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Passed SCJP 1.2 with 71% - booked the wrong exam (blush)

 
peter greaves
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when i got the the test centre i discovered that i had (a long time ago) wrongly booked the 1.2 exam, instead of the 1.4 for which i have been studying for the last two months - and the test centre were unable to change it!! this caused me to panic a bit, as i had done no work at all with the AWT/IO classes. but i decided "wot the hell archy, wot the hell," -give it a go. so i made a few guesses, also relying on very good scores in the other sections. i scored poorly on awt and io (no suprise there) but was more than ok on the other sections so got the pass that i wanted.
in case anyone wants a tip (though i guess tip customers will be few and far between for someone who booked the wrong exam), i can really recommend the three pass strategy that i read about here - a quick first pass doing the "easy" ones, a second pass marking and progressively tackling the long code examples and tougher multi-choice ones, and a final run thru for sanity checking.
[ June 06, 2003: Message edited by: peter greaves ]
 
Francis Siu
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Well done~~
although it is not what you want to exam ,
remember one thing, you did it
 
G Nadeem
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hi peter,
this shows ur grip and determinination. congratulations.
 
La Vish
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Congratulations,Peter.
But Peter,Peter,Peter... :roll:
 
Dan Lajoy
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Nice job Peter...or should I say "Cool Hand" Luke. That mishap would have thrown allot of people - nice recovery.
Plus, if you want to, now you can take the upgrade to the 1.4 exam, which I believe has about half the number of questions on the exam.
 
Anonymous
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Good job, Peter. Congratulations!
 
peter greaves
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thanks for the replies - and the nice tip on the upgrade exam - might do that while i am still "fresh"
peter
 
Ajith Kallambella
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Oops!
Hearty congratulations on your success!
 
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