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Failed BEC: What is Worse?

Failing BEC with a 74.  I keep checking to see if my some miracle they changed my score to a 75.  But no such luck.

I took this failure HARD.  It took me longer to get back to studying than it normally does.  I was SO CLOSE. But I finally got back on track.  I waited for my score to come out to determine if I was going to re-study for BEC or start studying FAR.

I set…


Added by Tana Fuller on March 31, 2013 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

Turning CPA Exam Setbacks into Success!

So, you’ve got a case of the “74-or-lower” blues and you’re beginning to question whether or not becoming a CPA is truly written in the stars. Perhaps you see the jubilant tweets and status updates of peers and colleagues who passed their exams and you are left wondering, “Why them? And why not me? I worked harder than them!” Well stop right there!…

Added by Roger Philipp on July 31, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Face Difficulties Positively

Posted in Motivation Group by Divya Govil

nice motivational story I came across:


This parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule praying or whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving. Instead, he called his…


Added by CPA Exam Club on January 4, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Can I Really?

Can I really pass 3 parts of the CPA exam before May 1st 2012? What happens on May 1st, 2012 you may credit for Audit expires.  It took me 4 attempts to pass the audit portion of the CPA exam and I really don't want to retake it.

I remember when I received the score back in late November of 2010. I thought I had plenty of time to get the other 3 parts passed. While I sat for REG and BEC in 2011, I got no passing scores. I came in close on REG and BEC with 70's, but no…


Added by MissGina on December 19, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Can a CPA Exam Candidate Who Failed REG With a 71 Prepare for a Retake in Three Weeks? | via @Going_Concern

"Today’s CPA exam question from the mailbag has to do with a familiar topic to many of you: failure.

Hi Adrienne,

I slaved for an HOA audit firm and our busy season just officially ended. I found out last week that the very last day I can schedule to sit for REG is on 5/27 so that give me approximately 3 weeks to cram for the materials. I sat for that section in January and failed at…


Added by CPA Exam Club on May 12, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

A Multiple Fail Story with a Happy Ending!

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"All's well that ends well" -William Shakespeare

A great post from the CPAnet Forum member wicpa, who conquered multiple BEC all comments here.

Hi all,

I've been lurking in…


Added by CPA Exam Club on September 22, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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