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Need of tips for the first step of SCEA Exam

Remacle Ludovic
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Joined: Oct 21, 2010
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Hi guys,

I am going to prepare to pass the first step of scea exam.

And my plan of actions is :

1. Tutorial JEE5
2. Book Sun Entreprise Architect for Java EE Study guide (Paum Allen & Joseph Bambara)
3. Sun Certificied Entreprise for Java EE Study guide Second Edition (Mark Cade)
4. Mock examens

What do you think, guys ?

Thanks in advance.

Rain_Maker.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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You left out design patterns which are an important part of the exam. I recommend looking in this forum for people's experiences with the exam. Here's mine.

Also, please check your private messages.


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Ravi Iyer
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I'd add "make lots of notes" - you can read up notes online that others have made (I can share mine if you like) but the process of writing them down yourself goes a long way in helping remember stuff. Keep going over the notes until you have them coming out of your pores
Go all out on mock exams - none that I took (incl Whizlabs) came anywhere close to the difficulty level of the real exam, but it does give one an idea on what to expect.

Best of luck


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Good points on the make lots of notes. I made flashcards for the things I didn't know. And then I found out I knew most of it after making the cards .
 
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