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    I passed my BSCI this morning with a 877. I'm battle scared, battered, and bruised. I will take the weekend to heal and go grab me a lobster dinner with some hotties that I know.

    I will say this.. everything on the exam blue print.. make sure you know it.. in DETAIL.. if you feel like you have mastered it.. lab up everything you know and read more on it.. there is ALWAYS something new to learn.. especially with BGP.

    For prep I used the following:

    - CBT Nuggets

    - Home made labs that were WAY harder than needed

    - Cisco Press Exam Cert Guide

    - Notes & "Cheat" Sheets from www.packetlife.net

    - Cisco Press BSCI Self-Study guide & Cisco Press BSCI Exam Cert guide (though I wasn't fond of how the exam cert guide was worded or ordered).

    - Dynamips


    Big thanks to Paul Boz for keeping my spirits high and keeping me motivated. I think I will hit the BCMSN studies early next week.
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    Awe, for "prep" you didn't put my name under that list!

    haha just kidding, good job Nick! I told you you'd pass on your first attempt. Now it's all down hill from here
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    congrats! I've got mine scheduled for this coming Wednesday
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    Congrats man! They all get easier from here!
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    Congrats!
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    Congratulations! Be honest though, you owe it all to Paul! Go rest, you need it after BSCI.
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    Congratulations!

    Quote Originally Posted by Plazma
    I'm battle scared, battered, and bruised.
    The hard fought victories always seem to be the sweetest!
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    congrats plazma; there will be at least 2 "Passed" parties in phoenix tonight!!!

    http://techexams.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=37380
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    Quote Originally Posted by snadam
    congrats plazma; there will be at least 2 "Passed" parties in phoenix tonight!!!

    http://techexams.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=37380
    Hell yea I just bought an 18-pack of beer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by snadam
    congrats plazma; there will be at least 2 "Passed" parties in phoenix tonight!!!

    http://techexams.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=37380
    Hell yea I just bought an 18-pack of beer!
    cheers to that!
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    Congratz plazma
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    Congrats! Good luck with future studies
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    Way to hang in there, Congrats and cheers!
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    Congratulations ! Enjoy your beers
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    Congratulations! It must feel good to be on the downhill slope!
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    congrats on the victory

    i got 2 down, 2 to go. i scheduled the ONT exam for september 2nd. then i will only have 1 left!! i'm trying to impress my brother, who got his ccnp in 4 months. now he let it expire, so i am trying to motivate/push him to get certified again.
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    nice work
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    Congrads.
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    Wow! Congrats Plazma!! Enjoy the hotties and beers!!
    Hopefully when I pass my ICDN2 I will be here posting about passing my BSCI!! (By the way what is BSCI?
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    Very cool, congrats on the pass. I hope my score looks that good, when it's my turn to bat.

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    Congrats!

    That sig is hilarious!

    Quote Originally Posted by Plazma
    All the ladies say I have a NSSA
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    WTG, Plazma!! Enjoy the weekend..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plazma
    I passed my BSCI this morning with a 877. I'm battle scared, battered, and bruised. I will take the weekend to heal and go grab me a lobster dinner with some hotties that I know.
    I know exactly how you feel. I took the previous version and when I submitted the exam, I was absolutely convinced I failed it. Turned out I passed by 70ish points. It was, without a doubt, the hardest exam I had taken (and still is). It was bad enough that I didn't want to even *look* at anymore CCNP material for about two years. Of course by that time, they changed the damned exams on me. Looking at the changes between the previous version and the current just makes my blood run cold, because it looks like they made it even harder. The fact that I may have to retake it gives me a sick feeling in my stomach.

    With that being said.... you're probably in the clear. In terms of difficulty, BCMSN and ISCW don't even compare to the previous BSCI. Just do not do what I did and take a significant amount of time off hehe
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