I’d much prefer a Christmas bonus over a holiday party. Even if it’s $500, I’ve mised, 3 out of the last 4 Christmas party’s (client obligations/ CPA exam) and about to miss another party.
I am sooo frustrated. I’m struggling to pass my cpa exam and just struggling to live life in general. Any advice? Im so close yet so far to where I want to be in life. My world is collapsing.
Is it ridiculous to be annoyed at a best friend for not saying good luck or anything before my cpa exam today? They took the same exam last week and I said good luck and asked about it afterwards.
A friend of mine didn't pass her last CPA exam (BEC 74) and now has to take both AUD and BEC in the next window or she'll also lose REG. Any advice I can give her on juggling this and busy season?
Does anybody have any tips on gaining weight? The stress of working & studying the CPA exam has my causes me to lose a lot of weight
Depression naps...I can’t stop taking them. Each one is longer than the last. Idk how I’m gonna deal with busy season, my cpa exam retakes and manage my personal life. I just wanna sleep forever....
Audit People: Anyone else ever have regrets studying in accounting? Been having these thoughts lately and haven't been able to move pass them. Worse part is I'm writing my CPA exam in September but I don't even know why I want this designation anymore. .
Got an offer for my first accounting position. I am 29 years old and I have a Masters degree in accounting and I am studying for the CPA exam. The job is in Brooklyn and I love in Bergen County, NJ.
How do you stay motivated to study for the CPA exam? I’m taking FAR in a month and just can’t stay focused, especially while working 55-60 hours a week.
I’m proud to say that I pass my cpa exam: BEC 98, AUD 97,FAR 99, Reg 99. It was a long 4 month , but I’m finally done!
Finding it extremely difficult to study for the CPA exam and in general be productive/work towards my goals this year due to constant anxiety around potentially being laid off, being “high risk” for coronavirus, and lack of work-life balance. Not to mention, I’m terrified of sitting in a prometric center any time soon. Anyone else with me? How are you managing your anxiety and continuing to be productive?
Really feeling defeated about trying to change my career to accounting...considering my choice. I have a masters in accounting, but the CPA exam is really giving me problems. Advice?
Take my final CPA exam at the end of the month and am planning to waste my bonus on a watch. If you were me, how would you spend ~$4,000? For reference, my collection consists of a 36 mm Nomos Club and an SKX007.
Hi Guys, I need help. I just got out of my CPA exam on Monday and got a call from India that my grandfather passed away. It’s been very touchy for my family in India and I want to go back to be there for them. However, I’m not sure if I would be allowed to come back even though I have a valid status. I am currently on my OPT which expires in January, after which I plan to go back for my masters. If I go to India next week, just for a month and come back in August, before my OPT expires, would I
Starting to study for the CPA exam during this quarantine during my masters. What order did you take the exams and why?
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 applying for licensure. I took REG and passed with a 75 about two years ago now. I also took the other 3 around the same time and failed all of them. I tried to fit them all into a semester but that wasn’t realistic for me. Fast forward a year later after I got out of PA and went into industry cont.
Currently admitted into Pace University to start in the Fall at their MBA program in Accounting for the CPA exam. Which of the big 4 would you recommend working at? Putting all jokes aside, lol
Has anyone took a months long LOA or resigned to study for and pass the CPA exam? Regrets? Advice? It’s becoming very difficult to study and work full-time
Does it get harder with age to pass the CPA exam? I know it’s a tone deaf question, but I always see people strongly urging to get it while youre young
If I move states while in the middle of taking CPA exam (passed 2/4) and should get licensed in the new state, what is the best practice for ensuring I don’t lose credit for the two exams i passed in the old state?
How many hours do you remember putting in to pass the AUD CPA exam? The will to study is nonexistent...
Studying for the CPA exam just depresses me! Anybody else feels that way? I have exaclty 2 weeks for AUD. Is it worth trying or reschedule it?
Has anyone in B4 ever tried to pass more than 4 cpa exam tries through your firm? Asking for a friend.
Is there any reason for the NTS system used for the CPA exam other than to extract more money from candidates?
I’m really struggling with having motivation to study for the CPA exam. Did you do anything along the way to keep yourself motivated and set a routine?
Taking my last part of the CPA exam this Friday and getting extremely anxious. Any tips to ease the anxiety?
