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A SAS practice exam can help you prepare for SAS certification. Practice exams are similar in difficulty, objectives, length, and design of the actual exam. While there's no guarantee that passing the practice exam will result in passing the actual exam, they can help you determine how prepared you are for an exam.
According to Glassdoor, data scientist tops the list of the 50 Best Jobs in America. The rankings are determined by combining three factors: number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction rating. With a median base salary of $110,000, an abundance of unfilled positions and high job satisfaction, there’s no denying that data science is hot.
Want to see my newly minted certified professional badge? Scroll down to take a peek. Yes, I managed to successfully complete the Base SAS Programmer certification exam… with, ahem, flying colors I might add. Here are my tips to tackle the Base SAS certification exam: 1. Get clear on the
In an earlier blog, I asked you to participate in CertMag/GoCertify’s Annual IT Salary survey. The response was fantastic and I’m happy to report that we made the list of the Top 75 IT certifications out of more than 900. This marks the first time SAS has been part of
Do you know what the #1 fear in North America is? Most people say fear of public speaking or fear of death, but you may just want to consider this new fear upping the charts - the fear of writing a SAS Certification exam! The real test begins before even
My fear of headstand took me years to overcome. I had to learn to be safe and protect my neck. I had to learn about structurally positioning my limbs in alignment to prevent injury. I had to overcome my mental fear of being upside down which is quite different from
You know the value of your SAS Certification; does the rest of the world? A recent MONEY and Payscale.com study named SAS Analytics skills as the most valuable skills to have in today’s job market and certification is the best way to demonstrate those skills. Recognition like this helps solidify
I have been working in the field of Professional Certification and Licensure for roughly 10 years. In that time, I've worked with and observed close to 40 IT certification programs and there has been a recurring question I've encountered at each stop. While it is often phrased differently, it means mostly the same
Every year, SAS ranks high on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. The rankings are largely based on anonymous feedback from employees, who consistently rank SAS high on everything from executive communications to work-life balance. But SAS isn’t just a great place to work for professionals; it’s an
When I first wrote this blog post in early May 2017, it was to ask SAS users holding SAS “Big Data” certifications to participate in the CertMag Salary Survey Plus Big Data Edition. The response was overwhelming and thanks to all of you that participated. Now that the results are in, I wanted
Editor's note: The following post is from Emma Warrillow, Chief DiGGer at Data Insight Group Inc. (DiG). Emma is a featured speaker at SAS Global Forum 2017 and recently named as one of the Top Women in Direct Marketing by Direct Marketing News. Learn more about Emma. “I need
A common request we receive about SAS Global Certification practice exams is to make them as close as possible to the actual exams so that future test takers get a more accurate feel for the overall exam experience. Good news. Our new practice exams come as close to the “real thing”
Editor's note (10/25/17): You can practice what you learned in class with 15 hours of Free virtual lab time when you attend the in-person or Live Web Applied Analytics Using SAS Enterprise Miner class. Register now. Are you interested in taking an advanced course on the machine learning topic of Neural Networks? Does text
We are a few months away from SAS Global Forum in Orlando. You might think that the conference kicks off Sunday night at opening session, but there are plenty of weekend activities before then and I’d like to highlight one of them: SAS certification exam sessions. Isn’t now a great
Let me make this clear right from the start: I needed to answer 44 of the 62 exam questions correctly to earn my BASE SAS Programmer certification, and I got exactly 44 right. No margin of error. I never thought I’d be proud of a 70%, but I’m more than
Not long ago, the well-equipped student entering the job market would only need a degree on their resume. Now, certifications and other advanced skills developed outside of a degree program are becoming essential. In response to growing market demands and the increased importance of analytics, data science, and big data
As the demand for analytical skills continues to grow and the data scientist has been catalogued as the sexiest job of the 21st century, more and more students are showing interest in the analytics and big data world. We asked one of our graduates to share her experiences working as
A year ago, Love Bisht and Hardi Gokani were working toward their master’s degrees in information systems at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business when SAS piqued their interest. Today, they’re newly minted graduates with a powerful extra credential – SAS Certification. Love and Hardi, both India natives, encountered SAS
If you’re one of the hundreds of SAS users registered for PharmaSUG, scheduled for May 17-20 in Orlando, you should give extending your stay some serious thought. In just a few hours, you can set yourself apart with a professional certification from SAS! SAS is offering something no theme park
If the words from the 1986 hit song, “The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades” are true, then these students should be rocking some super dark lenses. This year, a group of students at Cary High School (a public school near SAS headquarters in North Carolina) are preparing to
Even though I’ve worked as software technology marketer over the years, I have to admit that on a personal level I’ve probably related more to TV programming than software programming. When it comes to writing, I’ve always gravitated more toward crafting marketing communications than code. And when it comes to
Another benefit of attending the Analytics conference is the SAS Training and SAS Certification exams offered before and after the conference. We interviewed an attendee who just finished the exam for his SAS Certified Predictive Modeler using SAS Enterprise Miner 7 credential. Here’s his advice for people interested in SAS Certifications.
It’s that time of year again. The weather is cooling down and the buzz about the Analytics Conference is heating up. This year’s conference, taking place Oct. 21-22 in Orlando, will bring together more than 1,000 analytics professionals to learn the latest trends, technology and research in the field of
In today’s competitive job market, college graduates need something extra to set themselves apart from the competition. With support from SAS and two of his teaching assistants, Dr. Herb Turner at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education is helping his students gain that competitive edge with a course
This year at SAS Global Forum, the theme is “Strength in Numbers” and SAS Education is offering a number of training and certification opportunities to strengthen your SAS knowledge. We hope that you will take advantage of this unique chance to take a class, get SAS certified and attend the
The SAS Global Certification program hit a significant milestone this year by awarding the 50,000th SAS credential. The program has come a long way since its launch 14 years ago. You can now validate your SAS skills in a variety of credentials including: SAS Programming Analytics Administration Data Management Business
With their mass SAS appeal, these twelve books packed a powerful punch in 2012. From SAS and JMP basics to more advanced applications, to SAS certification, to business intelligence - these titles cover a range of users' interests. Did you use any of these titles this year? Do you have any predictions for popular book topics
SAS has a long history of supporting the academic community in a variety of ways and that certainly includes support from the SAS Global Certification program. Did you know that students, faculty and staff of academic institutions can qualify for a 50% discount when taking a SAS exam? When you