Passed 70-215 - concern over passing score

From: Paul Price (anonymous_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: 05/07/04


Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 10:55:17 -0700

I am confused too.

Happy though as I passed with 680. Passing score was 580. I
would interested in knowing why.

Paul Price

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi all. Passed 70-215 this afternoon, though am a bit
>confused over the passing score, as was the lady at the
>test centre.
>I was under the impression that although the exams were
>geared towards the answers you provide in someway, the
>passing score required for all exams had been set at 700.
>This is what it has been for the other's I have done. Also,
>the guy that left as I went in to the exam had just done
>70-215 and needed 700 to pass. When I finished the exam and
>said I had passed, it stated I had only need 580 to pass.
>I'm a bit concerned that even though I scored over 700, how
>the passing score required could be so low.
>Could the questions have been geared towards the more
>difficult (they certainly didn't seem straight-forward and
>I thought I was pretty well prepared for it...) and so the
>required passing score was low? Could there have been a
>problem with the exam I sat and whom should I raise it with
>if there is...?
>Any suggestions would be appreciated
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