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I have to take an IT certification test and I'm nervous.
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I have to take an IT certification test and I'm nervous.

Hi.

I have to take a certification test for my technology class soon because my teacher keeps pushing me and it's the purpose of the class. The test costs like $100-$200 to take because it's the test that determines whether or not you get certified, and those certifications are actual certifications that can help you get great jobs. Almost about two months ago or about a month ago I went to go take that test and I failed it. Like I said my teacher keeps pushing me to go and test for it but I'm not ready and I keep stalling it. We've spent almost the whole entire school year so far just learning everything about computer hardware, and computer software just to get us ready for this certification test because that's everything that's going to be on the test. But I guess I feel nervous about the test because I don't know everything, and I'm not saying that because I'm nervous about the test but I really feel like I'm not ready for that test because there's a lot of things you have to remember for it. If I go test for the second time, and I fail the school is losing another $100-$200. That's embarrassing. Also my teacher says that I'm his only hope in my class to pass that test. I don't want to let him down too. And I would love that certification. And I've been reviewing, and reviewing but it's so boring. I'm going over all the material we have to help me study but it's not helping much because there are some aspects I'm still confused about. It's also hard to ask questions or get help too since the class is very focused around you learning yourself, and my teacher is strict so you're not allowed to talk and plus there's work that needs to be done. There's also a site I've been using to ask questions and get help to help me do a last minute review but I can't really get help because it's hard for me to even visualize or even think about what this does, or how it does that for example, and then sometimes when they do help they're either kind of rude or make it really confusing.

Do you guys maybe have any advice for me to study for this test, and maybe advice to not be so nervous about it? I'm more than likely probably going to either way retake it this week because I don't want him to think I'm stalling it, and honestly I've been holding it off many times. But I was stalling just because I didn't want to take it because I needed some time to review - but even in the time I've been given to review I still don't feel confident. After reviewing in the past month or two, I feel like I've only learned like 1% of the material probably.

And if I do fail (I'm not saying that like it's my goal) but what am I going to do? My teacher is strict, and he said I'm the only student that he has hope for (at least in my class) of passing the test because no one else has yet. And he's really strict and mean, please help me.

Thank you.
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I have to take an IT certification test and I'm nervous.

Fuck your teacher. You're not studying and taking the test for him. You're taking it for yourself. Just retake it. I'm sure there's no limit on how many times you can take the test(other than financial limitations).

You care way too much about what the teacher thinks...

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RE: I have to take an IT certification test and I'm nervous.

(04-10-2016 01:04 PM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Fuck your teacher. You're not studying and taking the test for him. You're taking it for yourself. Just retake it. I'm sure there's no limit on how many times you can take the test(other than financial limitations).

You care way too much about what the teacher thinks...

I know I can retake it, but I only have two more shots. There's a total of three shots. If I fail the second time .. that's not a good sign. And then if I fail the third time, then that's definitely not a good thing. And even though I'm not paying for the tests, I'd still feel bad though and I would feel bad if I fail through them all because that's a lot of money the school has to pay out. Hopefully I pass it.
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