Aloha Everyone,I recently sat for part I of the CMA exams and I have to say it was one of the most difficult exams I've ever taken. Like most of you, I put in several hours of studying after work and even worked with a tutor on the weekends. Though I felt prepared I still feel I didn't prepare enough and I honestly feel like I barely passed the 50% threshold on the MCQ's.I've read from both Hock and CMAExamAcademy that 10 out of 100 MCQs don't count towards your grade. Does anyone know if this is true for all versions of the exam? It's incredibly nerve wrecking trying to figure out if you may have passed or not but it would make me feel much better if this is actually true. I feel that I did very well on the essays and if a 60 out of 100 could really bring my MCQ score up to 67% it would be such a relief. I know this may be the first time people are hearing about it and I bet it would really calm your nerves if you're waiting for your scores like me.
Thanks for reading and best of luck to all of you working hard to earn those three letters!Mahalo!
Congratulations on passing part 1, Peter! Thanks for your honest response! Wow - you've definitely calmed my nerves down. I've always read about candidates being nervous of the results but very rarely do I see them come back to reveal whether they passed or not. I'll go ahead and use my free time on studying for part 2. Thanks so much for your responses!
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