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Blogger Kate: Week 12
In retrospect, I am glad that I took the test when I did, but that is only because it is over and I passed. I know I did not give myself enough time to study.   Read more...

7/16/2012 | Comments (2)

Blogger Kate: Week 11
I managed to answer all of the questions in a bit over 2 ½ hours. I quickly looked to see what I had flagged for review.  Read more...

7/2/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 10
After test four, I took a break. I went to yoga and took a quick run, something I had been denying myself but I desperately needed for my sanity.  Read more...

6/18/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 9
I am continuing to take the tests at the end of the chapters. I am hopeful I am not just memorizing the answers, however, as the numbers and questions don’t change.  Read more...

6/4/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 8
I am starting again at the beginning, so today I went back through modules 1 and 2. These modules are a bit like the first few chapters in a textbook you had in high school; easy as can be but the foundation of everything that is going to come down the line, so you better have a good understanding of what they mean.  Read more...

5/21/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 7
The good news is that everything is read now and I can begin studying by review, which I find much more enjoyable.  Read more...

5/7/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 6
But the bright side is that most of the questions I got wrong are from modules 4 and 5. Furthermore, it shows that the AFP Learning System is posing questions that test the person’s knowledge who is studying for the test. They are not “gimme” questions at all.  Read more...

4/23/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 5
Policy and procedure feel intuitive to me, as does most of risk management, so the hurdle I have in module 6 will be the learning of the technology standards.  Read more...

4/9/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 4
I shifted gears and began to study the later chapters. One thing that I am having trouble with in the later chapters is trying to make flashcards. For example, Chapter 16’s “Policies and Procedures” section seems so intuitive it made for easy reading, but hard to put onto flashcards  Read more...

3/26/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 3
What is my solution to the winter darkness? Stay home longer and study!  Read more...

3/12/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 2
I am two and a half weeks into my study schedule. As usual, things have not gone as planned.  Read more...

2/27/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Kate: Week 1
I will be using the AFP Learning System to study; there are six modules. I intend to work through each module in two weeks, reading, utilizing homemade flashcards and using the online tools provided. I will carve out 1 hour in the morning each day to study  Read more...

2/23/2012 | Comments (0)

CTP Exam Prep Blogs: Introduction
Welcome to the CTP Exam Preparation Blog. We will be featuring four guest bloggers who, like you, are CTP candidates. Read about their journey as they prepare for the CTP exam.  Read more...

2/23/2012 | Comments (0)

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