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Cost of SCJP

 
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Can anyone explain to me why the cost of SCJP over here in the UK is so high? It's $150 for SCJP in the US, but for some reason it is �150 over here, roughly $277. I know our taxes are high, but this is ridiculous.
I thought that was bad, but the SCJA is worse, $100 US or �150! From the sun website it says that US vouchers can only be used in the US too.

Other company certifications fare better, ie Microsoft $125->�88.

I had hoped to do SCJP just on a whim, to confirm my knowledge of java more officially. But at this price when other folks get it much cheaper?
 
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Hi David

Where did you get these prices from?

I've recently done the SCJP 1.5 exam and it cost me �117.50 through the SUN website.
 
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Hi,
its the same in belgium...like 210� exc vat
i have to paid 255� for my next cert.
i m lucky because i passed scjp last month and i 'only' paid 170� at that time
ps: all the price are from SUN
arno
 
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same everywhere. Cost on the continent is the same in in Euros (ex tax) to the cost in dollars in the US (tax excempt).

IOW it's about 40% more expensive here than in the US.
 
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Do you think we can buy ticket at the US or somewhere else?
I mean : buy from people there and re-sell to us?
arno
 
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i took the SCJP 1.4 last year (also in Belgium), price was 140 euro (excl VAT).

now the price for a full SCJP exam is 210 euro (excl VAT), so it's 70 euro more just to be "lucky" to answer some (buggy) drag-and-drop questions (your answers may disappear when you are reviewing such questions)

i think the cheapest solution is to have your company pay for it :-)
 
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lol...
i don't think my school would pay me anything...i m doomed
student's life is *****
lol

arno
 
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