Passed! but barely...

taternuts666taternuts666 Member Posts: 200
Just got done taking my Network+ exam and I passed :) but only with a score of 744 icon_sad.gif. But a pass is a pass I suppose. The simulation questions were absolutely terrible. Actually I take that back... only 2 of the 3 were awful. One of them was so bad I literally had no idea what to do or where to start. The instructions were soooo poor and gave hardly no background info on the situation.

I used the Mike Meyers book and actually the 99 cent exam guide from LearnSmart was a really good study guide. There were tons of wireless questions and quite a few about cable length requirements and such. Make sure you memorize which protocol runs at which layer of the OSI model!

I was surprised I only got 1 port number question which is one thing I spent alot of time memorizing.

Well it's Friday and I passed my exam so it's beer and Borderlands 2 tonight!


  • cyberguyprcyberguypr Senior Member Mod Posts: 6,917 Mod
    Congrats! Don't forget what Toretto said: "It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning."
  • Agent47Agent47 Member Posts: 103
    Lol Winning!

    Congrats on your pass :)
  • DragonrangerDragonranger Member Posts: 101
    grats on the pass
  • gadav478gadav478 Member Posts: 374 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congrats, a pass is a pass.
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  • shart1971shart1971 Member Posts: 91 ■■□□□□□□□□
    Congrats on your pass!!!
  • DoubleNNsDoubleNNs Member Posts: 2,015 ■■■■■□□□□□
    cyberguypr wrote: »
    Congrats! Don't forget what Toretto said: "It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning."

    Haha awesome reference and awesome quote.

    Congrats on the pass!! You made any plans for where to go next?
    Even if you "barely" passed the Net+, you got the full credential. And I'm sure it'll be a great stepping stone for the CCNA, should you decide to pursue it.
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  • taternuts666taternuts666 Member Posts: 200
    Thanks for all the congrats everyone. I think I'll be taking the 70-640 next. Going to try to get it in before my term in up at the end of Feb for WGU.
  • Dakinggamer87Dakinggamer87 Gaming Tech Expert Silicon Valley, CAMember Posts: 4,016 ■■■■■■■■□□
    Congrats on pass!! icon_thumright.gif
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  • gatorfangatorfan Member Posts: 17 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Thanks for the heads up for the 99 cent manuals. I just got 11 of them just to stock up while they were cheap. Says I saved 340 bucks or so. I used AOL numbers for my phone numbers so no solicitation calls for me. :D
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