Re: Microsoft Assessment Test

Discussion in 'MCDST' started by Michael D. Alligood, Dec 29, 2006.

  1. Lets take this offline. Email and I will fill you in on what I have to
    offer.

    --
    Michael D. Alligood
    MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    CIW Certified Instructor



    "Jo" <> wrote in message
    news::

    > Michael:
    >
    > There are times I doubt my abilities, but then surprise myself when I can
    > actually troubleshoot a situation. Sometimes I see myself as someone who
    > simply "flies by the seat of my pants" because I second guess everything I
    > do. I started this because my boss gave me a challenge - other than that, I
    > was simply an entry level pc tech with very little networking experience. I
    > have built pcs, fixed pcs, but there is so much more out there - so much more
    > to digest that what I think I can absorb. And, of course, the book DOES NOT
    > COVER EVERYTHING.
    >
    > What do you have your plate that you can serve me? Knowledge is what I need
    > and I think that's gonna take me another two more years to get through this.
    > I don't have the logical knowhow that you people possess. Logical/analytical
    > thinking.
    >
    > If there is something out that that teaches that, I'm all for it.
    > Otherwise, I'll be rereading the Press book over and over until I can absorb
    > and understand all concepts.
    > --
    > Motochick
    >
    >
    > "Michael D. Alligood" wrote:
    >
    > > This is the reason I hate practice tests! They make you doubt your
    > > abilities and knowledge. Let me ask you this Jo; you said you are afraid
    > > for failing the actual exam if you sit it, correct? What if it were free
    > > to you; would you sit it? Do you believe in your abilities and knowledge
    > > to pass this "actual" exam? If so, post back. I might have a offer for
    > > you.
    > >
    > > --
    > > Michael D. Alligood
    > > MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    > > Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    > > CIW Certified Instructor
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > > news::
    > >
    > > > Thanks for the discount, by my Microsoft Press book already carries a 15%
    > > > discount. I don't think I'm ready just yet for the REAL THING jut yet.
    > > >
    > > > I'm afraid that if I FAIL, I will become so discouraged that I won't go
    > > > back. It annoys me that you read this stuff and then get test questions that
    > > > are not "book related". I have 9 years of help desk experience, have my A+,
    > > > but my knowledge is "bread crumbs" - my brain is scattered all over the place
    > > > - how does one become so experienced in knowing ALL???? I'm still plugging
    > > > and will wait until I am confident in ALL aspects if that's possible.
    > > > --
    > > > Motochick
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "Montreal MCT" wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > Jo if you are getting 90% on the Measure Up practice tests just go and take
    > > > > the real thing. One of two things will happen:
    > > > >
    > > > > 1. You will pass; or
    > > > > 2. You will not pass but you will learn what the real exam is like, and you
    > > > > will know what you are weak in, and you will pass the next time.
    > > > >
    > > > > Remember... Exam Insurance is your friend!
    > > > >
    > > > > Please let me know (off-line at mct at mitchgarvis dot com) if you want a
    > > > > 15% discount code.
    > > > >
    > > > > M
    > > > >
    > > > > --
    > > > > Montreal MCT
    > > > > MCT, MCSA, MCDST, MCP
    > > > > President, Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca)
    > > > > Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Customer Experience
    > > > > Microsoft Small Business Specialist
    > > > > Visit my blog at:
    > > > > http://dnn.mitpro.ca/mitpro/Blogs/tabid/59/BlogID/2/Default.aspx
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > > > > news:...
    > > > > > Hello all:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > I have been reading and practicing for the MCDST 70-271 test. I read the
    > > > > > comments from this post all the time. What I don't understand is this: I
    > > > > > have been getting 80s and 90s on my practice tests via MeasureUp, but when
    > > > > > I
    > > > > > went to Microsoft's Assessment test, I GOT A 40%. Is the certification
    > > > > > test
    > > > > > as difficult as the Assessment test? Or am I suppose to think that the
    > > > > > test
    > > > > > is as easy as the practice tests? I'm a bit put out right now.
    > > > > > --
    > > > > > Motochick
    > > > >

    > >
    > >
     
    Michael D. Alligood, Dec 29, 2006
    #1
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  2. Michael D. Alligood

    Montreal MCT Guest

    Michael and Jo sitting in a tree... c-e-r-t-i-n-g :)

    --
    Montreal MCT
    MCT, MCSA, MCDST, MCP
    President, Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca)
    Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Customer Experience
    Microsoft Small Business Specialist
    Visit my blog at:
    http://dnn.mitpro.ca/mitpro/Blogs/tabid/59/BlogID/2/Default.aspx


    "Michael D. Alligood" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Lets take this offline. Email and I will fill you in on what I have to
    > offer.
    >
    > --
    > Michael D. Alligood
    > MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    > Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    > CIW Certified Instructor
    >
    >
    >
    > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > news::
    >
    >> Michael:
    >>
    >> There are times I doubt my abilities, but then surprise myself when I can
    >> actually troubleshoot a situation. Sometimes I see myself as someone who
    >> simply "flies by the seat of my pants" because I second guess everything
    >> I
    >> do. I started this because my boss gave me a challenge - other than
    >> that, I
    >> was simply an entry level pc tech with very little networking experience.
    >> I
    >> have built pcs, fixed pcs, but there is so much more out there - so much
    >> more
    >> to digest that what I think I can absorb. And, of course, the book DOES
    >> NOT
    >> COVER EVERYTHING.
    >>
    >> What do you have your plate that you can serve me? Knowledge is what I
    >> need
    >> and I think that's gonna take me another two more years to get through
    >> this.
    >> I don't have the logical knowhow that you people possess.
    >> Logical/analytical
    >> thinking.
    >>
    >> If there is something out that that teaches that, I'm all for it.
    >> Otherwise, I'll be rereading the Press book over and over until I can
    >> absorb
    >> and understand all concepts.
    >> --
    >> Motochick
    >>
    >>
    >> "Michael D. Alligood" wrote:
    >>
    >> > This is the reason I hate practice tests! They make you doubt your
    >> > abilities and knowledge. Let me ask you this Jo; you said you are
    >> > afraid
    >> > for failing the actual exam if you sit it, correct? What if it were
    >> > free
    >> > to you; would you sit it? Do you believe in your abilities and
    >> > knowledge
    >> > to pass this "actual" exam? If so, post back. I might have a offer for
    >> > you.
    >> >
    >> > --
    >> > Michael D. Alligood
    >> > MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    >> > Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    >> > CIW Certified Instructor
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    >> > news::
    >> >
    >> > > Thanks for the discount, by my Microsoft Press book already carries a
    >> > > 15%
    >> > > discount. I don't think I'm ready just yet for the REAL THING jut
    >> > > yet.
    >> > >
    >> > > I'm afraid that if I FAIL, I will become so discouraged that I won't
    >> > > go
    >> > > back. It annoys me that you read this stuff and then get test
    >> > > questions that
    >> > > are not "book related". I have 9 years of help desk experience, have
    >> > > my A+,
    >> > > but my knowledge is "bread crumbs" - my brain is scattered all over
    >> > > the place
    >> > > - how does one become so experienced in knowing ALL???? I'm still
    >> > > plugging
    >> > > and will wait until I am confident in ALL aspects if that's possible.
    >> > > --
    >> > > Motochick
    >> > >
    >> > >
    >> > > "Montreal MCT" wrote:
    >> > >
    >> > > > Jo if you are getting 90% on the Measure Up practice tests just go
    >> > > > and take
    >> > > > the real thing. One of two things will happen:
    >> > > >
    >> > > > 1. You will pass; or
    >> > > > 2. You will not pass but you will learn what the real exam is like,
    >> > > > and you
    >> > > > will know what you are weak in, and you will pass the next time.
    >> > > >
    >> > > > Remember... Exam Insurance is your friend!
    >> > > >
    >> > > > Please let me know (off-line at mct at mitchgarvis dot com) if you
    >> > > > want a
    >> > > > 15% discount code.
    >> > > >
    >> > > > M
    >> > > >
    >> > > > --
    >> > > > Montreal MCT
    >> > > > MCT, MCSA, MCDST, MCP
    >> > > > President, Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca)
    >> > > > Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Customer Experience
    >> > > > Microsoft Small Business Specialist
    >> > > > Visit my blog at:
    >> > > > http://dnn.mitpro.ca/mitpro/Blogs/tabid/59/BlogID/2/Default.aspx
    >> > > >
    >> > > >
    >> > > > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    >> > > > news:...
    >> > > > > Hello all:
    >> > > > >
    >> > > > > I have been reading and practicing for the MCDST 70-271 test. I
    >> > > > > read the
    >> > > > > comments from this post all the time. What I don't understand is
    >> > > > > this: I
    >> > > > > have been getting 80s and 90s on my practice tests via MeasureUp,
    >> > > > > but when
    >> > > > > I
    >> > > > > went to Microsoft's Assessment test, I GOT A 40%. Is the
    >> > > > > certification
    >> > > > > test
    >> > > > > as difficult as the Assessment test? Or am I suppose to think
    >> > > > > that the
    >> > > > > test
    >> > > > > is as easy as the practice tests? I'm a bit put out right now.
    >> > > > > --
    >> > > > > Motochick
    >> > > >
    >> >
    >> >

    >
     
    Montreal MCT, Dec 31, 2006
    #2
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  3. That was too funny! :) Where have you been?!?

