Today marks the 4 completed test since starting in December. My re-evaluation of the situation has given me a goal of being done by the end of March. The way that I’ve been rolling through these last 2 weeks, I’m not really that worried either.
Unfortunately, because of ordering a book, this fourth test doesn’t mark me getting my MCSA. Instead, I’m not going to get my MCSA until I receive my MCSE. This doesn’t really matter, since my company only cares that I get my MCSE within a year of hire anyways. And since I’m not going to have a problem doing that, I figure that I’ll make my studying easier on me.
Basically, I’m going for my MCSE:Security, and from what I’ve heard, if you study and pass the 70-299 (elective), you shouldn’t have too much more studying for the 70-298 (required). So far I’ve completed the 70-270, 70-290, 70-291, and 70-293. I’ll study for the two security exams by reading a MS Press Book on the flight to and from Puerto Vallarta (not while I’m there though), which will give me a good running start.
I figure I can get the last test before the two security exams done before I even leave on the 24th, which would get me sitting pretty to have my goal of being done before the end of March.
Update 2/22/06—Only two left now! :cheese:
Update 3/6/06—Only 1 left for MCSE, and 2 left for MCSE: Security!