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Taking 2 weeks of PTO in September to study for FAR. Already failed once. What are good tips to maximize this time if I plan to sit by dec 10 when the window closes for the year?

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Write down the formulas, rules, and methods as you study, so you can review those notes right before the exam. Practice the research sims as you can get easy points out of those. Don't get trapped with the bait answers for the MCQs, and pay attention to understanding the questions. Take progress tests, so that you know your weakness areas and focus on them. I just took FAR a week ago. It was heavy on leases and consolidation. Remember that's not always the case. For sims, do at least one bank rec sim, one consolidation sim, one cashflow, and one leases sim. This way you will be familiar with how to tackle sims in the exam. Good luck!

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Stressed? You posted the same thing in more than one bowl.

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Well I would recommend to take off the time close to exam. I use to take a week or so off right before the exam so you can cram everything close to exam.

If you’re taking it in Dec you should have taken your two weeks in Nov. That way you would have gotten a two cram week session right before the exam

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