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Multiple-Choice Questions – CMA and CIA Exam Advice

Brian Hock talks about the need to answer every question on the CMA and CIA Exams and the strategy to use for long and difficult questions. Do you know how is the CMA and CIA Exam scores are determined? Learn everything you need to know! How is the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) Exam score determined?…
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CMA US vs CMA India – What Is the Difference?

CMA US or CMA India – which one is better? Both CMA US and CMA India are professional accounting and finance certifications that can help you advance your career. Although there are many similarities between the two, let’s take a look at the differences first.  Designation CMA US – Certified Management Accountant CMA India –…
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Slowly, and then all of a sudden!

Brian Hock talks about the idea of “slowly and then all of a sudden.” This expression is used to describe how someone falls asleep, and was used by Mark Twain to describe how he went bankrupt. Brian sees a lot of similarities between this idea and how CMA, CIA, and CPA students learn some of…
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Should I take the CMA or CPA Exam?

CMA or CPA? I have been asked this question a lot recently, and I would like to offer some thoughts about these two qualifications and provide some insight to think about when choosing between these two credentials. International Recognition First, both CMA and CPA are internationally recognized qualifications supported by international professional organizations. While CPA…
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Three Stages of Passing the Exam

When it comes to passing certification exams, every candidate has to learn the same content. Whether you prefer to prepare by reading, listening, or watching, you must learn the content and be able to answer the questions that are asked on exam. Unlike preparing, there is only one testing method for the exam regardless of…
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Value-Added Exam Prep

Recently, I was talking with someone who was interested in HOCK CMA study materials and I was telling them that HOCK students receive unlimited support for as long as necessary to pass the exams without any time limit. That person responded excitedly, “Wow! That is really a value add!” This reaction started me thinking—value-added activities…
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