Examlab

After Master exams, do couple of Enthuware, take a Examlab, do another couple of Enthuware, next Exam lab etc.
Exam Lab and Enthuware , use it as a learning tool.
After Master exams, you would be knowing the traps and pitfalls in the questions

best of luck again!


what do you mean by master exams? how can i find it?
Prithvi Sehgal
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Hi,

With K&B book comes a CD on which master exams are present. Thats what we were talking about.

Best Regards,
Frits Walraven
Creator of Enthuware JWS+ V6
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Hi all,

I just want to tell you what worked for me to pass SCJP5 and SCWCD5. Study the book, do a lot of coding examples, cram the API's and do the mock exams of Enthuware.

If in the last two mock exams you have a score over 70% (in SCWCD around 80%) you will pass with a good score. In my case I have always scored higher in the real exam than in all the Enthuware mock exams I did!!

Good luck!
Regards,
Frits
 
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