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Meet exam requirements to earn or renew your MPN competency or complete your personal certification goal. IT professionals and developers are invited to participate in online forums and self-paced events leading up to our National Certification Day on Saturday, May 31. During the month of May, take advantage of free Microsoft Virtual Academy training and participate in our Yammer group to connect with experts and find resources to help you prepare for exams that meet your company’s competency needs or your personal certification goals. Then, on May 31, visit your local, participating New Horizons office to take your exam.
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How to participate
Each participating New Horizons location will offer door prizes (two Dell Venue Pro devices) and there will be a drawing for one Microsoft Surface Pro 2 from all National Certification Day participants. Ask your New Horizons office for details.
Purchase your exam voucher at up to 40% savings
On May 31, you’ll need to bring an exam voucher with you to New Horizons. This is a great opportunity to use a second shot voucher before it expires! But if you don’t already have a voucher, here are two options to purchase yours prior to May 31:
Join the conversation on Yammer and Twitter
Throughout the month of May, experts from Microsoft and New Horizons will be moderating and actively participating in the National Certification Day group on the US Partner Community Yammer network to share information and resources with you aligned to select competency-related exam topics. Join the experts there to ask your questions about those topics, get exam preparation resources, and stay motivated, leading up to May 31.
You can also follow and join the conversation about National Certification Day by following @msuspartner and @mslearningcurve on Twitter, and using #certday.
Schedule your exam at a participating New Horizons location
Exams, exam preparation links, and competencies
We’ve selected the exams/topics listed below as our areas of focus leading up to May 31. Join the conversations about these topics in our National Certification Day group on Yammer.
Gold competency alignment
Silver competency alignment
Exam 70-688 Managing and Maintaining Windows 8
Exam 70-480 Programming in HTML5
Exam 70-483 Programming in C#
Exam 70-487 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Exam 70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012