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Put your knowledge to the test | #70-640 #70-536

Posted by Rubel Khan on August 21, 2011

Are you already certified and want to explore branching out into another area? Are you curious about certification, but have never taken an exam? Here is your opportunity to put your knowledge to the test by signing up to receive a series of practice exam questions that can help you prepare to earn a certification.

Why not give it a try? There is no cost to participate!

After you register, each week for seven weeks you will receive test questions by e-mail. The questions are from MeasureUp, a leading provider of high-quality practice tests for Microsoft Certified Professionals.

Starting the second week, you also will receive a link to a video. The video features a Microsoft Certified Trainer who answers the questions from the previous week and discusses the technology. The questions and videos are designed to help pinpoint gaps in your skills and knowledge so you can determine where to focus your training.

Register now to test your knowledge.






Windows Server 2008

IT professionals

Seven sets of test questions and six videos that can help you prepare to take Exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory – Configuring

Learn about Exam 70-640


Microsoft .NET Framework


Seven sets of test questions and six videos that can help you prepare to take Exam 70-536: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation

Learn about Exam 70-536


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Complimentary Exam Coaching Sessions from Microsoft

Posted by Rubel Khan on March 29, 2011

Recently, Microsoft has added several new recorded Live Meetings to their Learning website, including exam coaching sessions. Presented by Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs), these sessions include an overview of the technologies you can expect to find on exams, along with the skills that are measured.

Browse exam coaching sessions for:

  • Exchanger Server
  • SharePoint Server
  • SQL Server
  • .NET Framework
  • Windows Server
  • Windows Client


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2010: A Year in Numbers for Microsoft Certifications

Posted by Rubel Khan on January 15, 2011

English Exams Published:

  • 4 Microsoft Office exams
  • 7 Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) exams
  • 14 Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) exams
  • 6 Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)exams
  • 3 Upgrade exams
  • 8 Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM)exams
  • 8 Microsoft Dynamics exams
  • 21 beta exams (includes TS, PRO, and MOS betas; how many did you participate in?)
  • Total of 67 exams published in 2010 in English

Exams Published by Language:

  • Chinese: 38
  • Danish: 7
  • Dutch: 4
  • French: 22
  • German: 31
  • Italian: 1
  • Japanese: 33
  • Korean: 8
  • Polish: 1
  • Portuguese: 34
  • Russian: 14
  • Spanish: 13
  • Turkish: 1

Total publications across all languages: 278 (includes beta publications))

Exam Development:

  • 157 SMEs participated in an objective domain session for an exam released in 2010
  • 652 SMEs participated in the blueprinting process for an exam released in 2010
  • 7270 SMEs participated in beta
  • 1508 meal cards used by SMEs participating in exam development sessions in Redmond
  • Average spend per meal card: $7.57 (breakfast burritos!)

SME Database (are you a member yet?):

  • 1029 SMEs joined the database
  • 3690 beta invitations were sent to those SMEs

Questions Created through Community Development Initiative:

What were people being certified on in 2010?

  • Across all MS certifications: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist on Office Word 2007
  • Within our technical certifications: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
  • By technology: Office 2003, Office 2007, and Windows Server 2008

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