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Preparing for Exams

I just started my CPA exam journey. I am in college too taking a Masters in Accounting program. I am hoping by studying with YAEGER materials it will help.

 

Added by Karen Russell on February 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

My Journey to Become A CPA

I am taking the CPA to give myself a better chance of becoming hired after I graduate. Once I complete my BA in a few months, I will start studying towards the CPA exam. I enrolled myself in all CPA Exam Club study groups to give myself a heads up for the types of issues that others are facing as they swim against the waves of the CPA exam. So far, I’ve noticed REGs is the most active study group. Interestingly, REGs is the part of…

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Added by Migdalia on February 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Assurance Levels Provided

Can someone please help me with assurance levels provided? I think I have it correct for Audits (positive), Compilations (none), Review (limited), Comfort letters (negative) and agreed on procedures (none) but what is the assurance level provided for a compliance audit? Since it is considered an audit is it positive as well? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Added by Kelly Newman on February 17, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What Order to Take the CPA Exam in, and Why! / CPA Zone

 

We are asked over and over again,  what sections to take the CPA Exam in and why.  Since YAEGER CPA Review has been preparing CPA candidates to successfully  pass the CPA Exam for over 37 years, our strategies work…and work well!

Today, the AICPA expects CPA…

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Added by John Pelicano on February 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

No Longer Afraid of the Four-Headed Monster: The CPA Exam

Hello, I am a 30-something stay at home mom to three small and wonderful children 6, 4, 3. I began my CPA journey in the summer of 2012 when I receive my NTS from the state of Kentucky. I was nothing short of elated and immediately purchased study material from Yaeger for FAR and BEC. Shortly before receiving the material I began researching study tactics,…

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Added by Nedra Cales on February 14, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Love and the CPA Exam

 

"Love is a word we typically reserve for areas of our personal life. We may use it to describe aspects of our professional life—such as loving our vocation, our colleagues or our clients. But, in all of my experiences with the Uniform CPA Exam—including my own arduous journey and coaching others on the path to licensure—I never once heard a person associate the word love…

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Added by CPA Exam Club on February 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons to Love a CPA

Valentine's Day is known as the day couples celebrate and recognize their love. For those who are single, Valentine's Day is popularly deemed as "single's awareness day." Regardless of which category you fall into, we think that all of us can agree that there is no greater joy than being able to love a CPA. Not feelin' that statement? Here are our 5 reasons to love a CPA:…
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Added by Roger Philipp on February 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The CPA Exam: The Super Bowl... Of Studying

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Added by Roger Philipp on February 3, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Choices

I have high expectations - of myself and others.  I also have high standards and believe that the basics of life are vital to enjoying a full life - good sleep, whole food (no processed convenient junk), an active lifestyle and time to play and forge meaningful relationships.

 

With the CPA exam on my list of goals, it has been a journey to learn to look at it as a "hobby", keeping in mind that it's what I want to spend my time on as well as something that will feel…

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Added by Niusha H on January 25, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Looking for Clues: Did I Pass?

You have just taken the CPA Exam.  Medium, Hard, Medium?  Medium, Hard, Hard? What does that mean?  Well, most CPA candidates feel the same way.  Drained and done.  But did you pass?  At the end of the day, no one really knows.  Some candidates leave the exam feeling like they crushed it, and then find out they didn’t.  That dreaded 74 appears in the score report.  And others…

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Added by John Pelicano on January 23, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Multitasking: Using My CPA Exam Studies to Get the Next Interview

This week, I was tremendously busy. I didn’t get anything accomplished with Gleim online and only got through Study Units 6 and 7. However, I have some exciting news for this week’s blog. As I type this, I am at the airport waiting for a flight to New York for my third interview with a firm. This is in part due to Dr. Gleim and this wonderful CPA…

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Added by Monica, CMO Gleim on January 20, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Is Preparing for the CPA Exam Any Different than Busy Season?

Over the years in the accounting profession “busy” season has been both an attractor and detractor to those working in the “public accounting” arena.  With that said, what is busy season?  Is it that time of year that you put in 50, 60, 70 plus hours a week?  How is that different than other times of the year?  Are you only putting in 35-40…

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Added by John Pelicano on January 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

AICPA: 2014 Score Release Timeline for Jan/Feb & Apr/May CPA Exam Testing Windows

2014 is upon us and that means the start of a brand spanking new CPA Exam testing year!  The AICPA has just announced it's anticipated timeline for the Q1 and Q2 testing windows.  Here they are and below that you'll find some links to keep handy especially when score release rolls around.

 

RESOURCES

= Jan/Feb 2014 Testing…

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Added by CPA Exam Club on January 2, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The CPA M&M teddy bear

It's been since Dec 5th since I've looked at anything resembling  CPA exam study material.  I scheduled my Audit exam for Dec. 6th which meant postponing the start of our Xmas activities by no less than 4 weeks( Xmas begins the first week of Nov for me!) - a sacrifice that was…

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Added by Charlene L. Main on December 27, 2013 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

One Month of Free Time

Fall semester is over for my MBA. That leaves me with one month of free time to study for one part of the CPA exam. Wasn't able to get to Audit, so I'll start with it first. Wish me luck.

Added by Roy Beckham on December 15, 2013 at 7:52am — No Comments

Tried, Failed, Tried Again, Prevailed: CPA Exam Success Story

Please join us in congratulating Nathan on being selected as December's student of the month! We are thrilled to feature him because he is an example of someone who has struggled, tried, failed, tried again and finally prevailed! We encourage you to read his story…

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Added by Roger Philipp on December 11, 2013 at 10:54am — No Comments

Get Your Head in the Game and Tackle the CPA Exam

During this precious black out month is when a study plan is vital. With the holidays looming and distractions afoot, it’s easy to…

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Added by Roger Philipp on December 9, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Would I be fine if I studied the 2012 material for AUD?

Hello Friends,

I have quick question regarding: I have becker's review books for 2012 AUD.

And I remember I saw, somewhere on a website that there was a list of the changes are for the clarified standards..

Would I be fine, to just study the 2012 material that I have, and try to find the clarified standard, and study off that? And plan to take AUD in Feb 2014

Added by Vijay Bhanderi on December 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

FAR - It's the mindset...

Disclaimer: I still have two exams to go and only scored an 83 on the FAR exam. So by no means am I an expert on FAR. However, I can tell you this much - I would rather be studying FAR than Audit or Reg...

FAR is all about understanding the material. And one knows whether one understands the material or not. The trick is to understand what is it that the question is referring…

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Added by Prashant on December 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Giveaway Time at CPA Exam Club!

Giveaway time! There will be two giveaways next week for Yaeger CPA Review products: one section of choice ($595 value) and one CRAM ($225+ value) of choice. All you have to do is join the CPA Exam Club Yaeger Giveaways mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/JF-yb. This will also subscribe you to my newsletter CPA Exam Update. Names to be selected Wednesday 12/4. Happy Studying! …

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Added by CPA Exam Club on November 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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