Any CAMS certified people out there? Tips? Tricks?
Is it worth getting?

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Unfortunately, I am probably a bad example. I had been working in AML for awhile, studied for two weeks and passed. Test was still tough though. I think the average amount of time is about 6 weeks to 4 months depending on how much time you can dedicate while still working. Focus on the Compliance and investigation sections

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RSM 1 would you mind sharing how long did the testing process took you from the beginning till the end? And what is your study habit, ex: working while studying or strictly studying? Thank you!

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Certified and definitely worth getting if it is the field you are trying to work in or are already participating in. It is definitely a certification that is viewed highly in the industry. The test is not easy though, so definitely study

If you plan on staying in AML or breaking into it, I highly recommend getting it, as employers and clients like seeing it as a credential. I found going through the study guide (and of course, industry experience) to be the most beneficial for the exam. I personally found the online class to be a waste, as it just has the study guide in PowerPoint format.

I have it. Basically just listened to the provided audiobook. All memorization really.

If you have worked on any AML engagement for 3-6 months you will ace the exam with a week of preparation. Exam is super simple I breeze through it in less than 50% of the time allocated. Companies like the CAMS credential though to be honest exam material is very basic doesn’t add much to your knowledge.

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