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With the May exams now over, it's time an ideal time to catch up with getting your practical experience up to date. June’s edition of our student e-magazine, Velocity, is packed full of tips and support to ensure just that.
While you definitely deserve a break from studying, the gap between sitting the exams and getting your results can be a very productive time if you use it to bring your practical experience records up to date, and we’ve got some great advice on how to just that.
Hi all students,
CIMA wil be changing supplier of CIMA official text books with effect from 01st June 2013 from Elsevier to Kaplan. There are not many changes but for those of you who are concerned here are the main points to note;
You are all probably feeling drained/elated/delighted exams are all over. It is a bit of a shock to the system when you have been studying so hard and you now find yourself a little lost. I felt like this after I completed all CIMA exams and I told myself I would never study another course again. I am back on my second one now! I would say take a well deserved break, your body and brain need it, at least until late June.
I am starting a new series of blogs for certificate level paper C03. Today`s blog will be a general introduction and later I will be writing more on the technical side.
Well done to you all who sat for the May 2013 exams, you must be much relieved. I am sure this weekend is some moments you have been waiting for a long timeJ.
Hello guys how are the last minute preparations coming along? Are you guys nervous, scared or super excited I am sure many of you must have sat a CIMA exam before they must be aware of the general exam skills require such as:
Hello guys now it is just a matter of hours before you will sit for your exam make sure you are well familiarized with the exam format and exam techniques for the exam. I am writing about a few of them:
Hi all P3 students,
How are the final days of cramming going for you? In the last few days coming up to exams I would encourage all students to perfect their exam day technique. Do you have a plan you always follow? Practising it will ensure you calm those nerves quickly and get right down to business of passing the exam. So here's my top 5 exam day techniques;
T4 part B is likely to be your final hurdle before becoming a full CIMA member using the ACMA, CGMA designation. You can already see the light of this rather long tunnel, so just keep going and you can do it!
With only one week to go, is it still possible to increase your chance of passing? The answer is absolutely! I have shared some of my top tips in Nov 2012 blog. Here are a few extra tips that hopefully you may find useful:
Hi all P2 students.
Have any of you seen the love letters written by the examiner to you the students. An alternative name are post exam guides. Examiners want to see you pass. By ignoring your love letter how else can the examiner help you. Well he/she tells you that;
ASAP is commonly referring to "as soon as possible", surely this is what exactly you want regarding passing your E3 exam! For those of you who have been studying CIMA for a while or have been reading my blogs, you will also know that ASAP is a suggested answering approach that can help you to tackle long essay type questions. Expert tutor Adrian Sims has demonstrated how to apply this approach using Q3 in the recent March 2013 E3 paper. Find out more in the May FM magazine
With the May exams looming, are you clear on how to apply an ethical framework to the questions posed? Ethical issues are threaded throughout all stages of CIMA exams (below) and you will need to be able to show you would analyse the situation appropriately and respond.
Being guided through the CIMA code of ethics is key and there are a number of resources available to help you think through how to do the right thing.
Hi all, if you missed the strategic level ask a tutor session or want to catch up with the advice given, re-read it below!
Traditional wisdom tells us that there is no free lunch, but this is not always the case. CIMA has put together a range of resources that is free of charge for its student. Not knowing about this? You are missing out!
Free E2 lecture recording
Hi all, if you missed the T4 level ask a tutor session or want to catch up with the advice given, re-read it below!
Hi all P1 students,