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P1 or P2 or P3

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P1 or P2 or P3

Hi, i am new to community here.

I've completed F8 and all the rest of the F level are exempted.

Now I am considering of taking only P1 paper for the coming June'2015 or together with any of P2 or P3?

P.S. I am part time student, currently working at audit firm, coming season will be expected to be peak period for audit.

Can anyone advise on this?

December 8th 2014 AN ACCA USER 220 Points

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It depends on how comfortable you are with the study load and how much time you can allocate to your studies. Most accounting firms require their trainees to take 2 to 3 exams in each sitting, meaning that studying 2 to 3 papers is certainly possible, but at the same time you have to remember that they usually get college days and study leave. Do you get any college days or study leave or any support from your firm to take your exams?

If you are efficient with your study timetable, you should be able to manage it. You will need to plan your study and study over weekends. Will you be able to sacrifice a bit of your social life?
While it is the start or busy season, things tend to calm down around April, May. However once again, it depends on your client portfolio and their year ends.

So you need to factor in various things and you are the best to judge your situation.

December 30th 2014 AN ACCA USER 3,110 Points
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I would suggest that you take P1 and P3 ( Both are about knowledge. Just a few numbers involved in P3. You will be able to do these two easily if you allocate enough time to your studies.)

You can then go for P2 and P7 together later as both are related. You can take P level papers in any order now.

Best of Luck.

February 18th 2015 AN ACCA USER 5,330 Points 1 Flag
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P3 is raleted to P1
January 7th 2015 AN ACCA USER 140 Points
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Mate, Do P1 only. i would suggest..

February 27th 2015 AN ACCA USER 630 Points
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p1 and p2 this session is enough for two papers if u r working
March 4th 2015 AN ACCA USER 330 Points
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I suggest P1 and P2 , theory + cals papers you will find interesting

March 27th 2015 AN ACCA USER 390 Points