Practice test vs Actual test results???

the_hutchthe_hutch Banned Posts: 827
So its the last day of my CISSP bootcamp (take the exam tomorrow!!!), and we just took our practice exam, composed entirely of actual (retired) CISSP questions. I should have the results in a couple hours. But in the meantime, I was wondering how close the scores on your practice test were, compared to your actual score on the exam (for those that did the ISC2 bootcamp followed by the test)?

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  • ajd86ajd86 Member Posts: 60 ■■□□□□□□□□
    You don't receive a score if you pass the exam, only if you fail. I was scoring in the low 80% range on my practice tests, and I passed with relative ease. 80% is typically what you should shoot for on practice tests to feel secure. I'm sure you'll do well, just stay calm. Good luck!
  • the_hutchthe_hutch Banned Posts: 827
    ajd86 wrote: »
    You don't receive a score if you pass the exam, only if you fail.

    Ah, I didn't realize this. Well thanks for the feedback.
  • JDMurrayJDMurray MSIT InfoSec, CISSP, SSCP, GSEC, EnCE, C|EH, CySA+, PenTest+, CASP+, Security+ Surf City, USAAdmin Posts: 12,252 Admin
    With the (ISC)2, a pass is a pass.
  • emerald_octaneemerald_octane Member Posts: 613
    On the ISC2 review seminar handbook questions I averaged about 65-70% but I passed on the first try. I'm pretty sure I got close to 995/1000. :D
  • the_hutchthe_hutch Banned Posts: 827
    Just finished going over them. I got 81% on the practice test. So I'm hoping the actual test goes that well
  • SkelethonSkelethon Registered Users Posts: 3 ■□□□□□□□□□
    the_hutch wrote: »
    So its the last day of my CISSP bootcamp (take the exam tomorrow!!!), and we just took our practice exam, composed entirely of actual (retired) CISSP questions. I should have the results in a couple hours. But in the meantime, I was wondering how close the scores on your practice test were, compared to your actual score on the exam (for those that did the ISC2 bootcamp followed by the test)?
    I avereged ~80% on the practice tests and i passed on the first attempt.
    Practice tests included cccure.org, the questions in AIO 5 and the questions in the "Official guide to the CISSP CBK".
  • ajd86ajd86 Member Posts: 60 ■■□□□□□□□□
    the_hutch wrote: »
    Just finished going over them. I got 81% on the practice test. So I'm hoping the actual test goes that well

    Good job on the practice test. If you did poorly in 1 or 2 domains, maybe just brush up on those domains at most. Definitely don't burn yourself out the night before the exam. It sounds like you're in good shape, so get a good night's sleep and kick butt tomorrow!
  • cyberguyprcyberguypr Senior Member Mod Posts: 6,917 Mod
    JD's comment reminds me of The Fast and The Furious: "It doesn't matter if you win by an inch or a mile; winning's winning."
  • the_hutchthe_hutch Banned Posts: 827
    "If you're not first, you're last" -- Ricky Bobby
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