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Failed SCPJ2 with 59%

 
Maryam Ghani
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I came close but was let down by not studying enough about java.i0, i got 5 questions on Java.io and only got 1 correct, also fell over on threads.
I am wondering if i should retake the current java exam 1.2 or wait for the java 1.4 exam to become available in August.
The new exam does not include java.io and java.awt.
Does anyone who has been involved in beta testing have any thoughs about this.
any thoughts on this would be useful.
 
Amir Ghahrai
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Maryam,
That's a pitty, that you came so close to passing.
You only needed to get 1 more correct answer and you would have made it. Although, I haven't taken the beta 1.4, it is thought that since the objectives are less, then the level of difficulty has risen. moreover, there was a post somewhere stating that he had passed the beta 1.4 with only 54%. if that's true, then the pass mark has been reduced and another proof that the new exam will be much harder, so expect even more tough questions on threads, even tho u can forget about IO and AWT. The choice is yours
 
Jamal Hasanov
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Hi, Maryam
Don't worry - this is not the last chance - Rest a little and then begin to prepare and join JavaRanch discussion group.
You must get more than 90% in second try...
Good luck !
Jamal Hasanov
www.j-think.com
 
Valentin Crettaz
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Don't worry, you'll get it next time
 
Anonymous
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Don't worry about it.
I also had to do it twice
 
Albert Ke
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FAINT ,
i was supposed to take exam after August..
so ,that means i 've less chance to pass
~~555~~~
 
John Ringo
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I would retake the 1.2... You were very close. I'm afraid that if I took it now I too would be in the high 50's or low 60's. I need to get a little better at analyzing some of the code...
 
vital kumar
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Marayam....
"NEVER GIVE UP FOR ANY REASON"
BEST OF LUCK... TRY AGAIN...
 
Li Jishan
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Originally posted by Maryam Ghani:

Don't worry! I took a mock for 50% three weeks ago. I spent 3 weeks part-time to deal with it, and got 89% today.
Try to do some mocks and review them. Some of the question I met today was quite similar with those of some mocks.
I prepared for 1.2 and then I knew 1.4 will be introduced, I thought might be unwise to change to another one test. So I keep on preparing 1.2.
After all, I can take an upgrading test in the future if needed.
I encourage you to prepare for 1.4, which in fact, very similar to 1.2.
Regards!
-Li Jishan
[ August 03, 2002: Message edited by: Li Jishan ]
 
sharath sarathy
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Li, Can you tell us which mock exams you are referring to...'cos there a lot of them out there and some are relatively easy.... can you a point out a few good ones? Or can anyone point out the mocks that have the same format and level of difficulty as SCJP2 real exam (post October 2000 format?) Thanks
 
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