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Was time an issue?

 
Thomas Paul
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Just curious... did anyone who took the test find that 2 hours was insufficient time to complete the test?
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Jane Griscti
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2hrs ... I wish I only got 90 minutes, could have used the extra half-hour.
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Thomas Paul
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90 minutes?
 
Scott Appleton
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I'd have to say that the 2 hours is very generous. I answered all the questions in just a tad over an hour, then spent 5 minutes or so reviewing marked questions, and that was it.
 
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I found the time was more than enough - I was worried, as I left the testing room, that I'd finished too quickly and had probably missed something obvious. (I couldn't find anything else that I thought I'd done wrong, and had enough in my head to pass the exam.)
Look at it this way - if it wasn't enough time for most folks, they'd raise the time limit.
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Jane Griscti
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Yup, 90 minutes. When they issued the new exam they originally reduced the allowed time, I wrote on Dec 14th and the next week they put the time back up to 2hrs! Timinig is everything
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Greg Georges
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2 Hours was not enough in my case, had so many loop-increment decrement questions that my brain almost exploded, I think I am an exception however, usually 2 hours is more than enough.
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Steve Carlander
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I felt like 2 hours was enough but not by much... I finished answering the 59 questions with about 20 minutes to spare and then used the 20 minutes to review.
 
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I got 2 hours allotted, was done in half-hour, forced myself
to use another 10 minutes on double-checking everything...
If you think you'd be pressed for time - take mock tests
and time yourself.
 
Andre Mermegas
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2 hours is plenty imo as well.
I finished in less than an hour
and used about 40 minutes to go
over every answer for fine tuning.
 
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It took me fifty minutes to complete the test. I used some twenty minutes for review. So there were plenty of time left.
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