This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
Yes. If you work hard enough. You MUST thoroughly read Kathy Sierra & Bates book completely(which can be accomplished in 2-3 months if you put in an hour or two of study everyday) and once done with that, I suggest you to redo the self tests and then solve as many as mock papers as you can. Well that is the "quickest" way I can think of to crack the exam.