The CMA Exam Essay Questions: Everything You Need to Know

The CMA Exam Essay Questions

The CMA Exam essay questions stress a lot of people out. After all, Certified Management Accountants typically have a background in accounting or finance — we’re not writers! As long as you’ve mastered the exam content enough to do well on the multiple-choice questions, some simple strategies will help you succeed on the essays, too. I’d like to share with you … Read More

How to Become an Accountant: Career Paths, Degrees, and Certifications

How to become an accountant

Becoming an accountant is not typically hyped up as an exciting career path — but it’s a more dynamic field than you might know. Many highly-paid and ambitious careers are built from a foundation in accounting. That’s because accountants are indispensable for any company. Career paths if you become a CMA include corporate executive positions, managing assets, heading up an accounting … Read More

CMA Exam Release Dates

To become a Certified Management Accountant, you will take the CMA exam. This is a rigorous test that requires a lot of prep. Once you put in all the time and effort in preparing for the test, you await your results based on published CMA exam dates. Truth be told, sometimes the wait is the hardest part. The CMA exam … Read More

How Long to Study for the CMA Exam to Be Fully Prepared

how long to study for the cma

Here’s a piece of global advice: If you want to pass the CMA exam, don’t do the bare minimum. When people ask me how long to study for the CMA exam, I recommend at least 16 weeks. This is based on my own experience studying for the CMA, plus the countless people I’ve coached to success at CMA Exam Academy. … Read More

What to Do If You Fail the CMA Exam

With the CMA exam pass rate at a mere 45%, passing both parts of the Certified Management Accountant exam can feel like a daunting task. In other words, 55% fail the CMA exam each year. With odds in favor of failure, it is important to know what to do if you fail the CMA exam, because giving up should never … Read More