Last 3 Tips on the Night Before the Exams

Dear Tutor MJ So tomorrow's the big day I'm taking my MCS exam. I've been at this for the last 6 weeks. I feel so unprepared that I can't sleep. I am thinking of cramming all through the night. What do you think? Will an all-nighter help? Your student, Judy Good day Judy With just … Continue reading Last 3 Tips on the Night Before the Exams

Week-by-Week Rundown on Case Study Exam Preparation

Hi Tutor Mary Jane I was really glad to attend the masterclass last Saturday. I just received the feedback on the last mock and I must admit, I am quite shocked at my efforts on the 3 mocks. Frankly it seems that the depth I am able to go to is just not enough to … Continue reading Week-by-Week Rundown on Case Study Exam Preparation

CIMA in the Great White North

Dear MJ I am a CIMA student at the strategic stages and intend to immigrate to Canada. How useful is the ACMA CGMA qualification in Canada? Yours Ben Dear Ben I actually get asked this question a lot. I suppose it will be quite different for each person. What is useful to one professional might … Continue reading CIMA in the Great White North

Ethics Everywhere – Is It Possible?

Hi Tutor MJ Thank you for giving me feedback so promptly. I note your comments around adding more details to my answers, but my problem seems to be time constraints.  I was a bit shocked at how much "unethical issues" were involved in each question. Everything and everyone on the scenario seemed suspiciously wrong! Or … Continue reading Ethics Everywhere – Is It Possible?

Will Typos Earn Me Negative Marks?

Hello Tutor MJ, I just came back from my first attempt with the Gateway Case Study Exam. I have to say that I am not particularly confident about this exam. Only now do I fully understand why they call this exam a "race versus time". 45 minutes for each task are flying so fast that in … Continue reading Will Typos Earn Me Negative Marks?