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Passed OCA 8 1Z0-808 with 92%

 
Robbie Gooi
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I passed the OCA 8 exam about two months ago with 92%.

I used the OCA: Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide: Exam 1Z0-808 by Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff. While studying I did not use an IDE. While reading the book I tried to write example code to test each thing I learned. I also tried to always ask "what happens when I change this?" to learn some of the edge cases. I wrote a summary of all the things that where new to me.

After I completed the book I used the Enthuware mock exams to prepare myself for the test. I read my summary before take each mock exam. I scored pretty bad on the first one, I knew I had to learn and practice a bit more. On the later mock exams I was scoring around 80% then I took the real exam and scored 92%.

I would recommend using the book and the Enthuware mock exams both helped me a lot in preparing for the exam. In total it took me about 2 - 3 months.

I'm currently preparing to take the OCP exam.
 
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Congratulations! That's an excellent score!

If it's not too much trouble, would you mind writing an Amazin review for our book? It may help other people searching for material.
 
Robbie Gooi
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Sure Scott I submitted my review on the Amazon site.
 
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Congratulations, Robbie!
Glad to now that our s/w was helpful in your preparation.
Thank you for the reference
 
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Thanks Robbie! And good luck on the OCP exam!
 
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