Waqar is our blogger who has recently completed the CMA exam: Part 1 on his second attempt, and Part 2 on his first. Here is his story.
Waqar’s Successful CMA Exam Story
In this first post, Waqar shared how his journey started when his friend told him about CMA Certification.
Waqar tried both Wiley and Gleim. He discussed how Gleim wins in several ways.
There has been changes in the CMA exam content in 2015. Waqar discussed his thoughts on the changes and the resulting approach.
As he went through the study units, Waqar highlighted the important points for Part 2 Exam. He explained how he utilized the book and practice questions, and how he did his own “cheat sheet”.
Exam was coming up and Waqar shared his feelings then, and how he got himself mentally get ready based on his experience from Part 1.
Eagerly waiting for the result, and what he did in between.
Waqar decided to go for CIA if he passed his CMA exam. Why CIA? Read further for his thought process.
Reflecting on his own experience, Waqar shared the common mistakes CMA students make during preparation, focusing on how to review the materials as well as on time management.
Waqar shares 3 rather unconventional secrets on how to tackle and prepare for the exam.
What does the final week of waiting feel like? Let’s hear what Waqar says. He also explores how IMA adds value to candidates in addition to the certification.
Excitement beyond words! Waqar shared the good news and his gratitude to those who made his dream come true.
As a conclusion of his own CMA journey, Waqar shared his recommendations on how to prepare for the CMA Exam if he were to do this again.
After pretty good feedback from his followers, Waqar decided to write a 3-part series on his CMA journey, and how to keep himself motivated in the process.
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