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Failed 291

Discussion in 'Network Infrastructure' started by stealer, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. stealer

    stealer Bit Poster

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    Attempted 291 yesterday. I haven't taken a cert exam for 6 years so wasn't that bothered I failed with a score of 594. The exams have changed a lot in that time and now I know what to expect. I have been using the Prep Logic study guides but found there seemed to be a lot in the exam that I hadn't even touched on. Anyone else found this?
     
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  2. simongrahamuk
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    simongrahamuk Hmmmmmmm?

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    I've never sat that exam, but have you been using any materials other than the Preplogic stuff? It is very hard to pass an exam relying on a single source of information, especially 291 which it the modern day version of "the beast" (70-216)

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  3. Arroryn
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    Arroryn we're all dooooooomed

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    I'd agree with Simon; though I haven't done that exam either, I'd never approach an exam using a single source of information, even with technical experience. This is because 'real life' and what they teach you in textbooks doesn't generally go hand in hand; and when you are reading a source book, you are only seeing/reading it from that particular author's perspective.

    Grab yourself a different text, and have another go. You'll be fine :)
     
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  4. stealer

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    I know that now :-). I guess I kind of wanted to find out what to expect, hadnt really done any studying other than the prep logic so I'm still pleased with the result. I just know now what to expect as far as question complexity etc.
     
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  5. Modey

    Modey Terabyte Poster

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    The Sybex book for the 291 is very good, I would recommend it.
     
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