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Hi all, took a break after failing BEC twice. My closest attempt was a 69 in December. The break was because I double downed hard on job hunting to escape a toxic job that has had 4 layoffs in the 9 months I'… more

Hi everyone,

I am a CPA candidate, having passed the BAR and awaiting results for the other three subjects, based in Jacksonville, Florida. I am currently seeking a full-time associate-level position in audit or t… more

Scheduled for REG exam July 1st, subscribed to Becker, currently taking Fed taxation of business entities course.

I’ve tried reviewing course material then equivalent Reg module but it doesn’t pair perfectly.
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How do people do 100+ mcqs a day/per study session? It’s taking me forever especially when there’s calculations involved. If anyone has any study tips to move through Becker and study effectively for … more

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Anyone else just take BAR before the cut off (5/19) and think it was extremely hard? I just took it Saturday. Studied for weeks and there were areas/questions I just had no idea about. Hoping for a su… more

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Is ninja notes worth it?

Has anyone taken the TCP section yet and got their score back? I took it last week and thought I did terrible, the exam was almost entirely on S Corps and Partnerships which I was not expecting to be … more

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What are some commonly tested BAR areas?

I’ve decided to finally get back to studying for the CPA. I’m planning on using Ninja CPA. I’m planning on only listening to the Audio and doing MCQs and Sims for a month before taking each part. Has … more

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I’ve taken both BEC and FAR before and failed with scores in the high 60s. I’m starting fresh with BAR. As I’m going though the BAR material (Becker) I feel like I have a good understanding since I’ve… more

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Those who got REG scored recently, is Becker bump still a thing?

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Any tips for learning the business law material of REG? I went through the material, but seem to suck at MCQs every time I try them.
I’m fairly averaging 75-80% on the other sections. But am feeling d… more

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I feel like I’m in a slump right now. I have been trying to pass the cpa exams for almost two years now but it seems like nothing is working for me. Any suggestions on how I can get over this and push… more

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For anyone who recently passed BAR, what review course did you use?

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Anyone know of a good cpa exam tutor they can recommend?

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I haven’t passed any of the exams yet. Ive taken FAR and BEC in the past. I think I need to start fresh. What’s the best order to take the exams in now since the updates?

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Is Becker material - MCQs and Simulations enough for REG?

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Anyone find out they passed one of the discipline sections today?

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Were scores released yet? Idk if I can bring myself to look yet 😭

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Hello all, I need a quick advice. I'm just about to start studying for REG and I plan on starting R4,R5,R6 and then moving on to R1, R2 and R3. The reason I would like to start in this order is because … more

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Are the Becker final review books out yet for the 2024 exam?

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Ideas how to keep current FT job, while gaining experience under a CPA? I am the top accounting staff at current company and enjoy my job. But will need to find a way to meet the experience requiremen… more

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For everyone who’s taken the new exam, what are your thoughts?

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Can someone please provide advice or thoughts on the CPA exams this year given the changes and the score release dates? Is anyone waiting until next year to take the exams? TIA

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Taking another run at the exams again after a long hiatus. I’m restarting with REG and wanted some tips on which topics I should focus on so that I can increase my chances of passing. Or, if there are… more

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I am taking FAR tomorrow and cannot get into my NASBA portal to print my NTS. It keeps saying “Unable to sign in” and when I try to reset my password it says reset password is not allowed at this time… more

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Is getting a CPA really worth it?
Does anyone that have it know if it really did open more doors and provide more pay?

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Does anyone feel alone to study? This is me. I received the email from NASBA for the CPA examination review, and I feel I need to start to study. I always wanted to take the CPA exam but I’ve not been consi… more

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Heavily tested topics on the new FAR exam?

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Does anyone actually know how the cpa exam is graded? Is it true not all the questions actually count and some MCQ are worth more than others? I also heard that they got away with the harder second te… more

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For anyone whose taken a CPA exam recently, would you say the actual exam is easier than Becker Professional Education Simulated Exams? Becker says 50% on SEs means you are exam day ready, but there … more

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Anyone take the new FAR yet? How was it? What areas were tested most?

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What is everyone using / used to study for REG? How do/did you like your review course?

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Any tips on studying while working full-time? I’m generally off by 5p and work from home. Two dogs and a partner, so not too much stress there.

And, if it helps at all, I’m starting with FAR.

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Hi guys, I’m an accountant working in the UK over 3 years of experience. I have one paper left to qualify as a Chartred Accountant. I’m currently planning to move to USA and obtain CPA. If anyone is … more

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EY hey guys I recently moved to the US and I now want to attempt CPA. Assuming I get started after busy season which is March for me and pace myself, how much time do I need to invest in each discipl… more

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Curious. Studying vs Experience.
How many of you started studying and a lot of things at work or in your own life have cleared up? That "Ahha!" Moment when you do your own or a family member's taxes … more

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