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Old 03-12-2020, 03:57 AM
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I'm on level 5 after so many exams but only get 18/30 correct. Can anyone tell me how's my preparation?
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Old 03-12-2020, 04:32 PM
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I'm on level 5 after so many exams but only get 18/30 correct. Can anyone tell me how's my preparation?
I had a little less than 5 going into both P and FM and passed, so it's not impossible. On the other hand, I had around a 6 EL in November and got a 5. Just keep studying and reviewing the problems you've gotten wrong and make sure you understand how to solve them now. When is your exam?
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Old 03-13-2020, 07:35 AM
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https://www.prometric.com/closures

Does anyone else fear that their prometric center will close due to the virus? Has anyone been affected by the closings already?
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Old 03-13-2020, 05:48 PM
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Got my prelim pass today!!!!
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Old 03-14-2020, 12:53 AM
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Got my prelim pass today!!!!
Congrats!

What CA level would you say the actual exam was? I just passed a 6.95 exam to reach an EL of 7.7 and Iím wondering how I should prepare over the next two days (sitting is on Monday).

I failed with a 5 back in November (I think my EL was at around 4.85 when I took it then) so Iím trying to be prepared for every angle they throw at me.
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Old 03-14-2020, 03:57 AM
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I had a little less than 5 going into both P and FM and passed, so it's not impossible. On the other hand, I had around a 6 EL in November and got a 5. Just keep studying and reviewing the problems you've gotten wrong and make sure you understand how to solve them now. When is your exam?
my exam is on Thursday
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Old 03-14-2020, 04:01 AM
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Got my prelim pass today!!!!
Congratulations!! how was the exam? and what earned level did u achieved before appearing in the exam?
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Old 03-14-2020, 09:01 AM
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Congrats!

What CA level would you say the actual exam was? I just passed a 6.95 exam to reach an EL of 7.7 and Iím wondering how I should prepare over the next two days (sitting is on Monday).

I failed with a 5 back in November (I think my EL was at around 4.85 when I took it then) so Iím trying to be prepared for every angle they throw at me.
I think youíre in a really good spot. I had an EL of 6 but I only took 1 practice exam. Instead of taking harder PEs, I opted to do as many level 5 and 6 quizzes as I could. That seemed to help a lot for exam day. I would say overall it was between ad 5.5 and a 6, but I got lucky with a lot of really easy quantitative problems. I would make sure you know the high level qualitative stuff though.
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Old 03-16-2020, 04:03 PM
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Got my preliminary pass on Saturday!

Little background - I failed the exam back in November with a 4 (EL was a 6.68). I honestly think I choked and was stressed out from my job as it was our busiest season.

Since then, I took so many more practice exams and did more practice problems and got my EL up to a 9.68. Did about 3000 practice problems overall.

I probably over-prepared, but the exam seemed very simple (I would say the equivalent to a level 5 exam). Some questions definitely try to trick you, so read it over very carefully, take a deep breath, write down what you know, and work it out from there.
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Old 03-17-2020, 03:43 PM
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Prelim pass today with EL of 5.46. Failed in November (281 study hours) and passed this sitting with an additional 124 study hours.

Thought the exam was around 5-6 EL.
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