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By OsiTech.Net ·
I need reccomendation for a training facility in the Inland Empire / SoCal for MCP/MCSE training.

Thanks.

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by dsprouse In reply to MCP/MSCE Training

If you are interested E-mail me at dsprouse@techskills.com and I can forward on some info to you about our school.
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Dan

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Bootcamps are a serious waste of money!

by Bilbo_Baggins In reply to MCP/MSCE Training

I have found that the Bootcamp schools are a serious waste of money. The best way is to get the Textbooks and start studying them diligently. "Mastering Windows 2000 Professional" & "Mastering Windows 2000 Server, 3rd edition", both compliled by Mark Minasi and "Mastering Active Directory, second edition", by Robert King, published by Sybex are excellent. These textbooks are loaded with details and written in a conversational format for the beginner to intermediate level person like us. There are many excellent textbooks on the market at the moment. I personally happen to like Sybex for the easy to read format of their books. You can get these books at a 30 to 40 percent discount, online at sites like bookpool.com, discountbooks.com, etc...

Transcenders (transcender.com)are pretty good for helping you prep for your exams. The key to the Transcenders is to read the textbooks first to get a base of knowledge so you'll understand the exam-prep Q/A's. No matter what anybody tells you...don't use the Troytec study guides. These guides are basically giving you the questions & answers that are on the exams making them really easy to pass. However, you'll find that you've cheated yourself(paper_MCSE). Remember that the purpose of prepping for these exams is to learn how to actually do the work, not to memorize questions and answers.

If you're set on attending a school... make sure that they're not using the MOC books(serious MS rip-off). The MS Press books are barely adequate. Also make sure that they have a well equipped open Lab that you will have access to during the hours that you'll need it.

Good luck.

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