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Am I ready for SCJP Exam?

Michael Clare
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 03, 2010
Posts: 28
Here is my history of mock exams taken with scores:

Exam Lab Diagnostic Exam 6/3/2010: 30%
Exam Lab Practice Exam -1 6/7/2010: 34%
Exam Lab Practice Exam - 2 6/8/2010: 38%

Master Exam #3: 29%
Master Exam #1 6/17/2010: 50%

Enthuware JQ+ Test 1 6/1/2010: 38% Fail
Enthuware JQ+ Test 2 6/2/2010: 55% Fail
Enthuware JQ+ Test 3 6/5/2010: 65% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 4 6/5/2010: 63% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 5 6/8/2010: 67% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 6 6/11/2010: 63% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 7 6/12/2010: 53% Fail
Enthuware JQ+ Test 8 6/14/2010: 70% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 9 6/15/2010: 58% Pass
Enthuware JQ+ Test 10 6/16/2010: 68% Pass

I am told that I can expect 10% higher on my real exam than my Enthuware scores, so this would
put me in the 60-80% range for the real test. Also my ExamLab scores, and my first MasterExam
scores are very low but I took these at the beginning of my Mock Tests, and I think I would do
much better now. Am I ready now to pass SCJP? I am running out of mock exams.
Deepak Bala
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6661
    
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Did you take a look at SCJPMockTests ?

You can check this link for pitfalls and the question Am I ready for the SCJP


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Ankit Garg
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Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9291
    
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I don't know about enthuware, but your examlab and master exam scores a little lower than average. Generally around 50% in examlab and a passing score in Master Exam is a good indication that you'll pass the real exam with a decent score...


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Emanuele Ghe
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Joined: Feb 04, 2009
Posts: 111
I don't think you are ready.

I would study more to get at least 50% on examlab, and do again the thests in Enthuware where you scored less than 65%.

Having a medium of 70% on enthuware and 58% on examlab I got 90% at scjp6.


SCJP6 with score 90%. I am conscious of my ignorance and ready to learn from everyone.
Michael Clare
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 03, 2010
Posts: 28
I just most recently took the ExamLab Final exam and scored 52%. I took this as a sign
that I am ready for SCJP, and I am taking the test this coming Monday. Hopefully
all will go well.
K Mudof
Greenhorn

Joined: May 09, 2010
Posts: 13
Michael

50%+ in Examlab is good result, you will pass for sure. Dont over stress ;-) Relax a day before, read some good notes, have a good sleep. SCJP wont be some kind of horror ;-) I would say you are ready. Have your chance and post back with your result. In the worse case scenario you can retake, but I would not bother too much. Passed is passed, base to jump higher.

k
Michael Clare
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 03, 2010
Posts: 28
Thank you everyone for advice and encouragement. I just passed SCJP today safely with 75% score. I might have
done better but I only took 1 1/2 hours to finish, I just wanted it to be done at that point.
K Mudof
Greenhorn

Joined: May 09, 2010
Posts: 13
Good on you. Got SCJP under belt, move step forward. Shame though, you finished so quickly, maybe you could bump up few more points. Anyway congratulations

k
Deepak Bala
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