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Old 07-17-2016, 05:27 PM
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Assignment 11 has 6 sections and Assignment 12 has 4 sections. I don't know what to believe any more.
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Just curious, did anyone get a raise or bonus for passing this course?
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Yes, but barely.
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lol how much is barely?
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There did seem to be more questions where two of the answers seemed to fit (or be true statements), but if I reread the question itself, only one of those true facts was actually relevant to what was being asked. So you need to read more carefully.
I just passed the exam last night, and my feeling was perfectly captured by this old post. You have to read the questions themselves very very carefully. There were so many times that I had to reread the questions three times before I realized that one of the "true" answers was not actually answering the question at hand. It's an evil, evil trick that they play on us with this test, but it's not nearly as bad if you know to look for it.
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Just curious, did anyone get a raise or bonus for passing this course?
I got a $400 raise for passing OC2. OC1 is the same, but I don't have that one yet.
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I want to add that I felt the exam was very much close to the quizzes and the sample exam. I def wouldn't say the exam was harder than the quizzes. Yes, you should read the questions carefully.
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Pretty sure this was brough up earlier. Online version is updated and it's much better now. Content is same as textbook and maybe better to read than textbook. I wouldn't recommend buying textbook if you want to save money.
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I passed this exam a couple days ago and agree with most of what has been said here. I mostly followed the study plan described in this thread. It took me about 6 weeks from beginning of studying to taking the exam. I spent the first 4 weeks just reading the material. Spending maybe an hour most weekdays and maybe a couple hours on weekends, though I did not read everyday. So this equal probably 30-40 hours of reading the textbook. I did all the quizzes sporadically while reading the text and copying and pasting the questions and answers into excel to later review, probably 10-15 hours. Then read the pdf summary at the end of each chapter, 5 hours. Then the day before the exam I took the practice exam, which I scored 69%. Then reviewed all quiz problems. the day of the exam I had all morning to review, which I spent just going through all of the definitions given in the text. I ended up scoring 70-79, which is what I was hoping for. All in all, I probably spent 60-75 hours. However, I think the most important factor that helped me pass this exam is just experience in the field. I've been employed for nearly 3 years. Also, I think there are about 850 questions in the quizzes, which is a bit more than what is currently posted.
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Passed, read the texts (identical to the online material), did quizzes online, read the ANSWERS sections in the course study guide for each chapter, did practice exam.
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