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Practise exams in oca book by Jeanne Boyarsky

 
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I am currently trying the practise exams in the OCA book by Jeanne Boyarsky. Actually I am practising the exams in Sybex website by Wiley.

I want to know if giving those exams is enough for the OCAJP exams. Or should I practise more exams from other sources like Enthuware or Whizlabs.
 
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I would say, it ist better to make other exams as well. First of all, you have 80 questions and 2,5 hours of time (actual OCA exam). So the book resources aren't representative enough for the real exam situation. The book resources are great, but it's better to have as much practice as possible. I have tried only Enthuware. Their tests are tough and cover many other themes, that are not in the book. I don't know, whether such questions will come in the real exam, but you're practicing in taking exam, manage your time and pay attention to the pitfalls. The costs are very low. Something about 10 EUR. But the output is very big!
 
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Thanks Viktor for the great insight. I'll look into Enthuware.
 
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It depends how you do. If you score a very high score on your first try, you are ready! If not - and most people don't - more practice questions are a good idea.
 
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I am trying the practising the Practise tests in the OCA book by Jeanne Boyarsky. I got a score of 78.15% in the first test. Is this enough for the OCA exam? Or should I improve more?
 
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Nayan Das wrote:I am trying the practising the Practise tests in the OCA book by Jeanne Boyarsky. I got a score of 78.15% in the first test. Is this enough for the OCA exam? Or should I improve more?


Is this a score meeting a real exam situation (meaning: first attempt, with appropriate time limit, only use a pen/paper to note something down, no use of additional resources,...)? If it is, it's definitely a decent score. You could always try to improve more. Questions on the actual exam might for example be slightly harder. Maybe you can purchase Enthuware mock exams which are generally considered to be slightly harder than the actual exam.
 
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Also, you have two more tests in the book you've already bought. If you score high on them as well, that's a good clue you are ready!
 
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