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The title succinctly describes BEC for me. After all, the topics are all over the place and unrelated. As an example, we have IT, corporate governance, economics, and cost accounting. All of these items are unrelated. In addition, the lack of SIMS in BEC almost reassures us that no one subject will be delved into deeply. However, we still need to put the time and effort into the exam.
So how then do we study for BEC? The best answer I can come up with is to study for it like the rest of the sections. If there is one positive thing about BEC is that it’s already compartmentalized and can be further broken down. For example, economics has microeconomics, macroeconomics, and globalization. In addition, doing an abundance of practice questions and genuinely understanding why the right answer is correct. Identifying weak areas and focusing on them is of great benefit as well. The common response to studying for the IT section is to do many practice questions.
Even with a variety of subject areas in BEC, it is definitely doable with enough preparation but given its various subjects and lack of SIMS, it definitely seems one has to be a jack of all trades and master of none!
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