    --
    Michael D. Alligood
    MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    CIW Certified Instructor



    "Montreal MCT" <> wrote in message
    news::

    > Michael and Jo sitting in a tree... c-e-r-t-i-n-g :)
    >
    > --
    > Montreal MCT
    > MCT, MCSA, MCDST, MCP
    > President, Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca)
    > Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Customer Experience
    > Microsoft Small Business Specialist
    > Visit my blog at:
    > http://dnn.mitpro.ca/mitpro/Blogs/tabid/59/BlogID/2/Default.aspx
    >
    >
    > "Michael D. Alligood" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Lets take this offline. Email and I will fill you in on what I have to
    > > offer.
    > >
    > > --
    > > Michael D. Alligood
    > > MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    > > Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    > > CIW Certified Instructor
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > > news::
    > >
    > >> Michael:
    > >>
    > >> There are times I doubt my abilities, but then surprise myself when I can
    > >> actually troubleshoot a situation. Sometimes I see myself as someone who
    > >> simply "flies by the seat of my pants" because I second guess everything
    > >> I
    > >> do. I started this because my boss gave me a challenge - other than
    > >> that, I
    > >> was simply an entry level pc tech with very little networking experience.
    > >> I
    > >> have built pcs, fixed pcs, but there is so much more out there - so much
    > >> more
    > >> to digest that what I think I can absorb. And, of course, the book DOES
    > >> NOT
    > >> COVER EVERYTHING.
    > >>
    > >> What do you have your plate that you can serve me? Knowledge is what I
    > >> need
    > >> and I think that's gonna take me another two more years to get through
    > >> this.
    > >> I don't have the logical knowhow that you people possess.
    > >> Logical/analytical
    > >> thinking.
    > >>
    > >> If there is something out that that teaches that, I'm all for it.
    > >> Otherwise, I'll be rereading the Press book over and over until I can
    > >> absorb
    > >> and understand all concepts.
    > >> --
    > >> Motochick
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> "Michael D. Alligood" wrote:
    > >>
    > >> > This is the reason I hate practice tests! They make you doubt your
    > >> > abilities and knowledge. Let me ask you this Jo; you said you are
    > >> > afraid
    > >> > for failing the actual exam if you sit it, correct? What if it were
    > >> > free
    > >> > to you; would you sit it? Do you believe in your abilities and
    > >> > knowledge
    > >> > to pass this "actual" exam? If so, post back. I might have a offer for
    > >> > you.
    > >> >
    > >> > --
    > >> > Michael D. Alligood
    > >> > MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    > >> > Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    > >> > CIW Certified Instructor
    > >> >
    > >> >
    > >> >
    > >> > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > >> > news::
    > >> >
    > >> > > Thanks for the discount, by my Microsoft Press book already carries a
    > >> > > 15%
    > >> > > discount. I don't think I'm ready just yet for the REAL THING jut
    > >> > > yet.
    > >> > >
    > >> > > I'm afraid that if I FAIL, I will become so discouraged that I won't
    > >> > > go
    > >> > > back. It annoys me that you read this stuff and then get test
    > >> > > questions that
    > >> > > are not "book related". I have 9 years of help desk experience, have
    > >> > > my A+,
    > >> > > but my knowledge is "bread crumbs" - my brain is scattered all over
    > >> > > the place
    > >> > > - how does one become so experienced in knowing ALL???? I'm still
    > >> > > plugging
    > >> > > and will wait until I am confident in ALL aspects if that's possible.
    > >> > > --
    > >> > > Motochick
    > >> > >
    > >> > >
    > >> > > "Montreal MCT" wrote:
    > >> > >
    > >> > > > Jo if you are getting 90% on the Measure Up practice tests just go
    > >> > > > and take
    > >> > > > the real thing. One of two things will happen:
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > 1. You will pass; or
    > >> > > > 2. You will not pass but you will learn what the real exam is like,
    > >> > > > and you
    > >> > > > will know what you are weak in, and you will pass the next time.
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > Remember... Exam Insurance is your friend!
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > Please let me know (off-line at mct at mitchgarvis dot com) if you
    > >> > > > want a
    > >> > > > 15% discount code.
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > M
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > --
    > >> > > > Montreal MCT
    > >> > > > MCT, MCSA, MCDST, MCP
    > >> > > > President, Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca)
    > >> > > > Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Customer Experience
    > >> > > > Microsoft Small Business Specialist
    > >> > > > Visit my blog at:
    > >> > > > http://dnn.mitpro.ca/mitpro/Blogs/tabid/59/BlogID/2/Default.aspx
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > >
    > >> > > > "Jo" <> wrote in message
    > >> > > > news:...
    > >> > > > > Hello all:
    > >> > > > >
    > >> > > > > I have been reading and practicing for the MCDST 70-271 test. I
    > >> > > > > read the
    > >> > > > > comments from this post all the time. What I don't understand is
    > >> > > > > this: I
    > >> > > > > have been getting 80s and 90s on my practice tests via MeasureUp,
    > >> > > > > but when
    > >> > > > > I
    > >> > > > > went to Microsoft's Assessment test, I GOT A 40%. Is the
    > >> > > > > certification
    > >> > > > > test
    > >> > > > > as difficult as the Assessment test? Or am I suppose to think
    > >> > > > > that the
    > >> > > > > test
    > >> > > > > is as easy as the practice tests? I'm a bit put out right now.
    > >> > > > > --
    > >> > > > > Motochick
    > >> > > >
    > >> >
    > >> >

    > >
     
    Michael D. Alligood, Dec 31, 2006
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