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Is the real exam as time consuming as Enthuware mocks ( OCA ) ?

 
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How much does it take you to do a standard Enthuware OCA test ? Even though my results range between 90 and 100% it takes me about 4 hours to do the test . Can i assume the real exam is faster to do or is there something wrong with my brain speed ?
 
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Very interesting question. I would like to know this too.

When I prepared for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certifications, the practice exams I used were very difficult, but very useful.
When I took the actual exam, the questions were shorter but not as complicated as the practice exams, but exam was still hard/tricky.
 
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Peter Potter wrote:How much does it take you to do a standard Enthuware OCA test ? Even though my results range between 90 and 100% it takes me about 4 hours to do the test . Can i assume the real exam is faster to do or is there something wrong with my brain speed ?


Assuming that these are your scores in first attempt on standard tests (i.e. you have not seen those questions before), you are doing great. But you need to improve your speed. You should be able to finish them in the given time.
 
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For the OCA exam, I believe I had 150 minutes (if my memory is not letting me down)
 
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Those results are great. The time you have 1Z0-808 is in fact 150min, but try to be as quick as you can, because in the real exam the things could go worse. For example, in the centre I took the exam there was a lot of noise and was a challenge keep concentrated and be able to answer tough questions.
 
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Peter,
Good question. Look for shortcuts in answering. For example, if you see a try statement, check the syntax before figuring out what the code does. Make flashcards for common errors.

Another thing that I find helps is doing the same questions over and over. It trains your brain to hone in on the errors. (Obviously the score isn't representative.) But the faster speed does translate to new questions you haven't seen before.
 
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