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Blogger Susan: Week 11
I feel like I didn’t sleep at all last night.  I would wake up every two hours and think about one of the formulas to see if I still remembered it  Read more...

7/6/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 10
While studying the calculations I reverted back to grade school.  When I found myself struggling with one I actually wrote it at least three times then practiced solving it with numbers  Read more...

6/22/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 9
My first piece of advice to anyone reading this would be to start earlier than I have on gaining an understanding of the calculations.  I’ve known about the exam for almost a year now and at this point I feel there is no reason that I shouldn’t have been looking at the calculations before now.  Read more...

6/8/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 8
One positive point is that the when I have practiced the calculations they are coming to me easier than I thought they would.  I still remember many of them from college classes so the practice has been more of a refresher for me.  Read more...

5/25/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 7
I understand the basic definition of puts, calls, options, and forwards.  However, when it comes to answering questions about the details involved with each of those I get confused.  Read more...

5/11/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 6
Currently, my struggles and concerns are mainly the calculations.  I’ve seen just about all of the calculations in the book before in school but there are just so many  Read more...

4/27/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 5


As those of you who work in retail know, December and January are very busy.  We are getting ready to close the year in January and all the preparation begins in December.   Luckily, I have still made the time on Friday afternoon to study. 




4/13/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 4

 Just over a month before the exam and time to step up the studying.  I made it through final exams at school and am now ready to dedicate much more time to the CTP exam. 


3/30/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 3
The hardest obstacle I’ve had to overcome over the past couple of weeks has been work/life balance.  Read more...

3/16/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 2

My first thoughts as I begin to study for the exam are “how am I ever going to get through this entire book and retain anything to take this test?”


3/2/2012 | Comments (0)

Blogger Susan: Week 1
I decided to take the CTP exam shortly after starting my current position. When I was hired for the position the CTP credential was mentioned as something that management in the department would like me to obtain  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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