How to Pass IT Certifications with Strategic Test Taking!
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How to Pass IT Certifications with Strategic Test Taking!

Learn to study smarter, not harder, and to pass your A+, Network+, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, or ITIL exams...
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4.8 (7 ratings)
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Created by Jason Dion
Last updated 9/2017
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Pass their IT Certifications more easily by focusing their study efforts more efficiently
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Requirements
  • Be ready to change the way you look at test taking!
Description

** Updated with full Closed Captions for the entire course! **

This course is designed to help you learn "how to study" for certification exams and understand how to pick the right answers come test day. Now, I know that sounds simple, but there is a method to this that many students don't know...

Have you ever taken an IT Certification exam and score only 695 but needed 700 to pass? Have you had to retake the exam several time in order to pass it? If so, you may need some help learning how to take these type of exams, because they are different than what you learned in High School, college, or the university.

In this course, you will learn how to study better, take more efficient notes, and most importantly, how to increase your odds of passing your CompTIA, Microsoft, ISC2, or other IT Certification exams on the first attempt by using our tips, tricks, and efficiency gains to your advantage.

After teaching all these techniques in the course, we will dive into some practice exam questions and put these principles to use to show you how they can help you increase your odds of success, so that you can pass your exam on the first attempt!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who needs to take IT Certification exams for work or career advancement
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
02:16:58
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Introduction
3 Lectures 10:22

A short welcome to the course by your instructor, Jason.

Preview 03:27

This lesson covers the key to success when studying for IT Certification exams. It sets the foundation for the rest of this course.

Preview 05:58

A short message about the Udemy course review system

An Important Message About the Course
00:57
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The Theory of Learning
2 Lectures 09:30

This lesson covers the Pareto principle and how you need to change your study habits to take advantage of its benefits.

Preview 04:27

In this lesson, we will destroy the myth of the Cone of Learning and teach you what is really important when learning new information.

Preview 05:03
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Studying More Efficiently
2 Lectures 06:27

In this lesson, you will learn the best way to determine what you already know before wasting your time studying that information again.

What Do You Already Know?
02:40

You probably think you already know how to read a textbook, but you might be doing it all wrong. Watch this lesson to find out!

How to Read the Textbook
03:47
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How to Take Better Notes
2 Lectures 10:48

In this lesson, you will learn the best way to take notes, and it isn't with a highlighter.

Organizing Information
07:48

On test day, you are allowed to use a cheat sheet. But, there is one catch...

Creating Your Cheat Sheet
03:00
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Taking Tests Better
5 Lectures 24:26

The essential test taking tips you need to know in order to beat the exam.

Essential Test Taking Tips
08:23

Let's play the odds and pass that exam!

Playing the Odds
02:27

In this lesson, you will learn the concepts of grouping and super grouping.

Divide and Conquer
03:59

Time is your most precious commodity come test day. In this lesson, I will teach you how to maximize it.

Time Management
02:28

There are some things you simply must memorize, in this lesson I will show you how.

Memorization Secrets
07:09
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Foundations for Every IT Certification Exam
2 Lectures 11:47

The CIA triad appears on every IT certification exam. Let me teach you the tricks to understanding it and maximizing your test score!

CIA Triad (You must know this...)
05:47

The OSI Model appears on every IT certification exam. Let me teach you the tricks to understanding it and maximizing your test score!

OSI Model (You must know this...)
06:00
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Let's Apply the Theories (Practice Questions)
6 Lectures 01:02:05

A short introduction to the practice questions and our application of the concepts taught throughout this course.

Let's Get Some Practice With These Techniques!
00:41

In this lesson, we will apply the techniques taught throughout this course to answer 5 practice certification exam questions.

ITILv3 Foundations (Practice Questions)
12:22

In this lesson, we will apply the techniques taught throughout this course to answer 5 practice certification exam questions.

CompTIA A+ (Practice Questions)
12:53

In this lesson, we will apply the techniques taught throughout this course to answer 5 practice certification exam questions.

CompTIA Network+ (Practice Questions)
14:00

In this lesson, we will apply the techniques taught throughout this course to answer 5 practice certification exam questions.

CompTIA Security+ (Practice Questions)
10:51

In this lesson, we will apply the techniques taught throughout this course to answer 5 practice certification exam questions.

Certified Ethical Hacker (Practice Questions)
11:18
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:33

Thank you for watching this course, and a quick message on your way ahead from here!

Conclusion
00:39

This lecture contains an exclusive bonus coupon code for a discount on Jason's other courses on the Udemy platform. Let's put these test taking skills to use during your next IT Certification!

BONUS: Congratulations on Completing the Course!
00:54
About the Instructor
Jason Dion
4.7 Average rating
864 Reviews
12,343 Students
10 Courses
Cybersecurity Expert (CISSP, CEH, Sec+, Net+, A+, ITIL v3)

Jason Dion, CISSP No. 349867, is a Adjunct Instructor at Liberty University’s College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College’s Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, and Information Technology Infrastructure Library v3. With networking experience dating back to 1992, Jason has been a network engineer for the United States Navy Southern Command, served as the Deputy Director of the Theater Network Operations Center Middle East, and the Information Systems Officer for Navy Information Operations Command Maryland. He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance from University of Maryland University College, a Master’s of Arts and Religion in Pastoral Counseling, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Resources Management from New School University. He lives in the greater Washington D.C./Baltimore, Maryland area with his wife and two children.