Don't quit solely because your life has become miserable after taking the CA-course. See if you can identify major problems that are holding you back, and see if you can fix them and get your life back in order.
Repeated failures in CA
Would it not be good if you passed your CA-exams in one sitting? Why fail again and again? Why not fail once or twice and then pass the third time? Why fail every six months?
You might have written your CA-exams four times and failed to clear them. And you might be feeling bad about failing in CA repeatedly.
The resulting difficulties
Going through the repeated failure in CA is not easy. And most of the people in your life do not understand the overwhelming amount of challenges you face being in that position. So whenever you meet them, they ask you questions which only bring you the feelings of embarrassment and shame.
You’ve been failing in CA repeatedly, now what? Quit the CA-course and do something else?
The difference between quitting the CA course and dropping out of it
It is important to know the difference between quitting the CA-course and dropping out of the CA-course. Knowing the differences between these two will save you from regretting your decision to quit CA (if you choose to do so).
Quitting is usually a sign of surrendering yourself to your weaknesses. For example, when you begin to face difficulties in CA, you begin to think about quitting the course and being done with your problems once and for all, because it is difficult and painful to live your life being a CA-failure. This is quitting under pressure and painful circumstances. However, this will not solve the problems you are facing in your life.
You know what smart people do under similar circumstances? They hold on to it, gain a true understanding of the real reasons behind their repeated failures and the problems they are facing. They fix their problems and then decide whether to carry on with their current goal to the finish or to drop out and work on a better opportunity that they have before them.
They don’t quit in pain and bitterness. They feel contented and happy about their dropping out decision because they know that dropping out is the right thing to do for them.
Possible reasons for quitting CA
Quitting because you are having to go through tough times is usually not the right thing to do, and so is the case with quitting because of the reasons listed below:
– Your circumstances are becoming difficult day by day
– The pain of holding on to your CA-dream has become too much
– You have been failing in your CA-exams every six months
– Luck does not seem to favour you
– You did not pass your exams despite your best efforts
– You are losing interest in the CA-course
– Your friends are graduating and you’re not
– You are demotivated and frustrated
Quitting because of these reasons will not do you any good. It is normal to get demotivated and frustrated after you’ve failed multiple times. It is also normal to lose your interest in this situation and to face a lot of other problems.
Questions to ask yourself
But before you decide to quit the CA-course, ask yourself the following questions and see if you have clear answers to them.
1. What caused you all these problems?
2. What caused you to lose interest in CA?
3. What led you towards failure?
4. What led you to fail repeatedly?
5. Could you have done better?
6. How could you have avoided failure?
7. How could you have progressed in this course?
8. What could you have done differently to pass your CA-exams and progress in this course?
9. What is really holding you back?
10. Have you really studied for the purpose of passing your CA-exams?
11. Have you really put all of your efforts in the direction of passing your exams?
12. Does your CA-story really have to end this way?
If you’re not able to come up with the clear answers to the above questions, you can reach out to us for help on it.
The aspects of your being
Sometimes, the parts of our being – our attitude, mindset, values, habits, actions, and behaviour – hold us back from achieving our goals in life. Question each aspect of your being. Are they really helping you in achieving your exam-goals (or CA-goal), or holding you back?
Failing to clear your CA-exams indicate that there must be some major problems in your life that are holding you back from progressing in your CA-course. It may be in your doing as well as in your being.
Taking time out to solve your problems
Take some of your time out and begin to take on the above questions one by one. Search for genuine answers to them. Search for solutions to your major problems and fix them one by one. You will have the rush to find quick-fixes, but they don’t solve the real problems.
Solving problems and getting your life back in order takes time, but it is worth spending the required time on these important things first, and then come back to your CA-dream and try once more.
Don’t quit solely because your life has become miserable after taking the CA-course. See if you can identify major problems that are holding you back, and see if you can fix them and get your life back in order, and prepare once more focussing solely on passing your CA-exams (and hence, progressing to achieve your goal of becoming CA).
Do not think about dropping out of the CA-course unless you have a better opportunity before you, and unless you are clear and happy with your dropping out decision.
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