June 16, 2017 at 8:10 pm #1574161
@allie we got season passes for the family to six flags and now my summer is lost. Its very hard. Lol. But ur right. knowing this will b over soon is helpful. I go sometimes and listen to audio in the long lines. I count that as studying. Lol.June 22, 2017 at 11:52 am #1575794Meg267Participant
You know you're a CPA candidate when you bring your study materials with to the hospital because you'll have some extra time before your surgery starts.June 22, 2017 at 7:23 pm #1575979mccarta7Participant
You know you're a CPA candidate when instead of taking it as a compliment you are angered when someone tells you “You're really smart, you'd probably be fine if you didn't study at all!”
[insert facepalm emoji]June 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm #1575983loveandbelovedParticipant
@ANN – HAAAA! OMG! My extended family tells me this all the time! I'm so tired of hearing “how smart I am!” This exam is FREAKIN HARD and you have to be extremely disciplined and make so many sacrifices! It's not like these other mediocre exams people take in other industries to get ahem… “licensed”.
[insert grumpy emoji]September 30, 2017 at 11:42 pm #1641254
You know you're a CPA candidate when u take our study materials w in cuz our scared someone might steal them if u leave them in car.
That Becker book has allllll my notes.October 1, 2017 at 12:29 am #1641260MattParticipant
You know your a CPA candidate when your confused when people say good morning . . . you've been up since 5.April 1, 2018 at 8:22 am #1753412
You know you are a CPA candidate when a “Holiday” means you get a day off work to study. Only Easter eggs Im hunting are in my Ninja MCQ.April 1, 2018 at 9:49 am #1753446tncpa2018Participant
You know you are a CPA candidate when you were studying REG while “vacationing” in Costa Rica. I was reading the IRS tax booklet during my flight, the person seating by me thought I must have a really complicated tax to file. Lol! 😂April 2, 2018 at 6:27 am #1754367ParthamisParticipant
You know you're a CPA candidate when the staff at B&N cafe see you everyday at the same table, and get concerned when you don't show up that day.April 2, 2018 at 10:08 am #1754559NateParticipant
You know you're a CPA candidate when the Prometric employees address you by name when you show up for test time.
You know you're a CPA candidate when you hate lawyers, especially when they talk about the BAR exam (my father-in-law is a lawyer too, he thinks lawyers are way better than CPA's and the BAR is way tougher)
You know you're a CPA candidate when you're excited to just work 40 hours a week. (you can use that one for tax accountants too)
You know you're a CPA candidate when you go over study material in your head when you try to sleep.
You know you're a CPA candidate when you have dreams of being roommates with Roger Philipp.
You know you're a CPA candidate when you actually have looked up Roger Philipp on the dating game.April 2, 2018 at 11:48 am #1754666AnonymousInactive
You know you're a CPA candidate when you feel guilty all the time for anything else in life other than studying including, but not limited to:
-leaving the house
-relaxingApril 2, 2018 at 12:32 pm #1754693Right Brained AccountantParticipant
You know you're a CPA candidate when one of your best friends laments about the perils of NCLEX testing and how bad it is, and you burst out laughing but luckily catch yourself before explaining that the NCLEX is only one testApril 2, 2018 at 12:52 pm #1754703AnonymousInactive
You know you’re a CPA candidate when you write in your actual BEC WC test:
“Your a CPA candidate…..”
You’d be lucky to get a 74 for your BEC in the next CPA score release.April 8, 2018 at 10:17 pm #1760357AnonymousInactiveApril 9, 2018 at 8:31 am #1760629Fratty RedneckParticipant
You know you're a CPA candidate when it's summer and you're at the beach with your family. Everyone is going to the beach and/or fishing, but you're stuck inside studying.
Thank the man above that those days are behind me!August 18, 2019 at 9:39 am #2637795cortes123Participant
Classic thread bump. Thought people here could use the humor in the posts. I sure used it when I was studying.August 18, 2019 at 10:30 am #2637849Cobalt60Participant
You know you're a CPA exam candidate when your dreams consist of multiple choice questions narrowed down to two choices and you just don't know which to pick.October 27, 2019 at 2:53 am #2767818SkynetParticipant
You know you're a CPA candidate when you get burn by the sunlight stepping out of a Starbucks because you been holed up studying all that time and must drink your weight in caffeine to recover from the sunlight burn.October 27, 2019 at 7:03 am #2767848heidigail30Participant
You know you are a cpa candidate when studying has been your every day thing for a couple of years and now you have no idea what to do now that you’ve taken your last exam….
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