Microsoft Offers Free Exam Retakes Through June
Popular "second-shot" promotion keeps coming back; this time, it's worldwide.
Today Microsoft reintroduced its "Second Shot" promotion that gives candidates a free retake opportunity on a failed Microsoft exam.
The offer applies to any Microsoft IT Professional, Developer or Dynamics exam taken now through June 30, and is available through Pearson Vue and Prometric testing centers worldwide. The retake must be taken by July 31.
To participate, candidates must first register with Microsoft and obtain a promotion code. This promotion code must be used when signing up for the original exam.
The exam and the retake must be taken through same test delivery provider. There is no limit to the number of exams candidates can register for.
Retakes normally cost the same as the original exam: $125 (U.S.). To sign up for this promotion, go here.
Becky Nagel is the vice president of Web & Digital Strategy for 1105's Converge360 Group, where she oversees the front-end Web team and deals with all aspects of digital projects at the company, including launching and running the group's popular virtual summit and Coffee talk series . She an experienced tech journalist (20 years), and before her current position, was the editorial director of the group's sites. A few years ago she gave a talk at a leading technical publishers conference about how changes in Web browser technology would impact online advertising for publishers. Follow her on twitter @beckynagel.