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Steer Clear of Surprises

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Life is full of surprises. It's not that there's one surprise after another, all day every day, of course. Most of the time, we have a general idea what to expect out of each new day and there aren't a whole lot of crazy variations or breathtaking revelations. Humans are creatures of habit and we actually spend a fair amount of time building predictability and familiarity into whatever constitutes the daily routine for each of us.

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There are, naturally, things lurking out there in the world that we are ignorant of until either directly encountering them, or learning about them by some other means. Suppose, for example, that you were a turkey on a farm. You might look around and judge, in your limited brain, that things are pretty good. Out there somewhere, however, is that fateful day when you actually come face-to-face with what's in store for most turkeys on most farms.

Although terrible things do happen from time to time, there's probably not a realization quite that stark in store for most of us. Still, it's good to have a general idea of what lies ahead and do what you can to prepare for it. Sometimes that early-morning rainstorm never materializes, and you end up running for miles and miles wearing a jacket (or at least carrying it tied around your waist by the sleeves) that you didn't really need.

Don't take that to mean that you can do whatever strikes your fancy and expect to get by just fine. Preparation, as they say, precedes power. Here at TestOut Continuing Education, our LabSim-fueled courseware offers some of the best preparation there is for anyone hoping to succeed at a certification exam. Want to tackle that CompTIA A+ or CCNA Routing & Switching exam with confidence? We've got you covered.

Sooner or later, you will encounter some unpleasant surprises that really couldn't have been foreseen or prepared for. That makes it all the more imperative to put in the work when it comes to situations and circumstances where you have a clear sense of what's in store. There's no real reason to ever be caught off guard by a certification exam. Start your training today with TestOut, and you won't be.


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