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Tomando el Examen de la CIA 5/5 (2)

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¡Hola! Me llamo Melvin Matias. Yo soy tomando el examen de la CIA. ¡Acompáñame en este viaje! Quién Soy Soy Licenciado en Contabilidad, con maestría en Alta Gerencia (certificación en finanzas). Miembro del Instituto Global de Auditoria Interna, actualmente gerente de auditoria interna para una multinacional, 10 años de experiencia en auditoria externa e interna, […]

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Taking the CIA Exam: The Journey from Part 1 to Part 3 5/5 (2)

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Hi! My name is Laura Smith. I live in the UK, and I’m taking the CIA exam. The Plan for Taking the CIA Exam Right now, I am studying for the CIA exam, and I’ve scheduled my first exam part for October. I already got ahead of myself and booked a holiday for immediately the […]

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My CIA Exam Part 3 Review with 3 Different Providers 5/5 (2)

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Hello! I am Eshba Evalyn Hadassah. I was born and raised in India. Success with CIA Exam Part 1 and Part 2 Review At present, I work as a staff accountant at a CPA firm in New York. I started studying for the CIA exam in October 2017, so my journey has already lasted a […]

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How to Prepare for the CIA Exam as a Working Parent 5/5 (2)

Hi! I am Glaiza M. Macaspac, a CPA in the Philippines. I’m also a wife and mother of one. This article features my perspective on how to prepare for the CIA exam as a working parent. What My Professional Background Looks Like I started my career at the top accounting firm in the Philippines. At […]

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Tips for Passing CIA Exam Part 3: Igmar van Niekerk’s CIA Journey 5/5 (2)

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First of all, I absolutely love this blog and the work Stephanie is doing. The information provided in the blog is always insightful about what to expect in the CIA journey. At the same time, the blog has provided me with motivation during difficult times. Thankfully, I will now be able to participate in this […]

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Thank You for Staying 5/5 (1)

Hello, thanks for staying on my email list. If you have questions at all, just send me a note via email or drop a comment here. I’d love to know how you are doing! Stephanie Whether you are excited, frustrated or about to give up on this CIA exam, my bloggers have been there. Read […]

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My CRMA Certification Overview 5/5 (2)

Lynnel is our blogger from the Philippines. She passed all the three CIA exam parts recently, and has been exploring the specialty exams. Hi everyone, I am back to discuss one of the specialty exams I mentioned on my previous post, CRMA, which I am planning to take by the end of this year or […]

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Diary of a CIA Exam Retaker: Episode 2 5/5 (2)

Secil is our latest CIA exam blogger from Istanbul, Turkey. She just passed Part 1 after failing it once. This is her second post sharing the valuable lesson. In my previous post I told you about three mistakes have caused me failed from Part 1. They were: Wrong study method; Failure to apply theory to […]

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My 12 Steps after Passing the CIA Exam 5/5 (2)

Annette is our first exam blogger from Namibia. She passed Part 1 and 2, and is working on the last part. She finally passed the exam in February 2017. I thought I write a quick post about the process I followed after passing my final Part. Remark: I passed 6th Feb and my program expiry […]

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Internal Audit Practitioner Program: Worth it or Not? 5/5 (2)

Lynnel is our CIA exam blogger from the Philippines. She writes every Friday. Being new to the industry with zero prior experience is a challenge to look for a job within my expectations. So, after having worked for a year, I decided to quit my job to enhance my credentials and study full-time for the […]

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