I cleared SCJP 1.4 today. I got 90%, missed out in threads and Access Control questions.
These are some key facts I want to share with you all.
Firstly, SCJP tests ur fundamentals. U need not be a expert programmer for that. I have no experience of Java but 2 yrs of C++. I started studying java some 2-2.5 months back and then proceeded to prepare for SCJP slowly. Just did K&B and mocks on javaranch mocklist.
In the last 4 days I repeated all Danchisholm and Marcus tests, K&B objectives and my notes (questions of various mocks which i attempted wrong ).
Also I had the notion that the code would be pretty long in the test but that was not the case. 8-10 lines usually and a bit more in some 7-8 questions.
One thing, I read a post 2-3 days back which stated to read K&B's each line."You will get questions which u would never imagine". That's very true. I missed out in these questions. Had I read the post earlier and studied each and every line , score would have been different.
I gave test in NIIT hyd. The environment was ok excepting when students were coming in the room besides the testing room and speaking loudly.There was one girl with a shrill voice which irritated me the most. I had to literally close my ears with my fingers to concentrate, but becoz this was during the last 15 min when I was revising it was bearable.
I think one should take ear plugs....
Thats all from my end.
Will continue to be in the various forums listed here...
Thats a lot !!!This forum is excellent