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opinion on sybex mock exams

 
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Hi all. I have been studying for the SCJP 1.4 exam for a bit and have been using the sybex mock test. I was wondering if anyone else has tried them and would like to know what they think of them.
Thanks,
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I'm using a mock test but don't know if is from sybex or not.
I downloaded it from the following address:
http://www.ii.uib.no/~khalid/pgjc/jcbook/engine.html
 
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Originally posted by Marco Tedone:
I'm using a mock test but don't know if is from sybex or not.
I downloaded it from the following address:
http://www.ii.uib.no/~khalid/pgjc/jcbook/engine.html



Thats not the one from Sybex... Its a different book
A programmer's guide to Java Certification by Khalid mughal and Rasmussen
The exam is good...may be a bit above the real exam level...am not sure
Sri
 
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What do you mean with above level? Is that good or not? I'm studying for the certification and would like the best exam to pass the certificatioin.
Marco
 
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Hi,
Sybex mock tests are less difficult than the real test. The toughness of the real test comes from subtle differences between some possible answers. In Sybex tests, in most cases the right answer is so "right" and false answers are so "false" that you don't have doubts. This is not the case on the real exam. I highly recommend mocks below:
http://www.danchisholm.net/dec04/index.html. See my "Thank you Dan" post for more details.
Good luck.
 
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I agree with Piotr regarding the Sybex mock. I found Marcus Green's mocks (www.jchq.com) are closer to the exam level.
Jean-Loup Schyns
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[ February 12, 2003: Message edited by: Jean-Loup Schyns ]
[ February 12, 2003: Message edited by: Jean-Loup Schyns ]
 
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