What price are you willing to pay for success?
You appreciate that taking the ABPI exam involves a variety of costs, right?
Some costs can be claimed back from your company, or else your company pays up front. For example, this includes the cost of:-
- ABPI learning manuals
- Sitting the Exam itself
But what if you need more than that?
Like any other big goal that involves a cost, you plan for it by budgeting. Don’t you?
And yet, the cost of my 16-week email course of lessons is zilch, nada, niente. In other words, nothing. Why look a gift horse in the mouth?
While there’s no cost to you, there’s a ton of hard work behind these lessons. Does that mean you don’t value them? I’m pleased to say that many of you tell me you’ve found them helpful. A good many of you then progress to take advantage of the flashcards, MCQ workbooks or mind maps.
Even so, some find self-study challenging.
That being the case, it’s disappointing for me when students sabotage themselves rather than seeking help. (Is it really that hard to discuss your issues with your manager, or a colleague, or someone outside your company, like me?)
What’s more worthwhile – MCQs where the answers are obvious, or MCQs where you have to think really hard?
Take the other day, an ABPI exam candidate fed back that she wished she hadn’t bought the unit 1 to 4 workbook…