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Microsoft Learning: Buy More Exams, Get a Bigger Discount

If you act before the end of the year, you can cash in on up to half off on Microsoft certification exams. Because the more exams you buy, the more you save you can rack up some nice savings.

Microsoft has some great year-end certification deals!For years and years now, Microsoft Learning has usually made some kind of certification discount offer in the last quarter of the calendar year. The latest offer is a bit of a departure from the numerous free retake offers we’ve seen from Microsoft in recent years. This time, they’re offering an escalating discount.


The discount applies to upcoming MCP exams, as described in Selina Winter’s Dec. 1 Born to Learn blog post entitled Save up to 50 percent on MCP Exams In fact, there’s quite bit to this latest round of discounts aimed at increasing certification testing, so let me unpack it for you.


There are three elements to this latest offer:


1) An escalating discount schedule for MCP Exam purchases, including a nice retroactive kicker for those who’ve already purchased MCP exams in the second half of 2017.


2) 35 percent Savings on Microsoft Press cert prep titles for Exam Ref books and ebooks.


3) 30 percent savings on MeasureUp MCP practice tests from Mindhub.


The first two elements come with an expiration date of Dec. 31. The final element stays in effect until April 30. Good stuff! Keep reading for more details


Escalating Discount Schedule for MCP Exams


Take any exam during the promotional period which expires on April 30, and get 25 percent off on your next exam after that. If you purchase additional exams at the same time, the discount goes up to 50 percent for each additional exam after that, for as many as you want to buy. Exams may be purchased from any of the following outlets:


Direct purchase from Microsoft Learning


Purchase through an MS Learning Partner or a Pearson VUE testing center




If you’ve taken one or more MCP exams since July 1 (the starting date for the second half of the year), then you’re already eligible for discounts, but only if you make upcoming purchases on the Microsoft Learning website. Here's a link to all the fine print for the discount offer details, if you think you might quality for any of these discount options.