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Passed 602 today

Discussion in 'A+' started by Rachael_B, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Rachael_B

    Rachael_B Nibble Poster

    Well I passed the 220-602 today and it feels awesome.

    The exam was at 11AM and I had some serious butterflies in my stomache. I thought I wouldn't be so nervous after sitting the essentials exam about a month ago - how wrong I was. After marking the first 20 questions for review I felt awful and sure I was going to fail. I settled down a bit after that and gained a bit more confidence. I seemed to get alot of questions on networks and protocols and troubleshooting connectivity issues.
    There also seemed to be a few questions on things I really wasn't familiar with. It threw me at first but my advice to anyone else who finds this is to not panic and work through the question and answers methodically. I managed to rule out incorrect answers leaving me with a pretty strong idea of the correct answer.
    Got to the end and I thought I'd failed - then the survey took ages, the little egg timer seemed to come on for ages after each page. I covered my eyes and didnt dare look at the results - I think the guy in the exam room thought I was a bit weird. Anyhow I passed with a score of 785 which isnt too bad.
    I used the Mike Meyers AIO as my main study material, but struggled to go through it for a third time so used the Professor Messer videos for revision (thanks to Phoenicks56 for mentioning them - superb)

    Thanks to all on this forum for their advice and support

    Sorry to waffle on

    Certifications: A+, ITIL v3 Fdn, Network+
    WIP: 70-680, 70-685
  2. Notes_Bloke

    Notes_Bloke Terabyte Poster

    Major congrats :thumbleft

    Certifications: 70-210, 70-215, A+,N+, Security+
  3. wagnerk
    Highly Decorated Member Award

    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

    Cograts on the pass :)

    Certifications: CITP, PGCert, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
    WIP: PGDip
  4. craigie

    craigie Terabyte Poster

    Well done and congratulations!
    Certifications: CCA | CCENT | CCNA | CCNA:S | HP APC | HP ASE | ITILv3 | MCP | MCDST | MCITP: EA | MCTS:Vista | MCTS:Exch '07 | MCSA 2003 | MCSA:M 2003 | MCSA 2008 | MCSE | VCP5-DT | VCP4-DCV | VCP5-DCV | VCAP5-DCA | VCAP5-DCD | VMTSP | VTSP 4 | VTSP 5
  5. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

    Well done:)
    Certifications: A+, N+, MCDST, Security+, 70-270
    WIP: 70-620 or 70-680?
  6. Bluerinse
    Honorary Member

    Bluerinse Exabyte Poster

    Well done Rach 8)
    Certifications: C&G Electronics - MCSA (W2K) MCSE (W2K)

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