Help!!! Took AUD four times, the average score is 71.5

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  • #2513064

    david
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    Passed other three once, and took AUD four time, 73, 70, 71, 72.
    Any suggestions for me, thank you

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    #2513406

    allusuc
    Participant

    Do every McQ in your test bank. Keep doing it until your eyes bleed. Also when u select an answer, the other 3 that are incorrect, be sure u know why they’re incorrect. So It’s important to read every answer before selecting your choice.

    #2513409

    WEEE2CPAYE
    Participant

    do each sub-topic in your service provider, one by one by one and RE-WRITE the information in your own words. Regardless if you get the right or wrong answer, re-write. Start by resetting your progress and doing new questions only until you see all of them.

    what you will have is a ton of notes in your own words and some of them will be the same theory/information. You then study them.

    FAR: pass

    AUD: pass (1 re-take, thanks govt shut-down!)

    BEC: pass

    REG: pass

     

    #2513670
    FutureCPA
    FutureCPA
    Participant

    Solid advice @weee2cpaye

    AUD - 73,
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - NINJA in Training
    REG - NINJA in Training
    Giving up is not an option.

    The question is not whether I will be a CPA or not, the question is when will I become a CPA.

    #2513751
    Jennifer
    Jennifer
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    It took me 5 times to finally get past audit. It was the bane of my existence for a long time.

    I finally found success when I switched my study methods to something that worked better for me. Hit the test banks for MCQs over and over…and over. Wrote explanations on wrong answers. Once I got out of Ninja's assessment phase, I would work on beefing up my weak areas by reading the textbook on those topics and then hitting questions for it.

    Good luck!

    AUD - 85
    BEC - 84
    FAR - 82
    REG - 78
    Ethics - 95
    Licensed in IL & MO
    #2513838
    Recked
    Recked
    Participant

    Massive amounts of MCQs, and focus on smart test taking methods.
    AUD is harder because it is subjective, so make sure you rule out 2 answers right off the bat, then you need to use your best judgement to pick between the 2 remaining answers.
    What did your score report show? How many MCQs were you doing before each exam?
    Did you have known weak areas that you avoided because you knew you were weak and didn't like them?

    Memento Mori - Kingston NY CPA & EA (SUNY Albany 2002)

    FAR-93 11/9/17 (10wks, 250 hrs, Roger 1800+ MCQs, Gleim TB 600+MCQs, SIMs)
    AUD-88 12/7/17 (3 wks, 85 hrs, Roger 1000 MCQs no SIMs hail mary)
    REG-96 1/18/18 (6 wks, 110 hrs, 1400 MCQs, no SIMs)
    BEC-91 2/16/18 (4wks, 90 hrs, 1240 MCQs)

    #2513892

    chandler
    Participant

    AUD is tougher than people realize. A lot of times questions appear exceedingly similar save one minor detail that changes the answer. It's the most subjective of the exams since it's generally judgement-based. Like Recked said, with multiple choice I was generally able to rule out two as very unlikely. If you haven't been in a time crunch, I would suggest that you really take your time and read the questions and answers more than once. I walked out of AUD in 90 minutes, and I definitely could have benefited from taking more time.

    Chandler Priest

    Licensed TX CPA

    REG 01/27/18 - 98

    BEC 03/03/18 - 96

    AUD 04/07/18 - 91

    FAR 06/02/18 -96

    #2514927

    asdf
    Participant

    wow, great advises for me as well, thank you all!

    FAR - Passed

    REG - Passed

    AUD - Scheduled for Aug/2019

    BEC

    #2609187

    Yshan
    Participant

    Changing to the other study material will definitely help you to pass.

    #2616276
    Madhav
    Madhav
    Participant

    Try GLIEM. Passed in 5th try after doing virtually every question that existed on Rogers and Ninja. It gave me different perspective on Audit than how I perceived.

    AUD - 76
    BEC - 75
    FAR - 76
    REG - 77
    FINISHED.    "If I can do it, so can you".- ME.

    LEO MESSI:GOAT

     

    Ethics: WA: 93, AICPA: 93

    #2619900

    JFKGY
    Participant

    There's no point studying and doing MCQ if you do not understand why you did wrong. In AUD, other than the dead solid information questions, most of the questions will ask you “What will you do if it is case ABCD”. I would recommend writing out a list of equations, if you see case A and the variables are EFG, you know the action should be X. They always ask the same topic and same cases (maybe 20 of them in total). Just crack down the answers.

    NY - Passed CPA. In searching for the experience.
    #2620059
    LIFO The Party
    LIFO The Party
    Participant

    The most important thing about the audit section is knowing the concepts at a high level (for example: what’s the difference between a SSARS engagement and an audit engagement, what kind of language does the PCAOB report contain, how is the AICPA audit report structured, what’s the different between quarterly reviews and a full blown audit, etc.). The MCQs are 99% conceptual – literally zero calculations. The simulations are a different story though. Lots of calculations. Make sure to practice the sims on the AICPA sample test. Those are very comparable to the actual exam

    AUD: 78

    BEC: 84

    FAR: TBD

    REG: TBD

    #2641896

    Vyhunter
    Participant

    Hey what review material are u using to study with?

    BEC  - 83*

    REG  - Ninja in Training

    FAR - Ninja in Training

    AUD - Test date 09/18/2019

     

     

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