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Hello! Could you please share your experience, is it possible to sit more than one exam a session having full-time job?

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December 18th 2017 AN ACCA USER 130 Points 1 Flag

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I am Aurelien recently fully qualified. It's possible but you will be overloaded with work given the commitment required to pass these exams.
With my experience, I won't advice you to do that and beside you need good grades/pass mark I do believe.
Focus on a single paper at once.

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 250 Points 1 Flag
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Hi, it totally depends on you and how committed you are. I normally sat two exams at a time, fulltime job, three year old daughter at home and pregnant also. A lot of discipline is required. Tell yourself you can and you will.

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 220 Points
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Well i have recently attempted my last paper of P7 this December'17 and during that time i had to do two job. My schedule from the start of September to the end of November was that i had to reach my office by 10 in the morning and i got of at around 6 or quarter past 6, then i had to rush to my class which was supposed to start at 6:30 and lasted till 8:30. After the class i used to go to tutor a 12 Grade kid. After doing all these activities i had no time in the weekdays to study. I tried to be very attentive in my class because that was the only time i had, to study. Somehow i managed to prepare myself for the exam and i think that i might get affiliated this time.
So i think it all depends on how committed we are to achieve our goals and how we manage our time and our priorities. I believe that there are people out there who are even more capable and effective than i am and will definitely be able to study 2 or more exams along with there jobs.

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 160 Points
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Hi, hope you're doing well.

It totally depends on how committed you are and along with that it also depends on the field of work . Especially if you work is related to accounting it's quite possible that you'll be gaining practical accounting skills , eventually which may help in studies as well.
To be honest I'm a full time student but my professor has advised me to go for apprenticeship ( in Accounts related) so that I'd gain practical accounting skills .


December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 160 Points
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Depends on two factors for me: The time and level of commitment you can make/ how long you have to sit these papers(i.e are you starting now for March or is it two for June( that is easier)) and also what level of paper you are going to sit.

It is possible, but it is likely you will be stretched especially at the professional stage and the option papers i.e P4-P7 with more than one at a time will be very difficult.

Can I ask where you are i.e. What module? This may help to see which modules will be suited to go with that module.

Many Regards.

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 530 Points
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It's all about desire, determination and discipline. If you could discipline yourself to commit an average of 1 hour a day per subject for personal study, you can. However, subject mix also matters, an easy and a calculation will do.

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 320 Points
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To be frank with you. It practically impossible to sit more than one exams with full time job unless you have to prepare for more than 3months. Especially when youre attempting a calculation paper like p6

December 19th 2017 AN ACCA USER 180 Points