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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

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

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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