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I passed OCA with 91%  RSS feed

 
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Hey guys,

Just wanted to say that I recently sat this exam, scoring 91% which smashes the pass mark of 65%, and I want to share some of my experiences:

Read Selikoff and Boyarsky's official OCA exam guide. It is incredibly useful, and be sure to check the errata site. One tip when reading the book is; there is a small appendix towards the end which gives you a basic timetable you can work from, to read through each chapter. Read this before anything else in the book!

The Enthuware suite was so useful in my preparation, there are topics the book does not fully cover which some of their practice exam questions do. The Enthuware suite seemed to be a step up in complexity compared to the real exam; which I think comes down to the variable time limits you have on some of the practice exams. The insight they give on why each question you get wrong either enforces, or adds to, the info you glean from the book. It is also valuable in helping you get an idea of how many questions you can do in the allotted 2 hour time.

Finally I would like to say thanks to everyone who has helped answering my queries here, and those before me who shared their successes and inspired me to achieve highly in this exam.

Regards,

L.
 
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Congratulations! Great score!!
Glad to know you found our material helpful in your preparation
 
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Hi L Hasan,

Congratulations champion! Great achievement Now it's time to relax a bit and have a (well-deserved) (or 2 or 3). And if you want to spoil yourself have a Belgian beer, our beers are the best of the world

Thanks for sharing your experiences. Other ranchers will definitely benefit! Have a cow!

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Roel
 
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Hello L hasan.

Happy to hear your result.

I couldn't buy those Enthuware mocks (l do not have a card that allows international transactions and lets assume that for some reasons i cannot get one)

As i couldn't get those Enthuware material, I ended up with Whizlabs mocks and I usually score 75-85% on those ? Do you have any idea about those ?


Any help is appreciated

thanks in advance.
 
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Congrats.
 
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Well done, and a score to be very proud of indeed! Congratulations!
 
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L Hasan wrote:Read Selikoff and Boyarsky's official OCA exam guide. It is incredibly useful, and be sure to check the errata site. One tip when reading the book is; there is a small appendix towards the end which gives you a basic timetable you can work from, to read through each chapter. Read this before anything else in the book!


which is the errata site ?
 
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shambhavi sham wrote:which is the errata site ?


The official errata overview of the Sybex study guide (by Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff) can be found here.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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