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Keona is a NINJA CPA blogger. Since it is summer, when I leave Starbucks after studying it is still light outside on my drive home. I’m trying to find small joys during this studying process. Studying is already stressful. My current boss is leaving the department soon and I just found out I will be taking on some of his tasks until another manager is hired. It’s like déjà vu. My last manager left around this time last year as well and I took on some of his tasks that I never was able to pass on to the new manager. Oh the joy. The director of my department does not know I’m studying for the CPA exam and I’m not sure if that will make a difference on my workload. The upside is that I have a job. I watched a few of my coworkers lose their jobs last

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JThompson
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John is a NINJA CPA blogger. Hello fellow NINJAs, The first month of going through the NINJA CPA materials have helped a lot in preparing for the BEC exam. My challenge has been getting enough sleep. I didn’t think this part through very well when I started the process. I thought I could get by on 5 to 6 hours a sleep a day no problem. Putting in 3 hours on my CPA exam and another 2 hours on my Masters each day? Again, no problem! After my first week of attempting this schedule my body knows that is not going to work. I didn’t realize how much sleep I was really not getting until I looked at my FITBIT and it told me I was averaging 4 hours a day. So I did have to make some adjustments. First, I wrote out a study schedule that had me getting up

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Rollie is a NINJA CPA blogger. A quick update in the world of studying for my 3rd retake for BEC. As mentioned previously, I have received a 73 and then a 74. So if I keep this trend going, I should be good right? I am currently trending around around 70 percent with and I am looking for a test date. You would think more spots would be opening up early in the testing window. I am focusing on some topics I know I did not understand very well the last time I took BEC. I know economics and cost accounting are not my forte. My score report provided the same information, but keep in mind that all score reports are worthless. They give you information based on how you compared with other people in that testing window. It is basically waste of paper and stamp from my board of

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Christina is a NINJA CPA blogger. Howdy, NINJAs! So I have picked up my notes and have read through them twice. Now I’m going to be adding in and start re-writing these notes. I feel that I’ve actually been grasping more since reading the notes than I did reading the entire book last time. I have high hopes this time around! With summer here, it’s hard to stay focused with all of the trips to the beach and pool my husband has planned for the kids, but I’ve made strict guidelines that I get at least 4 hours on our non-pool day to study so that I am not falling behind. I’ve been using my lunch break and about an hour, usually more, in the evenings to read and study. So far that seems to be working. It’s going much better than trying to force in 3 hours in the

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