Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. Well the planets must have been in line because I passed FAR with a 79! It’s been eleven months, seven exams, countless early mornings and late nights, but this NINJA is finally done!! After back-to-back 71s on REG in November and January, I was able to rattle off […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. I’m fresh out of my FAR exam, so I figure I’d crack a beer and write this week’s blog. It was a pretty uneventful and depressing Memorial Day weekend for me. While everyone else was at the lake or by the pool, I was studying elimination entries and […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. The battle with FAR continues…but it’s a battle I know I can win. I’ve been through the material multiple times, answered numerous Wiley MCQs and now I’m just tying to stay confident for the remaining days until the exam. I’ve never really tried rewriting my notes, but I’ve […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. Happy score release NINJAs! With a little over 2 weeks until FAR, I got a much-needed boost this week when I found out I passed REG. I finally beat the beast that has been plaguing me for 5 months! Now that I can see the light at the […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. Last week was more of a rebound week for me. Not to say that I’ve been slacking, but my usual focus just hasn’t been there. FAR intimidates me and I think I use that as a crutch or an excuse to put it off. But last week I […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. I hit a wall last week, and for the first time I really feel like I have no motivation to continue. I put all my energy into REG this window and I think I’m still drained from that battle. Although I knew it would be a quick turnaround, […]

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Mark is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger. Hey NINJAs. After an intense live Final Review in Dallas and a few sleepless nights, I’m back from REG. Although I’m relieved that it’s over, I can’t stop nitpicking the questions over in my head. “Did I do enough?…Did I remember that rule correctly?” I’ve just got to […]

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  Hey A71-ers! My name is Mark. I graduated with my Accounting degree back in 2006. Then I stuck around for a year taking Finance courses to pick the 150 hours. I called it the victory lap, but really I just wasn’t ready to leave college. After dragging my feet for several years, I started […]

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