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    Default Twist on Second Chance

    Looks like Second Chance is back. See link below. You can buy a "booster pack" which is $50 US more than an exam. It gives you 4 retakes of the exam, for another $25 you can get 30 days of a online practice exam, not sure if they are any good though.

    https://borntolearn.mslearn.net/b/we...ter-pack-offer

    https://www.mindhub.com/ProductDetai...n=booster_pack

    Enjoy
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    So 5 attempts on an exam for $200...
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    I bet they are finally noticing a huge number of failures on 2012R2 MCSA track people make. Difficulty of their exams increased significantly so it makes sense to let people attempt it more times.

    I wonder if they did anything to fight braindumps.

    Also, I'd love to finally see hands on exams from MS done on a VM instead of a multiple choice, or in addition to multiple choice.
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    Is this US only?
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    Great information, and thanks for the heads up! I could have used this trying to power through the 411 last year. It's also an incentive for going full MCSE within the coming year if I can combine a test voucher from my employer with student discounts and pay the difference.
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    Ok, wait. This is useful for only one exam? It's 100$ in Romania and 200$ in the US. And the exam alone is 80 at Pearson=))
    I wonder if I can use the remaining shots for 411 and 412

    I mean, i'll pay the initial fee for 411 and 412, but if I fail, can i use the shots?
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    You can only use the vouchers for 1 exam. I think for an extra $50 it is worth it to have 4 extra chances at an exam. I will be able to take an exam just after having read all the material as a practice exam to see what areas I need to focus on and then get more chances to knock it out.
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    Awesome that it's back so soon, I rode the last one right up until the final day for 411, and launched back into 410 to keep the hamster at the wheel moving, wasn't looking forward to waiting 8 months for a second shot (based on the forum, it doesn't seem like even that would be enough time to pass in one go).

    4 retakes, that's a lot. Knowing my luck, I'll overprepare and pass on the first try lol. Reminds me of a pack they put out a few years ago, where you could buy 2, 3 or 4 vouchers for a lower price but if you passed a test the first try, you still had voucher codes to use on the next exam. They should make a hybrid second shot, I would pay an extra $100 or so for 4 retakes on multiple exams.
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    Well, i'll get the pack with Practice test for 120 bucks. Not bad. The exam alone was 80.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gespenstern View Post
    I wonder if they did anything to fight braindumps.
    Who needs braindumps when you take an exam 5 times for $200! Almost makes me want to go for MSCA now... almost
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    Wow. Looks like the deal of a century. I'm in.
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