Is it Wise to Switch Subjects after Failing?

Hi Tutor MJ I failed P1 twice now. The last time was back in April with a score of 95. It was extremely frustrating to know that I got far but just not far enough. I self-studied with **bleep bleep** (another tuition provider), whose material was too detailed, it added to much confusion on my part. … Continue reading Is it Wise to Switch Subjects after Failing?

Tuition vs Self Study?

Hi Tutor MJ I really enjoy your posts and all the student questions you answer. But I have a big one to make and I want you to be real honest about it. I am planning to take the OCS in the next sitting. And from what I've read in your posts, the sooner I start, the more time I have to get ready. Can I do this on my own (self-study)? Or do I really need to sign up with a tuition provider? … Continue reading Tuition vs Self Study?

SWOT Me an Analysis

Dear Tutor MJI'm new to the whole business case scenario and case study exams.What's the best way to start digesting a business case study?Yours,Ryan Good day RyanI always advise students that the first step to any case study analysis is to SWOT it up. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. A SWOT analysis … Continue reading SWOT Me an Analysis

Answer Structure – Do I Really Need to Get It?

Hi Tutor MJ What does it mean when I get a feedback on my mock script that I need an answer structure in place? I think I answer the questions okay, but this structure thing is really getting to me. I didn't know I had to have one. I thought CIMA studies were about Accounting, … Continue reading Answer Structure – Do I Really Need to Get It?

Insurmountable Model Answers and How to Beat Them

Hi Tutor MJ I had recently bought the mock exams for MCS. I tried my hand on the first and second mocks. I found the mocks tough. Regardless though, I had thought that I produced decent answer scripts, but when I saw the model answers provided by the tuition provider for both mocks, I was literally … Continue reading Insurmountable Model Answers and How to Beat Them