3 tips to study for CMA Exam
CMA exam is one of the toughest exams to pass and get a certification of the management accountant. Students have to dedicate more than 20 hours to prepare for every course to pass the exam with minimum marks. Yet there are three tips to pass exams of CMA online course. Scroll down to know the tips to clear financial modeling courses.
Review the course outline:
Although it sounds stupid or funny, reviewing course outline and complete courses can help you a lot to know about topics and sections in detail. Therefore, it is better to review the courses and parts of CMA from different books and sites. You can watch numerous videos to expand your knowledge about the course outline and get an idea of how to start preparing for the exam. There are tutorials and pdfs that give details and insights about courses and topics to prepare you for the exam.
Prepare Study Plan:
Every person and student has different routine and timetable to follow. Many of the students of CMA have children and family to take care and some have a full-time job. Therefore, you have to craft a study plan and follow it strictly. You can study three to four hours on weekdays while you can dedicate more than ten hours to study for an exam on weekends. It will help you to manage your routine while studying and giving exams.
Follow SQ3R Technique:
Giving exams is all about flushing out what you have memorized. There are many ways to memorize information but the most effective way is the SQ3R Technique. SQ3R Technique focuses on five things:
Before studying, a person should survey the topic. He or she should see the heading and sub-heading to get an idea of what the topic is about. After surveying, they should prepare questions and keep that prepared questions in front of them when they begin to read that topic. You can make notes while reading to make it active or read it constantly. After reading it actively, a student has to close the book and recite and remember what the topics say. After reciting, you can open a book and review highlighted points and notes to see how much you have remembered and what you have missed.
So these are three tips to clear exams of CMA in the first attempt. All you have to do is to study all time but don’t create panic and get confused. Study wisely.