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Working mothers are in a category all their own when it comes to passing the CPA exam. We not only strive to balance work and family, but when you throw the CPA Exam in the mix, you’re going down a road only few can fathom. We are the rock of the family. We provide financial support, comfort, nutrition, stability, refereeing, homework checks, matching socks, boo-boo kisses, clean toilets, chauffeur service, etc. We give everything our absolute all and no one notices when we skip a beat because we are that good. That’s why it was so difficult for me to accept I could not reach my unattainable level of perfection while I tried to pass the CPA exam. Something had to give. For instance, I had a semi-decorated house at Christmas and at another time, I was 3 points shy of passing this exam. Being successful at it all is

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This is Part 2 of the “Working Mother’s Guide to Surviving the CPA Exam“. I can’t believe August is already here and my exam is on the 23rd. Regulation is definitely a challenge, despite my tax experience and having barely passed REG before. The little angel on my shoulder is telling me, “Don’t take REG for granted. Remember what happened with BEC? Study every waking minute. This could be it”. The little devil on my other shoulder is saying, “You already know this stuff. You passed before. It will come back to you.” The torture is almost over. Here are more helpful hints that will get us through. 1. Allow yourself little splurges. I keep dark chocolate in my desk and am on a frozen coffee drink kick right now. Reward yourself for achieving your daily goals. I sound like a cheesy magazine article but it’s true. 2. Give yourself

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CPA Reviewed #81 – CPA Exam Task-Based Simulation Time Management Oren – I took Audit in May, and I don’t think I did well. My score with REG is expiring on July 21st. I just found out that I will not receive the AUD score until August 16th! If I do not pass, I won’t be able to take Audit again before REG expires. Will they extend my REG score? Thanks for your insight. Nelly – Is the NINJA Audio the same as NINJA Notes? I’m am taking audit in 6 days, I have the notes but I am deciding whether or not to purchase the audio. Is it the same as the notes but spoken out loud? Amanda – Do you have any insight on the new format of the FAR sims — three different sections rather than just one? I am worried about not knowing the entire picture

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Live CPA Exam Courses + Earning CPE Credits – CPA Reviewed #80 Brandon – I’ve been out of school for some time and would like to test my skills to see where I am with the knowledge needed to pass the CPA Exam. I think I need an assessment exam to let me know what to focus on. Do you have something or know something I can use? Seth – I’m trying to select a CPA Exam Review Course. There seems to be only one course offering live CPA Review classes now, which i think will help me with structure, etc. But I’ve seen a lot of blogs complaining about the live classes and the price. What do you think of live classes, and are there other prep courses that you especially like? Alfonso – I just graduated with a B.S in Accountancy and I have all of the requirements

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