passed 70-315 on 2nd attempt now want Job

Discussion in 'MCAD' started by airwalker, Jun 21, 2006.

  1. airwalker

    airwalker Guest

    I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    mcad or mcsd??
    airwalker, Jun 21, 2006
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  2. airwalker

    Faisal Guest

    How was the exam and please tell me how much did it took to prepare

    "airwalker" wrote:

    > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    > mcad or mcsd??
    Faisal, Jun 21, 2006
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  3. airwalker

    airwalker Guest

    "Faisal" wrote:

    > How was the exam and please tell me how much did it took to prepare


    Hi faisal, I noticed that 70-315 has alot of ado.net questions, I wouldnt
    say the exam is hard, its more tricky than hard, for example when you have to
    choose from 4 code samples, they all look alike, you have examin each one in
    deatil. Also, if you dont know the answer to a particular answer, sometimes
    its easy to rule the answers that are not correct, leaving you to choose from
    2 out of 4, using elementry.

    I failed 70-315 the 1st time, the 2nd time I took it I found alot easier
    than the 1st time, this could be bcos I revised more or that I got a easier
    sample of questions.

    The 1st time I took the exam many of the questions were choosing from long
    samples of code, the 2nd time the exam consitsed of short multiple choice
    answers and not so many long code samples.
    airwalker, Jun 21, 2006
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  4. airwalker

    Cerebrus Guest

    airwalker wrote:
    > "Faisal" wrote:
    >
    > > How was the exam and please tell me how much did it took to prepare

    >
    > Hi faisal, I noticed that 70-315 has alot of ado.net questions, I wouldnt
    > say the exam is hard, its more tricky than hard, for example when you have to
    > choose from 4 code samples, they all look alike, you have examin each one in
    > deatil. Also, if you dont know the answer to a particular answer, sometimes
    > its easy to rule the answers that are not correct, leaving you to choose from
    > 2 out of 4, using elementry.
    >
    > I failed 70-315 the 1st time, the 2nd time I took it I found alot easier
    > than the 1st time, this could be bcos I revised more or that I got a easier
    > sample of questions.
    >
    > The 1st time I took the exam many of the questions were choosing from long
    > samples of code, the 2nd time the exam consitsed of short multiple choice
    > answers and not so many long code samples.


    What's with the "now want Job" part ?????
    Cerebrus, Jun 21, 2006
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  5. airwalker

    Guest

    Cerebrus wrote:

    > What's with the "now want Job" part ?????


    I assumed it was so we could all laugh at him thinking that one exam
    would get him a job. Oh dear....

    Neil
    , Jun 21, 2006
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  6. airwalker

    Cerebrus Guest

    wrote:
    > Cerebrus wrote:
    >
    > > What's with the "now want Job" part ?????

    >
    > I assumed it was so we could all laugh at him thinking that one exam
    > would get him a job. Oh dear....
    >
    > Neil


    Looks like only a handful of us were present when God was distributing
    brains.
    Cerebrus, Jun 21, 2006
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  7. airwalker

    airwalker Guest

    "" wrote:

    >
    > Cerebrus wrote:
    >
    > > What's with the "now want Job" part ?????

    >
    > I assumed it was so we could all laugh at him thinking that one exam
    > would get him a job. Oh dear....
    >
    > Neil


    well, no that wasnt the intention, if you read my 1st post I asked wheather
    I should start applying for junior developer roles, or wait until I get mcad
    and mcsd.

    another question, what comes with the mcp welcome kit apart from the
    certificate
    airwalker, Jun 21, 2006
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  8. airwalker

    Cerebrus Guest

    airwalker wrote:

    > another question, what comes with the mcp welcome kit apart from the
    > certificate


    Well, your wallet card, Label pin, and the MCP Terms and conditions
    booklet, and some info. regarding discounts that you can get on
    products.
    Cerebrus, Jun 22, 2006
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  9. airwalker

    CodeJunky22 Guest

    airwalker,

    I applied for positions while on the path to MCAD with little results. I was
    hired two weeks after I recieved my MCAD. This is a testament to the value of
    a premier certification from Microsoft.
    --
    Mike MCAD


    "airwalker" wrote:

    > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    > mcad or mcsd??
    CodeJunky22, Jun 25, 2006
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  10. airwalker

    airwalker Guest

    Thanks for ur reply codejunky22.

    I've seen some jobs advertising that were asking for applicants with mcp,
    mcad or mcsd and about 2 years experience. I've talked to some other people
    and they have said the same thing as you, that it would be better to wait
    until I have mcad.

