Be Confident During the CIA Exam!
Walk into that test center feeling confident! Even if you have to fake it, confidence is better than doubt when facing the CIA certification test. You’ve done everything you can by this point, so take a breath and tell yourself that you can do this.
”Even if you have to fake it, confidence is better than doubt when facing the CIA exam”
Once you’re seated, write down your formulas or mnemonic devices with the erasable board and pen that was given to you before the test. Don’t spend too much time on this because you have limited time to answer all the questions: 125 questions for Part 1 to be answered in 2.5 hours, and 100 questions to be answered in 2 hours for Parts 2 and 3. Strategize beforehand on how much time you will need to answer all the questions.
If you need to leave the room for the bathroom or a quick break, you must raise your hand and be escorted out of the room. You will have to sign a log sheet and get fingerprinted, so I suggest avoiding breaks if possible—stay hydrated, but don’t pound water prior to getting to the testing center. You don’t have any scheduled breaks, so your need to leave the test, even for a moment, better be worth it.