Hi! Today I passed the SCJP 6.0 exam - it was nice and fun! My overall score was 88 % with section analysis as such: Declarations, initialization and scoping - 100 % Flow control - 90 % API Contents - 90 % Concurrency - 100 % OO Concepts - 90 % Collections / Generics - 90 % Fundamentals - 63 % I was very surprised with a high note for API (I didn't have much practice with all these DateFormat, Scanner, Locale etc. things), but apparently the questions were not so tricky. I was even more surprised with so little points for fundamentals. I must admit, they were the trickiest part, but I think I underestimated that section while studying. Anyway, I'm very happy!
For those of you still studying, what I can say: - K&B is more than enough to study for the exam. And the tests there are a perfect practice before the real exam, which is a bit easier AND the number of correct answers is given. - This exam simulator helped me, too: http://www.examulator.com/phezam/selectsubject.php - Don't be afraid to take SCJP 6.0 instead of 5.0. The difference is about an hour or two of additional studying. I think I had only one (very simple) question from the 6.0 scope. - On the exam take your time. I took mine and still finished 1,5 h early.
Thanks a lot Bhushan - don't worry, if you already started studying and have some experience in programming, then I think that whole two days with K&B should give you a high chance to pass. Thumbs up and after you take your exam, please, post the result!
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