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Tips for Taking Your Marketo Engage Certification Exam

Becoming officially Marketo Engage Certified is a great way to showcase your expertise in the platform. If you’re preparing to get certified, you may be wondering what it’s like to take it remotely from your own home. I’ve compiled Marketo Certification tips that I’ve gotten from other Marketo Engage Champions as well as my own experience. I hope this helps set you up for success in your journey becoming Marketo Certified!

Current Certification Offerings

Marketo currently offers three exams:

PSI vs Examity

There are two companies that provide remote administration of Marketo exams: PSI and Examity. PSI uses their own software to administer the exam. You can’t download or test your connection ahead of time. This can cause delays when you are ready to take your exam. Examity uses remote meeting software to proctor the exam. This means you can test ahead of time and jump right into the exam when you log in.

I used Examity, and this is the provider recommended by many other test-takers. Here are some tips and tricks for preparing for taking the test in Examity.

Remote Administration via Examity

You need to be able to download remote meeting software on your computer. If you work at a company with tight Information Security policies, check with your IT department ahead of time, or consider using your personal computer. My proctor used GoToMeeting, although other people have reported that theirs was on Zoom. Since they’ll be monitoring you remotely, your computer needs a working camera and microphone.

Tips for Examity Success

In order to make sure that the test is fair for everyone and that nobody is cheating, Examity has certain requirements and concerns that you should be prepared for:

More Exam Resources

Fellow Marketo Engage Champion Veronica Lazarovici wrote a helpful overview of the Adobe Certified Expert – Marketo Engage Business Practitioner exam—with a side-by-side comparison to the old exam—on Marketing Nation.

I hope these Marketo certification tips help you prepare for taking your exam. Got any other suggestions? Post in the comments!

A version of this article was originally published on Marketing Nation. This article was updated in May 2023 to reflect the newest version of the Expert exam.

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