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7 Learner Community Success Stories

Passing an exam is no easy feat. Every learner studies differently — and has their own experience in regard to exam day.

Here are tips and advice from seven members of the CBT Nuggets Learner Community who recently sat for and passed exams:

Name: George T.
Cert Earned: Microsoft MCSA SQL Server 2016 70-762
Date Earned: January 2019
In his exam tips, George details his struggles with when and how to use columnstore index, how SQL uses covered queries, and performance diagnostics.Take a look at all of his exam tips here.

Name: Harold M.
Cert Earned: Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching 300-101 ROUTE
Date Earned: December 2018
Harold recommends paying close attention to redistribution, migrating IPv4 to IPv6, and OSPF. See all of his exam tips here.

Name: Luke S.
Cert Earned: Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching 300-115 SWITCH
Date Earned: December 2018
Luke used Jeremy Cioara’s SWITCH series to help him pass his exam — and chronicles his struggle with understanding Spanning Tree Protocol. Check out all of his exam tips here.

Name: Daniel R.
Cert Earned: Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-105
Date Earned: December 2018
Daniel strongly recommends using a study guide to map out which concepts you should dive into. He also discusses how he managed his time with studying for the ICND1. Read all of his exam tips here.

Name: Tom C.
Cert Earned: CompTIA A+ (220-902)
Date Earned: November 2018
Tom fully utilized Kaplan IT Training practice exams during his studies, along with a variety of other video and practice exam resources. He also emphasizes not getting bogged down on any single question on an exam. Dive into all of his exam tips here.

Name: Jacob W.
Cert Earned: Cisco CCIE Routing & Switching
Date Earned: October 2018
Some of Jacob’s tips include diving head first into labs and making sure to comb through all of Cisco’s documentation relevant to your exam — along with watching the CBT Nuggets CCIE Core Concept series. See all of his exam tips here.

Name: Jeremy R.
Cert Earned: Cisco CCENT 100-105 ICND1
Date Earned: October 2018
Jeremy recommends reviewing show commands, troubleshooting, and subnetting before exam day. He also urged learners to use  CBT Nuggets Accountability Coaching and the mentoring program in the learning community. Read all of his exam tips here.


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