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Joshua is a NINJA CPA blogger. I have been coming to the Another 71 site for the better part of the 2 years since I started my CPA journey. I read about the NINJA method and how it supposedly made a difference, especially the re-writing of notes, and led to improved scores. I’ll admit, I’ve always been a little skeptical of Jeff’s methods. I saw the re-writing of notes as tedious and as an exercise that takes away from precious MCQ time as you approach an exam. Today, I am happy to say I have to eat every single one of those words. I originally took Audit in August and October, both times not dedicating enough time or proper study techniques, thinking that I could probably get by and scrape out a 75. I promptly got my butt handed to me with both exams. This attempt, I decided to go

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Kristen is a NINJA CPA blogger. I was recently talking to a coworker, and shared that, although I am not far along in my journey towards sitting for the exam, I am frustrated. I think that so often when you see a failing result you feel like you are in it alone. A lot of my colleagues, friends and acquaintances already have the CPA designation — but I didn’t know some of them through their journey to obtain it. I encourage all of the NINJAs out there to start the discussion with someone who has the designation. There is a struggle for everyone; it just may come in different forms. One coworker shared that she sat for each section of the exam multiple times before passing. I had a very similar conversation with my mentor; she said she sat for each of the sections multiple times, receiving near-passing grades each

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Christina is a NINJA CPA blogger. I’ve been doing a lot of reading on the Another71.com Forum. I’ve noticed a lot of people talking about how they have no motivation or just feel lazy and don’t want to study. I know that feeling all too well. I came home with a plan 3 nights in a row and didn’t end up studying because I didn’t “feel” like it. I’ve been stressed out to the max with everything that’s not the exam and then I have the exam on top of it all. With everything going on, I have formulated a new plan to hopefully help relieve some stress and just maybe some of my laziness with studying. I’m going to get my NTS, but I am not going to schedule my REG exam just yet. I have a goal date in mind to take my exam, but no matter what

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Rollie is a NINJA CPA blogger. As many of you may not remember, I took BEC back on the 21st of May on a wonderful Saturday afternoon… I thought it went pretty well and I figured it would be very close… Scene: upstairs bathroom with ugly pink wallpaper accented by light blue bath rugs and 2 cats sitting on top of the toilet staring at me. Time: 6:05 AM CDT I am trying to pull up my score on my phone, I immediately drop it on the floor instead of throwing it against the remains of 1960 ugly pink wallpaper…. 74. Beautiful… It is the news I wanted to see on a Wednesday morning… On the wife front, I have the optimistic wife saying, “It is an improvement and highest you ever got on that section.” I emailed my boss with no subject line and I all I put was

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