Read By Category

HOCK News

From Brian's Desk

Study Tips

CMA Exam

CIA Exam

CPA Exam

Stay up to date with the HOCK news, exam updates, and receive study tips.

Subscribe to the HOCK Blog

Newest Posts

I’m waiting for my exam result – should I start with the other Part(s)?

By HOCK international | February 24, 2020

After taking an exam, students frequently ask if they should start studying for the next part right away, or if they need to wait for their results first. If you feel that you did well on the exam, I suggest that you should start studying the next part, and here’s why: Even if you do…

Share on:
Read More

Featured Posts

Video: Six Tips for Answering MCQs on the CMA Exams

By HOCK international

In this video, get six tips for answering multiple-choice questions on the CMA exams, including how to quickly eliminate answer choices and use clues from the question to determine the correct answer. For more information about the CMA exam scoring and grading including how many MCQs are not evaluated during the exam (and why) see…

Share on:
Read More

5 Common Mistakes that Exam Candidates Make Studying For an Exam

By Brian Hock

1. Not looking at sample materials before making a purchase We talk, email, and chat with a lot of exam candidates, and too often we hear from students who spent a lot of money – sometimes over $1,000 – on a competitor’s course only to find out that the materials are not easy to understand,…

Share on:
Read More

CPA Exam Considerations for Non-US Candidates

By Brian Hock

A US CPA license is the most widely recognized professional accounting certification in the world. However, that does not mean that it is always the best choice for accounting professionals outside of the United States. There are issues connected to the content of the Exam, eligibility, taking the Exam, getting your license, and the investment…

Share on:
Read More

Recent Posts

CMA Exam and CIA Exam Question Banks

By Yulia Hock | February 20, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we now offer our CMA Exam and CIA Exam Question Bank Packages as separate study tools. Each Question Bank includes:  MCQs with explanations for correct and incorrect answer choices Flash Cards Mock Exams Question Banks are intended for students who have a textbook from another provider and are looking…

Share on:
Read More

Three Reasons Why You Should Take Professional Exams While at University

By Brian Hock | February 17, 2020

When we talk about professional certification exams, we generally think of people with jobs taking the exams to advance their career and increase their earnings potential. However, if you are a university student in accounting or finance, you should seriously consider taking a relevant certification exam while you are still a student. If you would…

Share on:
Read More

CIA Complete with “You Pass or We Pay” Guarantee Now Available

By HOCK international | February 13, 2020

HOCK is pleased to announce the latest addition to our study materials: the CIA Complete Package with “You Pass or We Pay Guarantee.” Our CIA students can now enjoy the same peace of mind and confidence that our CMA students have with our exclusive “You Pass or We Pay” Guarantee that is still the only…

Share on:
Read More

Preparing for CMA Essays and Problems

By Brian Hock | February 11, 2020

In this video, HOCK international President Brian Hock discusses preparing for CMA Exam Essays and Problems and why you shouldn’t be intimidated by the essays and problems.

Share on:
Read More