If you're not ready don't take it tomorrow, take the exam only when you're READY and WELL PREPARED. Otherwise, don't even attempt to take the exam, if you don't mind to retake, restudy, and pay for later attempts then go for it. It's a good experience even you won't make it this time, but try your best and learn from there.
Good luck....just relax, focus, be confident, and reinforce your weakness I think you'll do just fine.
"Your life is in your hands, to make of it what you choose."
Step 1: keep calm. The exam is simpler than the mock exams in the book. On multiple choise questions there is an indication of the number of correct answers you have to mark.
The difficulty of the questions however is the same. Also no drag and drops any more
Step 2: Read the question, sometimes it states if the program compiles or not.
Step 3: Look for compiler errors. Count the brackets, make sure all methods exist, implements, extends, etc ....
Step 4: Try to find out what the output is or if there are any runtime errors.
time: 150 minutes = more than enough to go over all questions for a second time + passing score = 61%. Should be no problem.
If your confidence level is extremely low then you can postpone the exam. But remember that you'll never feel 100% prepared (that's what I feel). When you are 85-90% confident then you can go for it. The exam is not very hard but if you lack proper understanding of some concepts, you should clear them before giving the exam...
this is parag
i recently gave SCJP 6 exam , but unfortunately i scored 50%. I gave exam in June 11. i am trying for another attempt.i hav gone through online exams but in vein . please anyone can suggest me a good exam simulator i heard of whizzlab. but i am confused about which one i should go for. please help me with this asap. also suggest me how should i prepare. i hav taken K&B and read it 2-3 three times... still not confident on giving exam ... as i failed once ... bit afraid of giving exam.
Joined: Jul 15, 2010
Hey Paddy ,
Just try the Examlabs. It gives real time test experience , moreover try to give as many mock tests as possible. First of all be confident. If any of your concepts are not clear Javaranch really works and has proven to be a true mentor for many like me. Reading k&B multiple times won't help that much , rather take mock tests (in CD with k&b) and then go for book accordingly on your weak areas. My id is divyajjoshi at gmail dot com and i will surely help you out since i have also gone through this trauma.
God is within and trust your self.