May 29, 2017 at 9:30 pm #1562182HoldMyBeerCPAParticipant
You know you're a candidate when your friends and family begin every request with, “I know you've gotta study, but can you…” With summer nearly in full swing I'm getting more and more of these requests.May 29, 2017 at 9:54 pm #1562203
LMFAO!!!! OMG, keep these coming! I need as much laughter to get me through the rest of this year!
You know you're a CPA Candidate when your idea of socializing is going on Another71.com.May 29, 2017 at 10:14 pm #1562224M123Participant
You know you're a cpa candidate when you've taken your last test and don't know what to do with all this time but still praying to the Good Lord that you passed. It's called “cruel and unusual punishment”, AICPA (8A) – learn it.
From the OP – You know… when you buy a $350 set of very mediocre headphones that just happen to quiet everything down to be able to study. Any takers which 🙂May 29, 2017 at 10:47 pm #1562241
You know you're a CPA Candidate when you try to think of other acronyms and mnemonics besides BARF and Can't Pass Again. If you know any, please share. LOL!May 29, 2017 at 11:06 pm #1562248
You know you're a CPA Candidate when you get annoyed when people ask you if you want to hang out when your schedule exclusively consists of working, studying, working out, and sleeping? Ummm, when??? Next year?
You know you're a CPA Candidate when you get annoyed that you constantly have to explain to people the process of applying for and taking the CPA exam and how it will take 3 months to get your score.
What do you guys say when you get asked these questions cause I'm legit gonna go off on the next person who asks me one of these questions. I'm praying so hard that God helps me with this.
You know you're a CPA Candidate when you regret telling family and friends that you're studying for the CPA exam cause they ask so many questions. Then they forget the answers by the time you take your next exam… SMH.May 30, 2017 at 3:46 pm #1562640AnonymousInactiveJune 3, 2017 at 4:04 pm #1564992
You know you're a CPA candidate when every song you ever heard is now relatable to your CPA exam experience.
1. *NSYNC – Here We Go
2. *NSYNC – I Want You Back
3. *NSYNC – Tearin' Up My Heart
4. *NYSYNC – Bye Bye Bye
5. Eminem – Love The Way You Lie
6. Eminem – 25 To Life
7. Eminem – Puke
8. Chris Brown – Deuces
9. Al Green – Tired Of Being Alone
10. The Temptations – I Wish It Would Rain
11. Jackson 5 – All I Do Is Think Of You
12. The Tony Rich Project – Nobody Knows
I can literally relate every song I've ever heard to this experience in some way – whether it's passing an exam, studying, having no life, whatever…. Sad love songs that I've cried tears to are now cracking me up. HA!June 4, 2017 at 8:12 pm #1565230
When u go to Six Flags and u take your audios. I forgot I was in public and said things like “oh! You have to look at threshold too!” out loud.
When u read flash cards in line at the bank, grocery store, red light, family events.
When u look on line for 3 days for noise cancelling headsets like sheldon on big bang. Closest thing I found was air plain maintance sets.June 4, 2017 at 9:00 pm #1565244
@Julia – The Bose noise cancelling headphones are amazing. You can buy them at Target and use your RedCard to 5% off too!June 4, 2017 at 10:19 pm #1565256AnonymousInactive
U haven't shaved for 2 weeks and feel like dog crap.
U have no friends bc u have a full time relationship with your CPA Books/Software.
U brush your teeth every other day.
U shower twice a week.
U have increased your AD twice since starting the exam process.June 4, 2017 at 10:28 pm #1565262AnonymousInactive
When you leave a test and you only cry for 10 minsJune 5, 2017 at 9:58 pm #1565739HosmerParticipant
You might be a CPA candidate when you can name the Prometric locations within 25 miles of your house.
You know you're a CPA candidate when you hear a news anchor say the word “crime” and you blurt out “control environment, risk assessment, information systems, monitoring, and existing control activities.”
You know you're a CPA candidate when you have a refrigerator magnet holding up your NTS.
You might be a CPA candidate when flashcards always seem to be on your shopping list.
You might be a CPA candidate using Roger review if “Control” by Janet Jackson has been stuck in your head for six months.June 5, 2017 at 10:26 pm #1565755June 6, 2017 at 12:21 am #1565800
When your little 5 year old niece knows words like “deductions” “threshold” “agi” and helps u study flashcards.
She answers your phone “Tia can't play. She has to study. “June 6, 2017 at 5:18 am #1565833HollyParticipant
when you finally understand that ole saying misery loves companyJune 6, 2017 at 7:55 pm #1566163mtaylo24Participant
When you ask Siri “how many days until August 17?” 72 days!June 6, 2017 at 9:08 pm #1566174kelam81602Participant
When you start reading these and laughing out loud. The family asks you what you are laughing at and you read the post and they just stare back at you because they don't think it's funny. LOL It's funny if you have been through it. LOL.June 6, 2017 at 10:00 pm #1566189SkynetParticipant
You hire a police escort to get you to Prometric on Exam Day.June 6, 2017 at 10:14 pm #1566196
When u can't go family events & just send gifts & a card w statemts like “congrats on the future deduction. ” or “happy birthday! Try to talk bout business at dinner so u can write it off. “June 7, 2017 at 3:17 am #1566235AnonymousInactive
When u study full time and wear the same clothes on consecutive days!
When people ask u when is the last time u have showered!June 11, 2017 at 11:51 am #1567375HollyParticipant
When one of your current goals is seeing how far you can stretch that new notebook you just bought before having to get another oneJune 11, 2017 at 3:09 pm #1567414golfball7773Participant
“You hire a
policeescort to get you to Prometric onthrough Exam Day. ”
@Skynet – FTFYJune 12, 2017 at 4:08 pm #1572693AnonymousInactive
I was wondering if someone can suggest How to put on your resume if you are a CPA exam candidate? I am waiting for my scores in August after taking it in MayJune 12, 2017 at 4:16 pm #1572699AnonymousInactive
@golfball7773 too funnyJune 12, 2017 at 6:40 pm #1572738SkynetParticipant
@golfball7773 – Thanks golfball7773 for the correction. I didn't know I was thinking at that time. LOLOLOLOLOL! That sounds much more like me. LOLOLOLOL!
How have you been buddy? Hope you're doing well. What's you progress so far?June 14, 2017 at 7:12 pm #1573409mckan514wParticipant
someone posts a meme on FB featuring the movie “The Accountant” and your too busy trying to figure out the A/R balance to even read the meme…June 15, 2017 at 8:19 am #1573511WannafreeParticipant
You are CPA candidate when Your spouse stops kissing you.June 16, 2017 at 1:55 am #1573870
When you compare passing a section of the CPA exam to winning a game in the NBA Finals!
When you compare passing the CPA exam to winning the NBA Finals! GO WARRIORS!!! =DJune 16, 2017 at 8:19 am #1573900June 16, 2017 at 4:33 pm #1574119AnonymousInactive
When you're at the same coffee shop studying every Friday afternoon, daydreaming about what life will be like when you can actually ENJOY the fact that your office closes at noon on Fridays.
When every time you don't feel like studying you remind yourself that you REFUSE to spend another football season enslaved to this dreadful test.
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