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. Right now I am almost finished with chapter
3. My goal is to get through 2-3
chapters per week. I know it is going to be a little bit of a struggle with the
holidays but it is something that has to be done.
I’ve stayed committed
to my studying time at work on Friday afternoons for the past two weeks. I’ve read the chapter and highlighted the
answers to the questions at the end.
When I’ve come to a difficult to understand concept I took a note of it
so I can go back at a later time and review it so I can get a better
understanding of this material.
intended on getting a lot of reading done this weekend but I spent a lot of
time preparing for Christmas. Now that
I’m mostly caught up on my holiday to do list studying should be much
easier. I’m going to come up with a
schedule that I will have to hold myself to for studying so that I don’t feel
Over the next few weeks
my biggest obstacle to overcome is going to be myself. I know that I have issues with procrastination. I need to hold myself accountable from here
on out and make sure that I set accomplishable goals to keep myself on
track. I start back to school one week
before the exam so I would like to have the good understanding of the
My biggest take away so
far in the preparation for this exam is the importance of taking a very large
amount of information and splitting it into smaller more manageable
pieces. I even applied this idea to my
classes this past semester and it makes the subject so much easier to
understand. Studying for the exam will
be go very smoothly if I can stay focused on taking each chapter and breaking
it into smaller pieces that will be easier to understand and review.