Official "I Passed FAR" Thread

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  • #2119281

    Sam
    Participant

    Bam, passed FAR with a 91! First try!

    AUD - 92
    BEC - 92
    FAR - 91
    REG - 93
    Accounting Assistant in Wisconsin
    #2119377

    ihopeipassed
    Participant

    Passed with a 77! So thankful that's over

    AUD - 88
    BEC - 85
    FAR - 77
    REG - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 77 (12/6/2018)

    BEC - 85 (8/17/2018)

    AUD - 72 (2/22/2019), 88 (4/15/2019)

    REG - (6/7/2019)

    #2119464

    sean
    Participant

    First time taking FAR, got an 83! Thought I did extremely well on M.C and then bombed sims, especially final testlet. Pretty much guess on 2 of the 3 sims on last sims.

    How I passed. Few videos from fastforwardacademy (I purchased) that I didnt understand from Ninja Cpa books. Tried to do all the ninja questions once by selecting one topic at a time. Redid the ones I struggled after learning the material. So did about 2000 mc questions and 0 sims. Hope this helps for others. Learn the concept and then do mc questions!

    #2119917

    Y05H1 3GG
    Participant

    I passed FAR with a 76 on my first try. I got a lot more Governmental/Non-profit than I was prepared for on MCQ, but felt solid about about all of the SIMs except for one.

    AUD 72 82
    REG 75
    FAR 76
    BEC 77
    #2121201

    jeff3861791
    Participant

    Passes FAR for the second time with a 77.

    Only managed to take a week off right before exam to study and mainly focused on Govt and NFP. I guess that paid off. 😀

    AUD - 87
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 77
    REG - 84
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    #2122911

    thistooshallpass
    Participant

    I honestly thought I was going to fail while sitting for my first exam early December (FAR). FAR IS A MONSTER FOR SURE. I took a whole week off to study prior to the exam and about 5-6 weeks total. I still felt like I wasn't prepared at all (but in the end, no one is ever “fully” prepared). I told myself I'll be happy with over a 60 on my first attempt but ended up passing the exam with a score over 80. Please don't give up even when you feel like it's overwhelming. It is! Delete social media, tell your friends you'll be offline, and treat yourself once a day to get your mind off all the studying. It's not a test of how smart you are but about discipline. I think exposing yourself to as many MCQ's and SIMs is key in addition to having a good grasp on all the topics (for ex: major GAAP vs IFRS differences, NFP & Governmental Accounting, Accounting for investments, FS Accounts, Adjusting JE's, ETC;). I am using Becker as my study material and after Chapter 3 I stopped watching lectures and only took notes based of the annotated textbook to save time. I made sure I got through 50% of the MCQ's per module. Even with this study method and being able to cover all the material, I took the mock exams days before the exam and never scored over 45%. I'm telling you. You'll be shocked. Have some self-belief (I should too). There is hope. #thistooshallpass

    #2122950

    Failed REG last year in Aug with a 68 and was super devastated. Retook it this month and passed with an 82. Thank god don't have to worry about tax reform laws…

    AUD is my last exam

    FAR - 70 - 5/30/17, 75 - 9/10/18
    REG - 68 - 8/21/17, 82 - 12/10/18
    BEC - 72 - 12/4/17, 86 - 3/5/18
    AUD - 61 - 3/4/19, 63 - 5/28/19, 77 - 8/26/19

    yo fk audit, for real for real
    ~no one said it would be easy

    #2124168

    Raynaldo.Ortiz93
    Participant

    I somehow passed far with an 82. I have no idea how. I cried during that exam and submitted my testlet early.

    #2254803

    Anonymous
    Participant

    I passed with a 77! I found out during the last score release, but I didn't see this thread then.

    Do NOT quit! There's more in you and if you quit you'll never see it. Show you that you can do it.

    AUD Passed  78
    BEC Passed  79
    FAR Passed  77
    REG Passed 76

    #2383365

    mtlgemini
    Participant

    Passed with a 75.

