Nellie says: Is the NINJA Audio the same as the NINJA Notes? I’m taking auditing in six days. I have the notes but I’m deciding whether or not to purchase the audio. Is it the same as the notes but spoken out loud? Conceptually the notes and the audio are pretty much the same. The same concepts, however they are two completely different performances, if you will. So the NINJA Audio is not the NINJA Notes just read out loud. Each NINJA audio script took me at least a month to write out. And I expand on a lot of the topics. And so the notes are used for like a cram and the audio is best used for… It allows you to study when you couldn’t otherwise get in the time. So when you’re at the gym, if you’re at the gym for an hour, you can literally study
The AICPA has released the Q2 2017 CPA Exam Pass Rates. Additional insights from the AICPA: Candidates’ reactions to the recent changes to the Exam were quite positive with no significant operational issues to report. The percentage of candidates entering the pipeline and passing all 4 sections [annually] is the best indicator of candidate and Exam performance. The ’17Q2 Exam is a new exam with a new passing standard. Comparisons to past years and past quarters are of limited value due to the changes in the Exam. We do not know if ’17Q2 candidate performance is representative of future performance. Candidates’ performance on the Exam may improve over time as candidates become more familiar with the structure and content of a new exam. The Board of Examiners regularly monitors pass rates. Some thoughts… After tracking CPA Exam Score Releases and Pass Rates since 2009, I’ve seen a lot of changes
With the Q2 2017 Score Release in the books, the July, August, and September 2017 CPA Exam Score Release is up next. Get all of the latest CPA Exam Score Release news for Q3 2017 in the CPA Exam Forum.