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Mustang tamed down or how I passed SCJP6 exam

 
Igor Baiborodine
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Yes, it finally happened after four months of vigorous preparation. I have got 75%. Here is my by section break down:

Declarations, Initialization and Scoping…83%
Flow Control…100%
API Contents…80%
Concurrency…50%
OO Concepts…60%
Collections/Generics…60%
Fundamentals…81%

Threading was my real Achilles’ heel. I could have done better overall but got too nervous and just could not think straight at the beginning of the exam. Also was stunned (yes, stunned) by the simplicity of the exam questions. Sometimes I was just spending too much time on plain simple questions trying to find the catch. But I am happy what I have got.

Here is my preparation path:
1. HF Java by Sierra&Bates – read once
2. SCJP5 Study Guide by Sierra&Bates – read twice
3. Whizlabs SCPJ6 Preparation Kit – did all exams with an average 70%.

I find that the study guide by Sierra&Bates is the best book on the market. Whizlabs’ kit is good enough but it suddenly died two days before the exam. For anyone who wants to pass the exam in Montreal(Canada) I would recommend Expertech testing center: quiet, comfortable chairs, air-conditioned, convenient downtown location.

Special thanks to Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates for their amazing books and all ranchers for your help.
 
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Congratulations!!!
 
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Congrats
 
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congrats!!
 
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Congratulations!!!
 
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Congratulations!

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congrats
 
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