Posts Tagged: Certification


Don’t Forget About the Second Shot

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A couple weeks back, in a post on certifications, I mentioned the Second Shot offer from Microsoft Virtual Academy.  The offer doesn’t expire until the end of May, but it’s never too early to get the exams scheduled.  In fact, since you get a free re-attempt on the exam, why wait?  Schedule the exam today […]


Have You Studied SQL Server Enough?

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SQL Server is a fairly big and complicated product.  There are quite a few areas that you can study, the database engine, Analysis Service, T-SQL development, and many others.  As you delve into each of these areas, how do you know when you’ve studied any area of SQL Server enough? You likely know what you […]

Sometimes Failure Is An Option

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Wouldn’t it be nice if failure was an option?  You could go along in life, screw it all up and then do a little shake and get a do-over.  Well, it seems when it comes to Microsoft certification exams, they are offering just that. Microsoft Learning has announced that the Second Shot exam program is […]


Get Certified with Insurance

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Have you been thinking about getting certified?  Are you close on finishing your studying but aren’t quite sure if you are ready?  If so, then check the Certification Packs.  With these you can buy one exam with a second shot option, you fail and you get to retake for free.  Or buy a few exams […]

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MCM Live Blog – Week December 13

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If you’re reading this, it must be Monday morning.  Oh dear, that means I am officially starting my public studying for the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) exam.  I’ve already failed this exam once and am not really up for failing again. To help prevent this, I figured studying through my blog and noting the things […]