Strategies to Recertify
With no shortcuts at this point, how should you prepare to retake these full tests? After all, we’re busy developers, so utilizing our time wisely is important. We don’t want to have to spend our days and nights studying if we can help it. The official SwiftOtter recommendation is to just take the real test as your ‘practice test.’ Cost may be a limiting factor for some people, but if you are confidently working with Adobe Commerce regularly and can afford a little bit of a gamble here, taking the full exam as a ‘practice’ could save you a lot of time. If you pass, you’ve saved yourself some study time. If you fail, you know exactly what they’re expecting on the exam; the questions won’t be the same on your next take so you can’t just memorize, but you’ll know
The gamble here is if you take the exam and fail it, you’ll have to pay for the exam voucher again to take the test again. There are no discounts for retakes. But these exams are meant to test your practical, working knowledge, so if you’re confident in your ability and working with Adobe Commerce regularly, chances are this strategy is worth the risk.