You will be surprised to learn that there are only 3 key steps you need to follow in order to be well prepared for CIPS exams. I have shared these many many times, and if you can manage to achieve them you will succeed. This time, i am also sharing the reason why for each:
- Read course material cover to cover
Why? CIPS will test you from any section of the course material. ANY. So you need a very brief idea because you can be caught completely unaware which would be the worst case scenario. Even if its basic reading through cover to cover, do it, its much better than not at all
Why? You will have sometime in the course of your day that you could use for catching up on your study. Lunch hour, traffic jams, waiting in line, many many chances that you are wasting time. Brag the short notes they will help you master key areas for CIPS exam preparation. I only have Level 4 short notes which are really at a minimal fee considering you have a whole journey ahead.
- Test yourself with past exam papers
Why? One of the most effective ways to prepare for exams is to practice taking past versions. This helps you get used to the format of the questions, and if you time yourself can also be good practice for making sure you spend the right amount of time on each section. Also, read the examiners assessments as those will add value to your study time.