Taking audit tomorrow morning. Anyone have any tips? Failed in January with a 71. Went through all of the MCQ, went back and did the ones I got wrong. Looked at the new 2020 AICPA questions and sims and I guess I mastered that, i understand them even tho it’s all memorization at this point. Read a couple of chapters I had trouble on. About to go through the Becker review book.

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Don’t fly through. Audit is tricky. Every word in the sentence is there for a reason.


Cram MCQs and be sure you know how to navigate the authoritative lit. Don’t waste time reading/lectures (unless that’s your learning style). Get a good nights rest, and don’t burn yourself out the day before by studying too much. Best of luck - You got this!


You got this OP- all it takes is one!


I failed aud with a 73. (Retake with an 86). To retake I honestly crushed the Becker mc and memorization is key. You really do have to carefully read each word bc the change in one word completely changes the meaning of the question. Don’t bother w Becker sims. Another thing I found helpful is when I was confused in a subject as a whole, I took the time and understood the concept as a big picture and then would map downward, sort of like a flow chart - just to make sure I cohesively understood a subject matter


Agree with PwC 2. Make sure to read every word! I failed with a 68 the first time and got a 76 the second time, I redid all the MC, sims and took my time on the exam instead of rushing through it. It was terrifying since I left audit for last and if I didn’t past the second time around, I would have to retake FAR.


Hmm.. idk if I can help, I got a 98 when I took audit

Crowe1, when I worked at Crowe the managing partner was always on some funniest accountants standup competition. You two should connect because you’re a hoot and a half.


Get good sleep. Eat sensibly before you go (not starchy or sugary) don’t over caffeinate, and concentrate. You can do this!!! Best of luck.

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