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Best tips on how to pass CIMA exam

Marketa

This is all backed by extensive research into adult learning and our own experience in teaching accountancy

  1. Simplification

  2. Repetition, Repetition, Repetition...

  3. Testing

  4. Objective Test Questions

1) SIMPLIFICATION

This is really the job of your lecturer - be it offline or online. If they don't make it seem simple then get out of there and find someone who does. That's what you're paying for.

2) REPETITION, REPETITION, REPETITION

After the simplification, you need to now re-visit the basics, the principles. Do it often. Ideally by watching the Recap videos  or by recapping the Revision notes we created for you. 

Without this - you are making it 10x harder for yourself come exam time.

Aim to recap everything at least 4 times.

3) TESTING

This works in the same way as recaps but it is mimicking how your brain has to work in the actual exam - more recent studies are showing this is absolutely vital.

Do it by simple doing the Progress Tests (In the Classroom & Revision Course) or MCQs.

4) OBJECTIVE TEST QUESTIONS

This is to create an awareness of exactly how you will be tested, and to make you aware of the exam style, the depth of knowledge needed.

Obviously we do all of this in the Online Classroom AND the Revision Courses for you - but regardless of whether you study with us or not - these 4 factors will make your studying more efficient and effective.

Wishing you well as ever,

Marketa & Richard