Passed my certification exam today! Grateful for all the help I received from this bowl!

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Start passively(maybe did 2-3 hours trailhead per week) studying in February but started to drill down end of April (1-2 ish hours per day) and few hours in weekend

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Congrats! Which cert?

Thanks TA1. I got Salesforce admin. Going to work on sales cloud next

Any advice for someone studying all weekend for their exam next week?

Awesome. Yeah i have his course and really like how explains the concepts!

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