Well, my first attempt at the Voice written exam was unsuccessful. I was very close, but close only counts in horseshoes and hand gernades.
The overall experience was positive. I now know that it will take me every second of the 120 minutes that you are alloted. With previous Cisco exams, I was normally out of the test center within 45 minutes of starting, not this time. It was definately a chanllenge to keep to a 1 question a minute average when you have to sift through QoS configs and manually calculate bandwidth requirements.
So, I have not been keeping up my end of the bargain when it comes to posting interesting and relative articles in a timely fashion. 1 update a month? That is absolutely terrible and unacceptable. I don’t really have any excuses other than my laziness. Maybe its because I don’t think you want to hear me blather on, but maybe you do. From this moment on, I will assume that you do.
Now on to the reason for this post. I have been preparing to take my CCIE Voice written exam over the past few months. A week or so ago, I decided that I needed to have an end date, or I would never get serious about getting through the material. So, I have finally spent the $350 and scheduled the exam. I am locked in for 12/23/09 @ 12:45p.
Over the past month I have accumulated a few items that I think have been helpful in preparing me for the written exam, some more than others: