JEFF ELLIOTT
Author Archive

JEFF ELLIOTT

cpa-exam-study-tips
Podcasts

Need CPA Exam Study Advice? Struggling with balancing Life and the CPA Exam and need to vent? You can Ask Jeff, and your question/comment/frustrations will be answered in an upcoming Ask Jeff/Podcast. Disclaimer: This is general advice only – I don’t know all of the facts/details of your situation. Please keep in mind that my opinion is often wrong – just ask my wife. Appealing a 74 after Losing REG Credit I have failed REG with a 73, 74, passed with a 75; and then eventually lost credit for it. I currently have credit for BEC (passed it twice) and AUD. I just failed REG with a 74. Is there anything I can say or do to get the AICPA to adjust the grade to a 75? Is it worth appealing the grade? Is there any specific wording I can use to get them to consider changing the grade? I

Read More
cpa-exam-study-tips
Podcasts

Need CPA Exam Study Advice? Struggling with balancing Life and the CPA Exam and need to vent? You can Ask Jeff, and your question/comment/frustrations will be answered in an upcoming Ask Jeff/Podcast. Disclaimer: This is general advice only – I don’t know all of the facts/details of your situation. Please keep in mind that my opinion is often wrong – just ask my wife. Struggling with AUD I’ve taken audit 4 times and haven’t passed…scored 73, 67, 74 and 71. How do I pass so I can move on to my final exam – FAR? Jeff: It looks like you’re following a pattern of scoring lower than you did with your previous exam. 73 … 67 74 … 71 My guess is that you study hard – barely miss it (73/74) and then cram because you’re “only a few point away”, which is a recipe for failing. It’s a common

Read More
cpa-exam-study-tips
Podcasts

Need CPA Exam Study Advice? Struggling with balancing Life and the CPA Exam and need to vent? You can Ask Jeff, and your question/comment/frustrations will be answered in an upcoming Ask Jeff/Podcast. Disclaimer: This is general advice only – I don’t know all of the facts/details of your situation. Please keep in mind that my opinion is often wrong – just ask my wife. Oh Study Planner, Where Art Thou? Where can I get the Study Planner? I have tried to click the link under study tools and it brings me to the free download page. I am not sure if I am doing it right but even after I download it I cant find it. Please help! Jeff: Here you go: NINJA Study Planner. You’re not crazy – the Study Planner was missing and the ninjas added it back 🙂 I Passed! Hi Jeff, I don’t have a question

Read More
cpa-exam-study-tips
Podcasts

Need CPA Exam Study Advice? Struggling with balancing Life and the CPA Exam and need to vent? You can Ask Jeff, and your question/comment/frustrations will be answered in an upcoming Ask Jeff/Podcast. Disclaimer: This is general advice only – I don’t know all of the facts/details of your situation. Please keep in mind that my opinion is often wrong – just ask my wife. Putting CPA Exam on hold – how to stay on the Email List? “I love your site and all your resources. I am putting off my CPA exams to raise my two small children. When they start kindergarten I will be starting the process again. If you don’t mind I would like to stay on your email list. If you do mind I will just find you again when the time comes.” Jeff: Sounds great! Go here to jump back on the email list when you’re

Read More