Plan Your Answers
It’s tempting to think that more time writing means you’re more likely to pick up more marks. That isn’t the case. Passing the ACCA professional papers is about efficiency: getting the most marks in the least time.
To do this, you must plan your answers. 15 minutes planning at the outset will save you much more than 15 minutes writing time, by allowing you to write well-structured and efficient answers.
15 minutes planning at the outset will save you much more than 15 minutes writing time…
Once you’ve chosen the questions you’re going to answer, take time to read the rubric very carefully and work out exactly what the examiner wants to see.
Many ACCA students end up writing what they thought the examiner wanted to see – which is a sure-fire way to fail.
Plot the structure of each answer and note down the points you’re going to make and in which order. To earn a pass on the ACCA professional papers you must demonstrate strategic and logical style – the ability to write a long-form, professional response that flows