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Disclaimer: This is not a best practice, but if you’re under the gun, it can save your butt – and your 18 month credit that is expiring. I personally used this strategy to pass Auditing in less than three weeks. You wake up one sleepy Monday in August. June is a distant memory. July was a blur. In your groggy state, something begins to nag at you. August. August. What happens in August? Mental inventory: Car tag renewal … kids go back to school … … and then it hits you. “AHHHHHHHH – I have FAR in 20 days!!!” Your significant other pauses while brushing their teeth; tossing a weird look at you. You’re slightly embarrassed, but not as embarrassed as the time you thought you could sprint to the end of the driveway in your underwear to grab the newspaper, only to find your retired neighbors from three doors

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This is from the CPA Exam Survival Guide, which is a free download to all Another71 readers. I know that right now is a miserable time and it is easy to start believing thoughts that simply are not true. Thoughts like youʼre not smart enough to pass, accounting isnʼt for you, the AICPA hates you and does not want you in the profession, etc. I personally felt all those emotions and had those thoughts going through my head as well. A few years removed from the exam process, I can tell you that being on the other side truly is worth it. My problem was always commitment to the exam. I wanted to be a CPA, but I didnʼt really want to be a CPA. (I had better things to do after a long day of public accounting like play Madden.) Picture yourself three years from now. Will this momentarily

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