Anyone have their CPA Exam cancelled by Prometric? I have one scheduled for early April and another scheduled for early May. Worried that I might be studying for nothing.
Has anyone rescheduled their CPA exam the night before? I just rescheduled mine for tomorrow because the Prometrics website let me without a fee, but now I’m worried that it didn’t actually work. All of the information says you cannot change within 24 hours. Does anyone have any experience with this?
Has anyone left employment at their firm prior to passing all four parts of the CPA exam, and had to reimburse the firm for the cost of the Becker study materials?
Anyone willing to help me out getting my first accounting job? I have a Masters degree in Accounting and I am studying for the CPA exam.
Do you consider 175k total comp with 5 yrs of consulting experience good? I know its not great for mbb....i also dont have an mba
Post-MBA. Beginning to believe every year in consulting is a year wasted on low-value general skill sets rather than real industry experience Any recommendations for vet-friendly leadership rotational programs in industry?
Does MBB have cyber security consultants? If so, any idea how hard it would be to join from a big 4 cyber risk? Also, do you need to eventually get an MBA? Thanks much.
Am I spelling my name right? Formatting tips appreciated. PwC OP, B.S, M.S., CPA, CFA (level 1 candidate), CMA, CFE, CISA, GOD
Which business school has the best social scene? If I'm dedicating time to get an MBA, I might as well enjoy myself.
Have my OSCP and thinking about another cert. Interested in engineering malware but open to other suggestions. What security certs do people recommend?
Can the group members please share their experience about the CFE exam? How many days of preparation does it require? What are some of the useful study resources?
I am diverse (Hispanic/Spanish). I hold the following CPA,CFE, and CFA lvl 3 cand. but still my team assigns me the areas of the audit (admin) like SDC liason, confirms, etc. Already talked to my Part
For the CFE, did you do anything in addition to the ACFE prep course? The course is just practice questions, so I’m wondering where I can actually learn the information first before that.
Anyone have their CFE? Just wondering what you have done or plan to do with it and what the test was like.
Does anyone know anyone in the Cornell one tech mba? If Faang type companies don’t work out, do you think it’d still be possible to get into ib or mbb with this degree? Also, what are some other....
Anyone taken the CFE or CIA? Feedback is appreciated with respect to review courses and prep time. Thanks.
Can someone please dm me about mba stats? I just took the gmat and I wanna see if I should retake or not
Started studying for the cfe. My firm gave us resources to use to prep for the exams. So far, I'm scoring pretty low compared to my peers on the practice exams. Any advice on what to do?..Kinda scared
So ATK fam.. I know y'all got the red tint screen protectors, close your fucking blinds on a 7am flight because I am getting sun burnt from the reflection of your screen 🙏🏼
WFH or Bench time does not mean unlimited "free work or labor without a charge code!" What is WRONG with some people?
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
How easy is it to lateral from Deloitte human capital to MBB or a strategy firm? Seems like having a heavy HR focus may not have a lot of transferable skills. Don’t want to get stuck in HR forever.
I’m a relatively new college hire and recently brushed up my LinkedIn. I started having several headhunters reaching out about different opportunities. It seems like they usually don’t name the actual firm they’re working for or much other relevant detail. I guess it’s because the headhunters are an independent staffing firm? Anyways, any recommendations on how seriously I should take these type of messages or whether to get on the phone with them just to check it out? Could be MBB I guess lol
If you leave on your own terms is it reasonable to expect to be paid out for unused PTO days? And if so, how are those days paid out?
Havas Health (& You??) reached out saying they're about to sign a large piece of oncology business...what's the culture like for the medical writers/medical directors? More Med Ed or Promo??
Has anyone ever applied for a position they’re unqualified for (lack of X years of experience) and still got the job?
Am I the only one that thinks interviews are fun? I mean getting the interview is tough but other than that is basically career dating.
That feeling when you are changing the hotel for umpteenth time and you really need to get your own place.
How often were your babies sick their first year at daycare? (Sick like with a fever, not just a runny nose) it seems like my kid is constantly sick, can’t tell if it’s normal
At what point to you openly address your school’s culture issues with your students despite a lack of leadership?
Work life balance has been great the past 3 weeks. I have also been on the bench for the past 3 weeks
Is it inappropriate to reach out to the MD you interviewed with if you’re still waiting for a written offer and recruiter hasn’t responded to your emails.