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It's been about 2 weeks now since I received my results on my last exam, FAR. With the good news I began to study for Audit. The first night went okay, I didn't really feel great about it but figured I just needed to get back into my groove. But as the next week passed things were going from bad to worse. Every time I attempted to read the text I'd doze off, shake myself awake and try again....still, something just wasn't working. Nothing was clicking; it's difficult to explain but it just seemed like I wasn't putting the pieces together, not understanding the "why" and how the concepts I was focusing on fit together. I would start with watching a Yaeger lecture, from there I would review the text but, through no fault of the instructor, everything just felt sporadic. So I tried the MCQ drilling strategy, I was failing miserably! After that I went online and printed out the relevant AU-C literature. You can imagine how that worked out for me. Something had to be done, at this rate I certainly would not be ready to take this exam in the next testing window.
Since I had a good experience with the Lambers review for FAR I decided I'd purchase the Audit module and see if I had better luck with that. I'm happy to say that I have! So far these lectures have been great for me; the instructor moves through the topics in a uniform way providing me with the background and details that I need to be able to fully understand the concepts.
With the new study materials working for me, I once again feel motivated and my confidence level has creped up. I'm disappointed in having wasted nearly 2 weeks but I suppose it's all part of the process!