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The BA beta was useful.
I'm still trying to collect my feelings on this. It made me really, really good at a lot of things that didn't get tested and I think that led to a false sense of security?

I wasn't thrilled with where I was at going in but I thought I might have had a fighting chance. Then I flipped through the exam and wondered if I had even studied at all.
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I'm still trying to collect my feelings on this. It made me really, really good at a lot of things that didn't get tested and I think that led to a false sense of security?

I wasn't thrilled with where I was at going in but I thought I might have had a fighting chance. Then I flipped through the exam and wondered if I had even studied at all.
The great thing about Battle Acts is that it gives you a game plan by teaching the absolute necessities 1st and foremost. This was my second sitting and the syllabus is still overwhelming. I went through BA's top 12 readings a BUNCH of times. I probably wouldn't have if not for the beta b/c I'm bad about trying to learn everything instead of MASTERING the necessities. I still tried to learn everything, but the top 12 I knew WELL.

I think paring BA with Casual Fellow will be a popular combo (master BA and fill in blanks with CF). CF explains things well and has good original problems.
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I'm still trying to collect my feelings on this. It made me really, really good at a lot of things that didn't get tested and I think that led to a false sense of security?

I wasn't thrilled with where I was at going in but I thought I might have had a fighting chance. Then I flipped through the exam and wondered if I had even studied at all.
There were definitely questions on things that BA states aren't tested often, enough of them that I was surprised. But I at least recognized everything that was asked which I can't say is always true of my exam sittings.
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Is there any source material worth reading more compared to the rest? I plan on purchasing TIA, but I am waiting for exam 5 results so I thought I could casually read something in my spare time to get a head start without spending any money.
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Is there any source material worth reading more compared to the rest? I plan on purchasing TIA, but I am waiting for exam 5 results so I thought I could casually read something in my spare time to get a head start without spending any money.
Read COPLFR. It's long and boring, but you are guaranteed multiple questions on the exam. You're going to have to read it several times so you might as well start early.

Otherwise, you can start on Odomorik and focus on Ch 6-9 and 14-15 to get started.
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Read COPLFR. It's long and boring, but you are guaranteed multiple questions on the exam. You're going to have to read it several times so you might as well start early.

Otherwise, you can start on Odomorik and focus on Ch 6-9 and 14-15 to get started.
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For sure COPLFR is the one to tackle since the manual is just straight regurgitation of the text and you are guaranteed to get a handful (3+) questions each sitting on it.

Have fun, I hope I never have to see that paper ever again (Fingers Crossed)
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