Joan is our blogger who took the CMA exam with a full time job, family and a young daughter.
Even though she failed Part 1 on her first attempt, she didn’t lose hope. She retook and passed Part 1, and swiftly passed Part 2 afterwards.
In this introductory post, Joan talks about how she re-evaluated her career path and finally decided to go for CMA qualification, in order for her to compete and stand out from the other candidates.
Joan analyzes why she failed Part 1, on possible reasons why that happened. One major reason is procrastination, which is among the most common reasons for busy professionals. Check out her other reasons here.
In this post she shares her feelings and emotions when she got the IMA email, and realized she didn’t make it. She then talks about how she was able to cope with such failure.
Joan tells us how she was juggling between work, family and study. She knew that many aspiring CMAs share the same experience.
In this post, she shares her effective ways to study as a working mom. How she was able to manage to study and what works for her.
Joan shares her mental experience while preparing and taking Part 2 of the exam. She went through a lot but she decided to go for it.
Joan passed the exam! It was such a relief and joy after all the hard work and what she has been through. She gave ideas and tips on all the requirements of IMA in order to finally obtain the certification.
Check out the experience of fellow readers / candidates around the world!
Kumusta kayong lahat (it means “how are you all” in Filipino)? I am Joan from the Philippines and I will be sharing with you my experiences, challenges and stories all throughout my CMA journey.
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