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Are paper based exams easier than CBE's?

+4 Votes
Are paper based exams easier than CBE's?


Has anyone found that they got better results when they moved onto paper based exams following CBE's for F1, F2 and F3?

I do well on the practice exams, yet in the CBE I am not getting the same kind of results. I was wondering how people who are further through have found subsequent paper exams and any advice on how to go about studying for them.

Thank you.

July 22nd 2014 AN ACCA USER 160 Points

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+2 Votes

Both paper and cbe exams are of the same rigorous level, the only difference is the environment in which u write them.

July 24th 2014 AN ACCA USER 8,970 Points
+1 Vote

I have found CBES better than manual exams but however it varies from student to student . Some panic during giving a CBE and find manual better for attempting as there's a option at least to explain answer in your own words and to gain few marks while in CBE its either going to be right or completely wrong by just one click .

July 24th 2014 AN ACCA USER 9,230 Points
+1 Vote

hahaa the CBE looks scary a little because it is just new in the system and we are all trying to adapt to it, but i think the CBE MCQ's are manageable as compared to that of the MTQ's but all the same it is an assessment and therefore needs to look like one, so bro, i will they are the same for now

July 25th 2014 AN ACCA USER 180 Points 1 Flag