Beat the CPA

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A community of people who have taken the CPA and people thinking about or preparing for it.

Prometric just cancelled my exam and it was at the end of my NTS scheduling. There are no open appointments available so now I’m SOL. Who do I have to contact to see if I can get my NTS extended.

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Are you able to study and take AUD 3 weeks after taking FAR?

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Taking FAR later today and just do not feel prepared whatsoever - any last minute tips?

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Would studying for an taking FAR and REG in the next 3 months be possible? I work B4 at our office’s toughest public client, so I’m gonna have 3 weeks of busy season for the Q where I’ll be studying … more

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how in the world are people passing REG?? i just got to R4 and i feel like i legitimately know nothing like I’m doing quite horribly on all MCQs so far

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Best ways to review for far? I went thru all the modules but feel like I forgot half of the information.

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Tax season is@finally over and I have no motivation to study. Can someone put some sense in me to study please

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F2 M9 can go die in a hole

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Everyone that said BEC is easy was lying

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Thoughts on studying for BEC in three weeks? Where should one focus? The do’s and fonts? TIA!

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I am currently taking the CPA exam and registered with the KY board of accountancy, but I am moving to a different state next year. Am I able to stay registered in KY even though I will be getting my … more

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Any advice on BEC? Took a mock today and got a 49. Got destroyed on SIMs. Are the Becker mocks representative of the exams? I don't get how people say BEC is the easiest, there's so much diffe… more

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Hi all, so when studying for FAR I see that in the simulation when there is a question that requires to fill out multiple columns (e.g., putting in account name and amount) if I get one column correc… more

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So just took the first FAR mock exam and got a 56. Exam is in a few weeks. How screwed am I?

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Has anyone not taking notes or highlighted along while watching the Becker lectures and successfully passed?

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Just laid off, got exam in a week. Completely thrown off, should I go ahead or postpone?

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I have to pass FAR andBEC before 12/31. What’s the best way to do it?

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How hard is it to study for BEC while working full time? Will there be a busy season from October to December in Audit?

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11 Days until FAR and I feel like I know jack shit. This normal? First mock was a low 36, but I mostly shit the bed on SIMs and got 49% on MCQ. Been trying to review with emphasis on Gov/NFP but other… more

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Taking the CPA exam in Texas and I found out I’m pregnant. I already scheduled my exam so I can’t add disability. I’ve been trying to request accommodation with frequent need to use the restroom but

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Wrong bowl but best GMAT prep?

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What are some ideal study strategies? Been feeling like the lectures aren’t working. Feel like i’m not retaining much. Any tips?

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Hi all! I just wanted to share my experience with the CPA exam and how I prepped in hope that it helps some of you. I just found out that I passed my last exam yesterday and I’m now in the process of … more

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Any advice for REG? What topics are heavily tested? Having trouble memorizing all of the law sections and just keeping the tax rules straight in my head.

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I just have to say it- after over a year of studying, 5 tests, and a never ending tax season I am finally DONE with my CPA exams. It truly doesn't feel real. Never give up, the satisfaction and re… more

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How to study while working in PA full time...

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1st attempt was 57, 2nd attempt was 67 (Yesterday) how do I see what are my weakest areas ? Thank GOD for continuous retakes cause now I am going to re-take the exam by Sept 30. Any Tips ?

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I’ve been in IT Audit for almost my entire career and was not an accounting major but want to take the CPA soon in order to be able to sign SOC reports and get Partner promotion. I’ve been out of scho… more

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For those receiving score yesterday, can you see your score form yet? My score form (eyeball) is still unavailable but I can see my score. Is that normal?

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Is it a terrible idea to do the Becker FAR chapters out of order? I’ve “tried” studying for FAR so many times I’m wondering if I should start with F9 & F10 this time just to start with new materia… more

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Got a 74 on REG back to back within the last month and a half. Failed it 3x already and feeling very defeated. Im a tax associate which makes it that much more frustrating

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It took my 4 tries to beat AUD, but it's done and I'm done with my exams. I'm feeling so much relief

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How hard is BEC compared to the other 3 exams? Also, how much is needed compared to the other 3 exams?

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Anyone ever get thrown onto a busy season during your the couple weeks before an exam? Been pacing myself, but this client came out the blue. Expecting late nights b/c it’s a first year. Any suggestio… more

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Eyeball trick is working for MA!!

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Score releasing on the 16th - does it usually become available the day before the official release date?

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Becker MCQ same as exam MCQ? I feel like I’m just memorizing answers when I review. Any input or thoughts would be helpful.

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I need a new strategy to approaching these TBS, I keep getting dinged for semantics.

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In 2 days I find out if I passed my last exam. My chest is in knots 😭💀

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