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How to Earn a CBAP or CCBA in 3 Months

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On your journey to the CBAP® or the CCBA®, you may find your motivation lagging or have nagging questions about the application or examination process. This journalistic series of week-by-week articles answer many of your questions while also motivating you to work through these challenges. The author chronicles her trials, tribulations, and successes with honesty and transparency.

You’ll learn:
-How to stay motivated to get through the CBAP® or CCBA® application.
-How to use different study methods to absorb the information in the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge® Guide and increase your chances of passing the exam the first time.
-The most important question you absolutely must answer to make it through your journey.
-How to leverage exam prep resources to build up your confidence.
-What taking the CBAP® exam is really like.

In addition to a step-by-step guide to earning your CBAP® or CCBA®, you'll receive some indispensable comic relief and a strong dose of inspiration.

-The Pre-Story: Three Years of Passive Resistance
-Week 1: Deciding to Go For It
-Week 2: Finishing the Dreaded Work History Section
-Week 3: The Difference Between Getting It and Being Exam-Ready
-Week 4: Finding My “Why”
-Week 5: Reading the Introduction to the BABOK Guide
-Weeks 6 and 7: Settling Into a Study Rhythm
-Week 8: Scheduling the Exam
-Week 9: I’m Smart, Why Do I Feel So Stupid?
-Week 10: The BABOK Guide Makes So Much Sense When ....
-Week 11: Taking the Full Practice Exam
-Week 12, Part 1: Today is the Day!
-Week 12, Part 2: Putting a “C” in My “BAP”
-Looking Back on the CBAP Exam Simulators
-The Post-Story: Looking Back on the CBAP
-Appendix A: A Quick Guide to the CBAP/CCBA
-How to Earn Your Professional Development Hours (PDs)

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