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Richard Berg
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Hi all!
I've just uploaded the assignment and now I'd really need some info on the written exam.
How many questions are there? Are all of them essay questions or are there also multiple choice? What subjects should I study the most? Data structures? Networking? Swing?
Any comments would be appreciated!
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Richard
 
Akanimo Udoh
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1. About 5 - 8 questions
2. All essay no multiple choice
3. Study your assignment, you'll be asked a lot of how's, why's, and what's .
4. Consult RHE for more details.
Akanimo
 
Cleland Early
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I thought the exam was pretty trivial. Based on the Sun sample questions and information in the Heller and Jaworski study guides, I spent a few days studying for the test. This effort turned out to be wasted. I uploaded my assignment on a Thursday and took the test the following Wednesday. I wish I'd scheduled the test on Monday instead. If your test is like mine, and you actually wrote the code for the assignment, you shouldn't have a problem. Of course, I haven't gotten my score yet, so I could be entirely wrong.
 
Emerson Dunne
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The only thing you need to study is your own code and your major design decisions. My exam was 5 questions and the questions are definately intended to make sure you are the author of your code, and that you had a reason for making the design decisions you made.
Just be prepared to explain your major design decisions (which you probably documented anyway!) and you'll be fine.
 
ruilin yang
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I can not remenber my code exactly. DO you think that would be a problem for the follow-up exam ? Do I need to give code examples ? The exact syntex I may not remember.
Please give me some comments according to your experience,
Greatly appriciate !
Ruilin
 
Peter den Haan
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Originally posted by ruilin yang:
Do I need to give code examples ? The exact syntex I may not remember.

Don't worry, nobody is going to expect code examples of you. You do need to know the major design decisions you made, and why you made them the way you did. If you really did do all the work yourself you have nothing whatsoever to worry about.
- Peter

 
ruilin yang
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Peter,
Thanks for your comments. I have taken the exam this lunch time. It is easy as you said. It took me half of the specified time (120 minutes).
regards,
Ruilin
 
Dilip kumar
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Hello All:
I was wondering whether the answers to test questions should be short (3-5 lines) or it should be in detail (10-15 lines).
Thanks
[This message has been edited by Dilipkumar Kalyankar (edited June 24, 2001).]
 
Vivek Viswanathan
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That depenends on the type of question some of the questions have one a few line answeres...while some other can be quite descriptive.
Vivek
 
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