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Hi,
I have got the voucher for SCJP 1.4 and I am thinking of appearing for it soon.I have studied from K&B and Mughal.Lately I have solved a few mock exams.I am not getting consistent good score.In some exams I scored 80 and for some exams...my score droped down to 60.I am not being able to judge from my performance whether I am fit to appear for SCJP exam rightaway.How much should I score in mock exams to get a descent score in the final exam?Also can anyone suggest of any mock exam which will help me decide.Considering my current score...please suggest when I should go for the final exam.Your guidance will be most valued.
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Shweta.
 
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Hi Shwetha
It depends on what mock exams that you have taken. I mean, from which site or sites or books/CDs or from what other sources. If you list them, then someone can give you an idea about how much more you need to study. However, my general advice for you is: Study some more weeks and take as many (more and variety of) mock exams as you can find on the net, if your voucher is not going to expire soon.
Good luck,
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Mallesham
 
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Hi Swetha,

I suggest buying a exam simulator to get the best real exam experience. On the net there are *many* mock exams ranging from very difficult to very easy. Some of them are useful and others are pretty useless and stupid.

If you have the funds, I suggest JQ+. If you do more the 60 on that exam, you'll surely pass the real thing. I used it, was getting 70 - 85, and got 85 on the real exam.

If you have further questions, just ask ;-)

Regards,
Ice
 
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Which of the mocks would exactly reflect the toughness of the real exam???
 
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I get that there exists variance among the difficulty level of the many mock exams available and this is probably what you are experiencing, but...

Maybe this is stating the obvious but have you noticed any trends in subject areas that are bringing down your score? Maybe those tests you have scored lower on are hitting your "weak" areas harder?

I'm not knocking you at all, just mentioning a possibility.

Good luck whenever you decide to take the test.
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