Passed AWS Associate

Thought I would share my experience passing the AWS Exam and how the Linux Academy SA-Associate course helped me and can help you.

Here's what I would recommend to others.
- Schedule the exam to create some pressure on yourself.
- Watch all the videos at least once.
- Do all the labs; try to understand what's going on rather than just following the guide.
- Take and study the quizzes.

The best thing I did was to take the full practice exam several times, and then analyze the answers whether answered correctly or not. There are some subtleties at times in the set of answers that are helpful to work through, even if you got it right.

Then when repeating the full practice exam, I wouldn't simply choose an answer I knew was right, but would consider each and think through why some answers were clearly wrong, and why others might be close, but a less good choice.

I did other things as well, such as attend Re:invent and watch sessions on YouTube. Overall, I think the active study where I analyzed the exam helped give me a deeper understanding of the material.

Hope that helps someone!

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    Terrence C
    01-30-2018

    Congratulations on your success and for sharing your recommendations and experience!

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    Anthony J
    01-30-2018

    Congratulations Paul! Thanks for sharing!

    I’d love to endorse/recommend you on LinkedIn if you want. All you have to do is add me as a connection and add Linux Academy as your school. Once you do that, post a picture of your cert about passing in your feed and reference me within the original post. Once I see this, I’ll be able to recommend you for your hard work on your LinkedIn profile.

    Thanks,

    Anthony

    Founder/CEO LinuxAcademy.com | CloudAssessments.com

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    Amy M
    01-30-2018

    Congrats and thanks for the info!

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    Chad M
    01-30-2018

    Great job, Paul!

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    David C
    01-30-2018

    Excellent work, Paul!

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    James M
    01-30-2018

    Well done, Paul, and great advice!

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    Phil Z
    01-30-2018

    Congrats Paul! And thanks for the feedback, all great pieces of advice!

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    Trent H
    01-30-2018

    NIce work, Paul!

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    Kenneth A
    01-30-2018

    Well done, Paul!

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    Keith T
    01-30-2018

    Awesome job Paul! Thanks for sharing your experience.

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    Travis T
    01-30-2018

    Congras Paul!

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    Fernando M
    01-30-2018

    Awesome work Paul! Thanks so much for sharing all this information! It's always great to hear student experiences and I think it has a lot of value for other students to help offer ideas how they can follow in your footsteps! 

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    Sean G
    01-31-2018

    Congrats! Good review and feedback, it's appreciated!

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    Craig A
    01-31-2018

    Congrats Paul!

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    Elle K
    01-31-2018

    Awesome work, Paul!

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    Joseph L
    01-31-2018

    What an awesome breakdown of your study process! Thanks so much for giving everyone a peek into your methods. And big congrats, Paul!

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    Thomas H
    01-31-2018

    Woohoo!  Congrats, Paul!  Great job. 

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    Treva W
    01-31-2018

    Congratulations, Paul!

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    Bill P
    01-31-2018

    Great job!

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    Matthew S
    01-31-2018

    Congratulations and great work Paul!

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    Anthony S
    02-06-2018

    Congratulations, Paul!  Thank you for your recommendations!

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