Christina is a NINJA CPA blogger. I took the REG exam today. I’d like to say I feel confident about how I did, but I don’t. I could sit around worrying about my score, but I can’t change it so there is no point in stressing over it. I’m taking a 2 week break from studying to take care of some things around the house and then I’m back at it for BEC. For the first time in almost 2 months, I sat around doing not much of anything tonight and my kids loved every minute of it. I’m making sure I get a mental break and spend time with the kiddos before I go back into the CPA exam hole. Nobody said this test would be easy. In fact, just about everyone says how hard it is. With determination and focus, it can be done. I appreciate the support
Keona is a NINJA CPA blogger. I finally got to the point of questioning myself about theCPA exam. I have been studying for over a year and I have missed so much leisure time. I actually had a family member say to me that maybe this test is not for me. Ugh, this is why I regret telling people about my test. It would have been impossible to not tell my family and friends about the test. I’m always missing events because I’m in Starbucks studying. I am getting myself out of this slump and continuing going to Starbucks after work to study. I cannot wait to be able to go straight home after work or to the gym, anything but to study. I reset my and I am starting from scratch for my AUD exam take 3. I did not think AUD would be my nemesis but it is.
Jenny is a NINJA CPA blogger. I woke up this morning with my stomach all in knots. Today is test day! It has been a mental battle for me this morning. Not with studying, but between negative and positive thoughts. I believe that positive thinking plays a role in the exam process. Sure, you need to know the information and be prepared, but if you go into any test thinking negatively then all your studying was worthless. My BEC exam was scheduled for late morning and thanks to my 4 little early risers I was up earlier than anticipated. There are a lot of CPA candidates who would spend these final hours cramming, but for me, there was a fear of panic. To get my mind on the right track, I spent the morning reading The Little Engine That Could to my kids. Then, to help remind me to stay
Christina is a NINJA CPA blogger. As I sit to write this blog post, I realize that I have less than 2 weeks left until I face REG. My trending score in are not exactly where I want them to be; but I’m confident with lots of practice and studying I will get to where I want to be. I actually considered briefly pushing my REG exam back, but I know that’s just nerves. I’ve been doing well on my studying and getting MCQs done, and doing better in the tax questions than I expected to. I’ve been dealing with some health issues lately and am hoping that they don’t hinder my progress and focus. I feel much more stressed now that the exam date is approaching, but keep telling myself to keep calm. I’m seriously ready to be done with REG and move on. I had taken a few
Joshua is a NINJA CPA blogger. Despite my original thoughts on liking tax, studying for REG has made me extremely thankful that I do not work in tax. My head has been swimming in deductions and credits and the roughly 400 summary tables for the last 5 weeks. I have never been more motivated to take an exam only once. We are now less than 6 months out from the wedding, which means bachelor parties, final planning and work conferences as the year rolls on. Essentially, after May, I will not be able to dedicate 100% of my time to studying until we are back from the honeymoon in October. No pressure, though right? My future wife has once again cemented her status of CPA Exam MVP by agreeing to review the with me and help me remember the mnemonics from the notes as well as the flashcards I have.