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How to Pass the CIA Exam

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Dr. Gleim has been helping candidates pass the CIA exam for over 30 years. Throughout his years of CIA coaching experience, he has seen and been involved with numerous changes to the exam and to the accounting profession. We are confident that our superior materials that utilize our Knowledge Transfer System will help you PASS the first time.

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Steps to Becoming a CIA
  1. Become knowledgeable about the exam and determine which part of the exam you will take first.
  2. Purchase the Gleim CIA Review System (including books, CIA Test Prep, Audio Review, Gleim Online, Exam Rehearsal™, and access to a Personal Counselor) to thoroughly prepare for the CIA exam.
  3. Communicate with your Personal Counselor to design a study
    plan that meets your needs. Call (800) 874-5346, ext. 498 or email CIA@gleim.com.
  4. Apply for membership in The IIA (suggested but not required).
  5. Create a profile in The IIA's Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS), apply to the CIA Certification Program, and register online to take the desired part of the exam. You will receive authorization to take the exam from The IIA and will then have 180 days to take that exam part.
CIA Review System
  1. Schedule your exam with Pearson VUE (online or call center).
  2. Work systematically through each study unit in the Gleim CIA Review System.
  3. Take the full-length Gleim CIA Exam Rehearsal for the CIA exam part you are about to take.
CIA Review System
  1. Sit for and PASS the CIA exam while you are in control.
    Gleim Guarantees Success!
  2. Enjoy your career and pursue multiple certifications. Gleim offers Review Systems for many other exams, such as CPA, CMA, EA, and RTRP. Recommend Gleim to others who are also taking these exams, and stay up-to-date on your Continuing Professional Education with Gleim CPE.

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