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Old 02-07-2019, 10:36 PM
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Howís it coming along everyone?
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I've 2 modules out of 10 to go. It's the corporate finance part that's left. The lessons are taking me less time to cover now than the derivatives material.

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Old 02-11-2019, 12:37 AM
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I'm on Decision Trees using CA manual. I'll be done with the readings by tonight since I had studied it in the ASM last sitting. Should be doing quizzes then exam in ADAPT before the weekend until exam day.
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I've started doing Adapt quizzes (with notes), will do those for another couple of weeks before I take them away.
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Old 02-13-2019, 07:56 PM
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Been consistently getting 21/30 on Adapt level 5.3 exams for the last two weeks. Hopefully I can improve that within the next few weeks before the exam. How's everybody else doing?
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Old 02-14-2019, 10:25 AM
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Just started practice exams last week. Currently at 4.6 just switching between taking a test then reviewing the problems & going into the manual to look at material I got wrong.
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Old 02-16-2019, 02:36 PM
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Iím at EL 4.3 right now. Iíve got a weeks break before I start school again. Iím going to grind out on quizzes and exam. Hopefully Iíll get my EL above 6 before the end of this month.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:21 PM
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EL is at 5.9. Just took a test at that level and got 18/30... My head was spinning the entire time lol.

Gonna review that and finish up making flashcards from the Berk Demarzo readings. Still have a ton of studying to do with what feels like not a lot of time at all
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Hey everyone. So... If I cancel the my IFM sitting at the last moment, do you know whether that goes on my testing record? I am feeling somewhat ill-prepared, and I am seriously considering postponing until July. I know the registration fee is not refunded, but are there other drawbacks to cancelling an exam?
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:12 AM
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You should sit for it, especially since you’re not getting your money back. There is no substitute for first hand exposure to these exams.

But to answer your question directly, since it would be rude not to: I don’t think you get blacked balled in any way for cancelling, but it definitely doesn’t impact your “testing record”. Your transcript won’t even reflect it since you didn’t sit. And even if it did, no one looks at the transcript but you anyway. They just check the boxes for your ASA/ACAS
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