Failed BEC twice now... first with a 67 and now with a 73. Any advice on passing BEC. Using Wiley, Becker and Ninja.

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My advice.. If you just got a 73, and I know it stings.. just hammer MCQs.. you’re so close! Just keep doing MCQs with Becker and review why you get certain questions wrong to make sure you understand the material. I did multiple sets of mcqs that contained all chapters in BEC (maybe 25 per set). Then I’d go back and review them after to make sure I knew the ones I got wrong, and if I noticed a pattern (i.e. I was weak in a particular area) I’d go back and review that section specifically. Best of luck, and don’t give up!!

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I got a 73 on BEC and just retook and passed with a 76

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I got a 73 my first time and restudied for 3 weeks and got a 82. I would start by putting down one of your study tools, studying with too many review softwares can be your demise. Use one as your Becker as your main and probably ninja to help you with your weak areas. Remember with bec per the aicpa outline coso, erm, Econ and IT are the heavily weighted topics. Also mcq is 50% and the written portion is 15%... make sure you can do sets of 31 mcq while consistently hitting a passing score of 75 or greater. Second make sure you can comfortably write on any topic. Id retake your test within 2-3 weeks.

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In same boat. Got 70 and then failed yesterday with a 74😭😭😭

That’s brutal

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