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What route for MCSE

By dennisbv ·
I am going to start on my MCSE certification and I was told that there was a certain order I should take the test. I belive the person said the networking should be last because the other tests have some networking in them and by taking them first Iwould be learning the bulk of what I need for the Network portion.
What do you think? Is there a benefit in taking them in a certain order?

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by Noneedtoknow In reply to What route for MCSE

First, unless you are pressed to have it by a certain time (or your company is footing the bill), skip the classes and do a self study. Classes are a waste of 8 grand. Spend a grand, by the books and some study aides. Second, you can study each testindividually, on your own. For a few hundred bucks (or free for the unscrupulous) you can get practice tests that will give you an idea of what the exams will throw at you. Check some of the free sites out for more info.

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by Montypdj In reply to What route for MCSE

There is no 'must do' order but based on my MCSE / MCSA 2000 exam experience I would start with 2kPro 70-210 & 2k Server 70-215. The Managing Network infrastructure (70-21 is not too difficult and is an excellent revision help for the 70-216 Net Inf exam.

70-218 counts towards MCSA and is an easy elective for MCSE Both the final two core exams (70-216 & 70-217) are challenging, you need to know your stuff!!

Despite saying all that you may prefer to wait until Autumn when the 2003 examshave been though testing and at the 70-290 - 70-297 exams.

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