What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their CFE?

Here's what 124 CFE reviewers have answered when asked “What advice would you give to a friend or family member interested in earning this certification?”

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“Pay for the training. It’s pricy but it’s worth it. You’ll definitely pass.”

Sept. 29, 2019

“Put everything in your life behind you and focus strickly on the certificate.”

Sept. 28, 2019

“Purchase the online package with the practice exams to help you.”

Sept. 22, 2019

“If you just follow the materials provided by the program and do every single practice questions, then there should be no issue passing the exam.”

Sept. 19, 2019

“This can open slot of doors and opportunities.”

Sept. 18, 2019

“Definitely prepare using the ACFE prep course! It was very easy to study on my own time and so easy to pass the exam, as the course gets you ready, where you really understand the material”

Sept. 18, 2019

“I would encourage friends and family interested in this certification to go for it. It is a great certification to validate your knowledge and understanding of fraud investigations.”

Sept. 18, 2019

“That it's just as hard as getting the CPA so go after the CPA first.”

Sept. 15, 2019

“Study early and often.”

Sept. 14, 2019

“Study hard to earn this certification. Get on the job fraud training to get some experience.”

Sept. 9, 2019

“Strategically establishing and maintaining daily study habits helps one to smoothly learn new skills.”

Sept. 8, 2019

“It develops a unique level of tools if used properly.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“Certification now requires significant knowledge and experience in forensic accounting.”

Sept. 6, 2019

“Join a local ACFE chapter to network with other professionals.”

Sept. 3, 2019

“Obtain your CFE”

Aug. 31, 2019

“Stick with it. It’s a lot of studying but it’s worth it.”

Aug. 28, 2019

“Study daily online.”

Aug. 27, 2019

“The test requires a lot of studying and a prerequisite of audit / investigation experience as well as higher education such as a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice. This certification is recognized globally.”

Aug. 25, 2019

“Take the study course that last 4 days. The chances of passing the exam are exponentially higher.”

Aug. 22, 2019


Aug. 20, 2019
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