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Three down, one left to pass.  

Not knowing these results caused a slack on studying for FAR.  Thankfully I build in some down time in my study schedule for an event, and am not too far behind schedule.

Now that I have passed BEC, I am motivated to get back on schedule and tough it out for this last exam.

Roger CPA Review posting "The CPA Exam Hack:…


Added by Tana Fuller on May 4, 2013 at 7:02am — 7 Comments

CPA Exam Advice from Two of the Nation’s Top Scorers

In the last two years, two Oregon CPA exam passers were among the top exam scorers in the nation, receiving the Elijah…

Added by CPA Exam Club on May 3, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

The CPA Exam Hack: Simple Tweaks to Conquer the Exam

Life Hacking is a movement which focuses on finding tricks in everyday life to save time, get organized, and do more of the things you want to do.  Small tweaks are made to your daily routine in order to increase productivity and do more in less time.  This list…


Added by Roger Philipp on April 29, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Setting Goals and Achieving Success...CPA Exam and Beyond

At Roger CPA Review, we understand that there is life beyond the CPA Exam. Really, we do! Becoming a CPA is one of the most challenging professional endeavors out there, and requires tremendous amounts of time, discipline, money, and sacrifice. 

But hopefully, along the way, you will build up a…


Added by Roger Philipp on January 15, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

New NASBA Book - How will Your School do?

You may have heard of the CPA Exam Candidate Performance book

that NASBA releases on a yearly basis. This book…

Added by Roger Philipp on September 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lucky Number 2 - Half Way Done & REG & FAR Left! | Marilyn's CPA Exam Journey

Well, I am officially half way done with the CPA exam!  I passed AUD and BEC.  Just have REG and FAR left.  As I approach my second busy season of the year (school's going to be back in session - and so will the school board audits), I am trying to find the best way to tackle these exams.  I took my first busy season off from studying and…


Added by Marilyn Carnevale on September 13, 2012 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

What do you Look Forward To? Earning Those Three Sweet Letters | Roger CPA Review Blog

After months of relentless studying, sleepless nights, and turned down plans, it’s easy to lose sight of what lies beyond the CPA Exam.  Roger CPA Review asked our students on Facebook and Twitter to fill in the blank, and let us know what they’re looking forward to most once they’ve earned those three sweet letters. Here are some of our favorite replies.…


Added by Roger Philipp on September 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Roger Student of the Month!

Welcome to our Student Spotlight! We love learning about our students' accomplishments and experiences after taking our course! Whether they take their newly-earned CPA designation to continue on to their dream job, or still have more sections of the CPA Exam to conquer, we're sharing their incredible achievements below. …


Added by Roger Philipp on August 1, 2012 at 3:30pm — No 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

How Can I Steer Clear of Distractions and Focus?

Dear Lifehacker,

I need a little help focusing. I know part of it is just a lack of discipline, but I can't help but kill time on sites like Facebook and even Lifehacker during the day when I should be working and getting things done. You guys post lots of great productivity tips, but how do I get myself focused and away from distractions enough to put them to…


Added by CPA Exam Club on March 19, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Our March Student of the Month!

We love hearing about our students' accomplishments and experiences after taking our course, with many going on to working their dream jobs and achieving wonderful things! Our Student of the Month Spotlight shows what our students are up to since PASSING (one or more parts of the CPA Exam) with Roger CPA Review!…


Added by Roger Philipp on March 13, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

CPA Exam Scores Released Today, March 8th!

THIS JUST IN - "The AICPA released the following scores to NASBA from the Jan/Feb 2012 testing window: 5,522 AUD, 3,468 BEC, 5,084 FAR, and 5,637 REG. Good luck!" - NASBA

Yes, it's that time of the year again - but not necessarily the most wonderful time of the year for some CPA hopefuls. Tune in below and let Roger help you bounce backfrom anything from a 54 to a…


Added by Roger Philipp on March 9, 2012 at 10:30am — 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

3 Unconventional Ways to Change Your Life this Year

Photo: Pick the Brain

"Everyone wakes up on January 1 with a gut full of ambition and good intentions. The idea of a clean slate is invigorating! By the middle of the month, however, most people have already started the slide back to their regular existence, overcome by trying to reach lofty, unclear goals with the same mindset from the…


Added by CPA Exam Club on January 1, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How I Passed FAR

How I Passed FAR...

Posted by CPA Exam Club member Debanjana Banerjee 

For all you guys who are disappointed with the result, please know that planning is the key for passing this exam. I had taken FAR for 1st time and passed. My approach was to keep studying hard from day 1. I stuck to 1 book (Becker), instead of looking at too many sources and not mastering any. In case of doubt, I would look at Wiley. Also, I glanced…


Added by CPA Exam Club on December 21, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

CPA Exam Success File: "This was the most challenging task I have EVER undertaken!!"


"This was the most challenging task I have EVER undertaken...and hope to never be faced with something this challenging again!!"

How I did it: It took sheer determination and for once my stubbornness was a virtue--I REFUSED to give up!!

Lessons & tips: Know what you're up against and be humble. My biggest mistake was… Continue

Added by CPA Exam Club on March 29, 2010 at 11:11am — No Comments

The CPA Exam Can Be Like a Triathlon


via "Check out that picture. Yes, it’s me. And yes, I finished a triathlon. OK, it was a sprint distance, not an Ironman, but still it was a 400-yard (16-pool-lengths) swim in Lake Michigan, an 18-mile bike ride followed by a 3.1 mile run. And yes, look at me. I am overweight. More than that, I am fat! But I finished. I was DFL…Dead Freaking Last. But DFL is not DNF (Did Not… Continue

Added by CPA Exam Club on February 13, 2010 at 7:39pm — No Comments

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