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CCNA, worth it?

dawks

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I've got A+ N+ and MCSE, but as I've found the hardway, I'm nothing without experience. I havent had a job or even an interview in almost two years.

I'm currently in University taking Computer Science, and I obtained a very good CCNA eBook, which looks to be published by Cisco. So since I have it here, and I have spare time I am considering studying it, and challenging the tests. Is it worth my time? Or just a waste?

ePinions!
 

TuxDave

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If you just want to stop at the CCNA, I don't think it'll get you very far. It'll just benefit you as in "hey, this is nice to know", but by itself it doesn't carry much weight... IMO
 

dawks

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What ads to it?

(note i am A+ N+ and MCSE already, CCAN wouldnt be a nice complement?)
 

DWW

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Believe it or not people respect CCNA more then MCSE when you look for jobs :)
I have both (and MCSA). I liked CCNA for sure just because it was interesting and such. MCSE wasn't anything fun as you know, just a way for me to kill some time between high school and university.
 

TuxDave

Lifer
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Originally posted by: DaZ
What ads to it?

(note i am A+ N+ and MCSE already, CCAN wouldnt be a nice complement?)
What adds to the CCNA? I don't remember the names too well, but CCNA is what I call "Intro to Cisco Networking" which anyone can take and mostly pass. Like taking a 101 class. If you want to take more, I would say go on with the CCNP and CCIE. Those are a little more selective.
 

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