Look at the IT certification body of knowledge and exam blueprint to identify the areas where you need the most work. The body of knowledge is a comprehensive outline of all the subjects and subtopics prescribed for the exam. The exam blueprint gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect.
Read The Textbook, Enough Said.
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Learn In Context
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Practice, Practice and Practice
When you think you’re ready, complete sample questions if any to get a feel of the actual exam. And if you find you’re not quite ready yet, repeat steps 1-4.
Determine When You Will Take The Test
You may have to take the exam at a specific time; however, if the test will be available for several hours (or even a few days), choose a time that presents the least potential for distraction, interruption, and stress.
Gather All That You’ll Need To Take The Test
If you can have materials such as notes, books, or writing implements with you, be sure that they’re set to go.
Take A Deep Breath
Once you’re logged in, take a moment to relax and get focused.