Joshua is a . The Number 1 lesson for NINJAs I can bestow upon you is this: if you want to check your score on your honeymoon, make sure you have the right amount of cell service so your spouse doesn’t have to listen to you swear every time the site crashes on your phone. […]

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Joshua is a . It’s weird to think that this could be the second last post I submit to the NINJA community. If all goes well and I get through my REG exam in 14 days unscathed, my next post will be my official sign off. After 15 months of blogging and studying, I could […]

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Joshua is a . The REG Exam is going to be a test that I have nightmares about for the rest of my life. I have accepted that fact and made peace with its power over me. That being said, I am happy to take on those future nightmares if my battle with this test […]

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Joshua is a . The final countdown is on for the move and the wedding! I have exactly 6 weeks to get through REG before leaving for California the following week and get married the week after. I foresee a lot of sleepless nights in my immediate future! I have been pushing through my REG […]

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Joshua is a . I have been coming to the Another 71 site for the better part of the 2 years since I started my CPA journey. I read about the NINJA method and how it supposedly made a difference, especially the re-writing of notes, and led to improved scores. I’ll admit, I’ve always been […]

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Joshua is a . After a long 8 weeks of prepping for Audit, combined with a rough exam (in my mind), I am ready for a 2-week break from studying. I will get my score on the next release date, and until then I am totally decompressing before getting back in the books. It feels […]

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Joshua is a . Well, it’s official, I have been studying and taking the CPA Exam for a year this month; queue the sad trombone. When I originally started scheduling exams, I figured that this would be a 6 months tops kind of deal. Little did I know what I was in for with this […]

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Joshua is a . Trying to study for one exam while waiting for the score drop of another is excruciating. I feel as though I can never truly invest in studying knowing I may have to re-study all of the material I just dumped out of my head the second I left the Prometric center. […]

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Joshua is a . I didn’t have to wait long for the score drop to confirm what I feared for the last 4 weeks; I didn’t do enough. I received a failing REG score. When the score dropped and my fiancée hugged me I went totally numb. Any hope of finishing this exam in Q2 […]

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Joshua is a . 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 […]

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