JoMarie is a weekly Club 75 Blogger as she documents her journey through the CPA Exam. She has been a member of Another71.com's Club 75 since October 2010.
I know I havent blogged in a while. Well, this last score release threw a curve ball into my test taking plans.
It turns out I failed FAR by 2 points. 2 points!!!! At first I didnt have any reaction to it. Didnt cry, get angry, or anything. As some fellow another71.com followers said, I must be in autopilot mode.
I took a few days off to rethink my study plan. With already having BEC scheduled for January and already 2 chapters of lectures watched, I had a tough decision to make.
After much research and thinking my options over, I decided to cancel BEC and reschedule FAR right away. I was actually able to reschedule FAR right into my BEC slot. So I still have the same amount of studying time available to me, I just had to put my BEC books away and take out my FAR books.
I decided to put Jeffs NINJA technique into full-blown action. This past Monday I started to watch Roger CPA Review CRAM lectures. I figured since I was so close to passing both this last window and the window before I would just use a CRAM, and if I need anymore detailed information on a particular section I would refer back to Rogers CPA Review course.
I run into the same problem on both attempts. I run out of time to do MCQs. So this time Im finding every which way possible to do MCQs. I purchased myself an iPhone, so I could use that to review Jeffs NINJA notes and log onto Wiley Test bank whenever I have a free moment.
Whether Im at a doctors office, watching my girls at their swimming lessons, or sitting in the passenger seat while my husbands driving us somewhere, I will have my iPhone with me reviewing FAR. Im planning on using this study plan for BEC as well, when the time comes.
BEC might have to wait until April, depending on how busy I am with tax season around the corner. Im already busy at work and I know its only going to get busier.
Congratulations to those who have passed this past score release. To those who missed it, like me, this past window, we will get it in 2012!!!