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Failed scjp 1.5

 
Ikenna Nwaiwu
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Hi,

I wrote the SCJP 1.5 exam last week. I found it quite difficult.

I studied for the 1.5 (CX-310-055)exam with Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates excellent book (the 1.4 exam version). I also used the tigertamer book http://www.examulator.com/home/tigertamer.htm and its mock exams (which are written for the 1.5 exam). While I did well in the practice questions in both materials, I did not pass the scjp 1.5 exam (yes, I failed 41% ).

Maybe I should do the 1.4 exam instead
 
Ravi Nistala
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I feel sorry for you.
Next time you will definitely pass.
By the way can you tell me how you prepared as i am planning to give the test soon.I mean how much did u score in practise exams.
which part did u fing difficult.
what do u think in ur opinion need to be concentrated more.
[ November 22, 2005: Message edited by: Ravi Nistala ]
 
Allan Stone
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Cheer up!!

Just study more and then give it another shot.
 
Seenu Reddy
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Ikenna Nwaiwu,
Don't worry, best of luck for next time!
prepare well and be relaxed while going to the exam.
 
Hong Anderson
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Don't give up. You should take SCJP 5.0, Java 1.4 is quite old and Java 6.0 is coming.

I will take SCJP 5.0 next year.
 
Ikenna Nwaiwu
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Hi Ravi,

In the tiger tamer mock exams (see link in my first post), I did score 60%, 60% and 90% in my three rushed practice tests.

I found the 1.5 exam focused a lot on Threads. Ofcourse there were also lots of questions on Generics, wildcards. Also note Jar files(and their structure/hierarchy), Varags and Autoboxing.

--IK
(not yet SCJP)
 
Ikenna Nwaiwu
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And thanks everyone for your encouragement. I'll make sure I beat the exam next time.
[ November 24, 2005: Message edited by: Ikenna Nwaiwu ]
 
Gurunath Policherla
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Hi Ikenna
Hope soon we will find your success result.
All the best.
 
Barry Gaunt
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Wait for the upcoming Sierra & Bates SCJP 5.0 book, study for a few more months, and then retry 5.0. You have seen the sort of things you must do for SCJP 5.0 so use your first failure to your own advantage. Good luck.
 
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