    In your job role as a developer what are the most comman tasks that you do,
    is it mostly ado.net stuff? and when I start applying for developer roles,
    what kind of interview questions/test do you think will I come up against.

    "CodeJunky22" wrote:

    > airwalker,
    >
    > I applied for positions while on the path to MCAD with little results. I was
    > hired two weeks after I recieved my MCAD. This is a testament to the value of
    > a premier certification from Microsoft.
    > --
    > Mike MCAD
    >
    >
    > "airwalker" wrote:
    >
    > > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    > > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    > > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    > > mcad or mcsd??
    airwalker, Jun 26, 2006
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  11. airwalker

    Simon Hart Guest

    Working as a developer, generally you need to know all technologies not just
    ADO.NET. Often most consultancies use the Enterprise Library from Microsoft
    which really render most indepth knowledge of native ADO.NET obsolete.
    Enterprise Library is not part of the MCAD/MCSD programme, btw.

    You will find your future employer will be testing your knowledge on whether
    you can come up with solutions to problems. Always remember to use
    technology based on the customers requirements, not for technologies sake.
    You will be suprised how many companies out there use technology for
    technologies sake, rather than thinking about the best solution.

    Regards
    Simon.

    "airwalker" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Thanks for ur reply codejunky22.
    >
    > I've seen some jobs advertising that were asking for applicants with mcp,
    > mcad or mcsd and about 2 years experience. I've talked to some other
    > people
    > and they have said the same thing as you, that it would be better to wait
    > until I have mcad.
    >
    > In your job role as a developer what are the most comman tasks that you
    > do,
    > is it mostly ado.net stuff? and when I start applying for developer roles,
    > what kind of interview questions/test do you think will I come up against.
    >
    > "CodeJunky22" wrote:
    >
    >> airwalker,
    >>
    >> I applied for positions while on the path to MCAD with little results. I
    >> was
    >> hired two weeks after I recieved my MCAD. This is a testament to the
    >> value of
    >> a premier certification from Microsoft.
    >> --
    >> Mike MCAD
    >>
    >>
    >> "airwalker" wrote:
    >>
    >> > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net,
    >> > ado.net
    >> > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for
    >> > some
    >> > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until
    >> > I have
    >> > mcad or mcsd??
    Simon Hart, Jun 27, 2006
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  12. airwalker

    CodeJunky22 Guest

    airwalker,

    > In your job role as a developer what are the most comman tasks that you do,
    > is it mostly ado.net stuff?

    My efforts have for the most part been focused on converting a VERY large
    website from ASP 3.0 to ASP.NET. Yes, there is alot of database access.

    > what kind of interview questions/test do you think will I come up against.

    That's impossble to answer without knowing what position the interview is for.

    I wish you well in your ambitions. I'm taking 70-300 Friday, wish me luck!
    --
    Mike MCAD


    "airwalker" wrote:

    > Thanks for ur reply codejunky22.
    >
    > I've seen some jobs advertising that were asking for applicants with mcp,
    > mcad or mcsd and about 2 years experience. I've talked to some other people
    > and they have said the same thing as you, that it would be better to wait
    > until I have mcad.
    >
    > In your job role as a developer what are the most comman tasks that you do,
    > is it mostly ado.net stuff? and when I start applying for developer roles,
    > what kind of interview questions/test do you think will I come up against.
    >
    > "CodeJunky22" wrote:
    >
    > > airwalker,
    > >
    > > I applied for positions while on the path to MCAD with little results. I was
    > > hired two weeks after I recieved my MCAD. This is a testament to the value of
    > > a premier certification from Microsoft.
    > > --
    > > Mike MCAD
    > >
    > >
    > > "airwalker" wrote:
    > >
    > > > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    > > > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    > > > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    > > > mcad or mcsd??
    CodeJunky22, Jun 28, 2006
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  13. airwalker

    warrier Guest

    "airwalker" wrote:

    > I passed 70-315 today on my 2nd attempt. I been learning c#, asp.net, ado.net
    > for about a year now. I want to get my career started by appying for some
    > junior developer roles. should I do this now with my mcp or wait until I have
    > mcad or mcsd??





    hi airwalker,
    i am currently preparing for MCAD 70-315. i am ok with web application and
    now want to make a career in it. as u have passed the xams, i wanted to know
    the questions they ask for exams r they specific to .net framework 2.0 or is
    ..net framework1.1
    warrier, Jun 28, 2006
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