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There was many of time where I felt like I just wanted this testing to be over, actually most of the time. I almost gave up so many times, because the stress of not passing, that taste of failure, that hearing of your family shock and knowing you didn’t pass will drain your bank account down further and extend that time clock of when you can finally close your books and say you’re a CPA. Fail, Fail, Pass, Fail, Pass, Pass…and hopefully in May another Pass will be coming my way. Each fail I…Continue
Well I knew walking out of the FAR exam I probably didn't do so well. It's not that I didn't want to do well or even thought I wasn't prepared, but when my test easily could be seen as Moderate - Difficult - Moderate was a key sign I didn't do good on that 2nd test, and then the SIMS all but about 2 of them I hoped were practice I knew was a bad sign. And I was right.
Getting my FAR score back at even a lower score than I thought pretty much made me question…Continue
After a month and a half of studying, or 45 hours of Yeager videos and an additional 10 hours or more of reading plus problems – I was let go from my job. Well let go is a nice way of saying I was fired after 3 years of work. Now you’re probably thinking getting fired means I probably did something bad like steal from the company or I wasn’t very good at my job, or maybe I was studying during working hours. Well none of those applied to me. I was actually fired because I was miserable, I…Continue
I'm more writing this for myself than anything, but here's my CPA game plan.
Starting July 1st for the FAR exam. Since FAR is the one I'm most worried about I've given myself 13 weeks to study.
Here's how I plan to break down studying:
1. Study Yaeger videos and Wiley text
2. Do portion of the MCQ
Time will be spent Monday - 4 hours (5-7pm, 8-10pm), Wednesday (5-7pm, 9-10pm), Saturday (9am-12pm or something like that),…Continue