- April 16, 2018 at 6:48 pm
@amandamcfadden – Many Congratulations on passing P2 at first attempt.
i am also planing to sit for p2 in June and using OT as main resource to study .
would you like to share any tip on how to it done at first attempt ?April 16, 2018 at 6:56 pm
Pass on 1st attempt 68%. Self study for 6 weeks 2-3h during the week and full day study on weekends. My advice: make small summary of relevant IAS and IFRS.
Most important: study smart not hard, try to see the overall picture in optional questions as well as having the required technics for workings almost automated!
Understand all aspects of ethics – score 6-7 marks there and you al almost there!
Best of luck to anyoneApril 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm
Thanks a lot. Did you use any other study material than OT?April 16, 2018 at 7:58 pm
Passed! Against all the odds. It was a meagre 54% but I am more than pleased and very grateful to God and Chris Barlow…His teaching technique and sense humour on a rather harrowing subject got me through.
P2 is a tough and technical paper but I found that a thorough understanding of the “bigger” picture behind all that number crunching and IFRSs does help.
Try to look beyond the numbers and understand the “thinking” first, before diving into where the numbers go. This will help when the calculation questions do get tricky as it very often does.
Do not neglect the theoretical aspect of this paper. It will be to your own detriment. March 2018 paper was not a “number cruncher” ‘s paradise at all, as it was weighted more towards theory/writing/explanation than doing complex calculations. This was a shock to many and an advantage to some of us who prefer theory/writing to complex calculations.
Practice past question papers, as much as is humanly possible…
Above all, please do not be overly scared of this paper, It is a monster but yes, it can be tamed. I sat this paper during one of the most stressful periods of my life…moving homes, sick kids, got sick myself and I even tried to cancel the entry but it was too late, I pressed on with it and now it is behind me.
Do not give up!April 17, 2018 at 2:22 am
Passed P2 on first attempt 61 , thanks to opentuition Chris barlow lectures , Kaplan study material and the amazing support received from my grandma, 20 month old son and wonderful husband.April 17, 2018 at 4:54 am
praise be praise be! got through with 50 on my first attempt. Thanks a bunch everyone from OTApril 17, 2018 at 6:35 am
I get 85% mark from my first P2 attempt.
Luckily this march exam is very easy since CFlow&a financial instrument never came out.
now focus on my P4&P7
Hopefully all candidates can pass in one shot!April 17, 2018 at 7:34 pm
Can some of you share your study tips please? I have very limited time to prepare for the june sitting. I am currently watching opentuition lectures and work through the lecture examples. Shall i jump straight at the exam standard question after each video?April 18, 2018 at 9:38 am
My recommendation to you is briefly learn the ifrs and ias. Then go straight in to exam questions using the answers as a reference point. There are lots of good videos on youtube for consolidation techniques which I recommend. Don’t question spot and spend equal time in the theory as well as number crunching. The exam is passable but with all acca exams you have to put the time in. That’s my experience.April 19, 2018 at 10:38 pm
Passed P2! Thanks to open tuition & Chris Barlow lectures…
I never write any reviews but I had made up my mind if I pass P2 using Open Tuition then I will, so here I’m to say a big Thank you to open tuition & the team who helped me pass P2.
I’m now doing P4 and using Open tuition again!!!
Thanks a ton for all the videos and support.April 20, 2018 at 8:37 pm
Passed with 50% after several re-sits. I feel so relieved.
THANK YOU LORD.
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