    AUD - 59 (9/2018), 75 (10/2018)

    BEC - 83 (5/2019)

    FAR - 73 (2/2019), 75 (4/2019)

    REG - 58 (2/2017), 84 (7/2018)

    #2383416

    M
    Participant

    I can't believe it that I passed after long failing scores!
    First exam: 42
    Second exam: 64
    Third exam: 72
    Forth exam: 73
    Finally a passing score: 76

    God is Great!
    Failure only makes you stronger. Just Do Not Give UP!!!

    #2386779

    DiscontinuedOps
    Participant

    Passed with an 87. Studied with Becker for about 2 weeks (~25 total hours). I'm a student fresh out of Intermediate I and II and was a TA for Int I. Certainly helped. I wrote a longer post with my thoughts called “Thoughts On FAR” if interested. Moving on to AUD. Good luck everyone and have a nice day!

    AUD - 89
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 87
    REG - NINJA in Training
    FAR: Passed 4/19 - Becker (2 weeks, 25 hours)

    AUD: Passed 5/19 - Becker (4 days, 20 hours)

    #2494707

    DaKine256
    Participant

    Passed FAR with a 91! Two down, two to go.

    AUD - NINJA in Training
    BEC - 96
    FAR - 91
    REG - 84
    3/4 of the way to CPA!
    #2647503

    Mercenary
    Participant

    Totally shocked. I felt for sure I failed the exam given how hard the first testlet of MCQs felt. But somehow I got an 91. 😀

    AUD - 85
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 91
    REG - NINJA in Training
    People say nothing is impossible but I do nothing everyday - A wise bear
    #2647581
    starsberry
    starsberry
    Participant

    Congratulations to everyone who passed FAR in Q3!
    I can't believe I passed with a 92! That exam was ridiculously obscure and I didn't feel like my 2nd MCQ testlet was harder; just trickier if anything.

    AUD - 89
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 92
    REG - NINJA in Training
    Halfway there! Using Becker + Becker's Final Review 2 weeks before the exam.
    #2647917
    TheeAccountant
    TheeAccountant
    Participant

    Got an 84 in FAR!

    AUD - NINJA in Training
    BEC - 92
    FAR - 84
    REG - 88
    I've found an anomaly in the Space-Time Continuum. NASBA and the AICPA are in the 19th century. They use slide rules to score the exam, and then they send the scores by Pony Express to the State Boards. That's why it takes so long for them to do a score release.
    #2648481

    Cobalt60
    Participant

    Also an 84 on FAR. I cruised through the MCQs. The SIMS were miserably tedious. Nothing technically difficult, but a suffocating amount of information.

    AUD - 91
    BEC - 90
    FAR - 84
    REG - 89
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    #2652132

    bkxtwin
    Participant

    I passed FAR my first attempt with a 90!

    #2695179

    jeff
    Keymaster
    #2695443

    I can and I will
    Participant

    Oh my far story is a good one

    I’ve been studying for two years since I graduated college in may 2017- i took reg and far after studying full time in the summer , before my big time auditing job at EY. Failed them
    Both. Retook far before busy season- received my score on my eye surgery day- second fail again. There I was three tests in and nothing to show for in my first busy season. I did what most recommend against- I pivoted to BEC. Passed first try. Then moved to audit . Three times. Three times I had to take audit – as an auditor . Also- found out a failing score the day of my second eye surgery ( for the other eye) . You’d think I’d try not to plan these things around eye surgery dates.

    I just came back to far and I recently got a 74 in June. I was heartbroken and exhausted and hated my job as well. Flash forward to know- I quit my stressful life sucking big 4 job
    And now work somewhere awesome that makes
    Me happy- and I re took far and finally got a 78. Praise the lord. I’m onto my last test. Don’t. Give . Up .

    I can and I will- Don't give up!

     

    AUD- 64,72,82

    BEC-79

    FAR-67,65,74,78

    REG-66, TBD

    #2696637

    BackThatAssetUp
    Participant

    First exam, passed with a 81!

    #2696721

    Tncincy
    Participant

    Congrats to those that passes Far. Studying Far now after sooooooo much procrastination. Hope to report success soon.

    It begins with a 75
    Been here too long as a cheerleader.....time to pass
    #2699775

    Tncincy
    Participant

    Back in the study saddle today 🙂 . Listened to a few more chapters of audio and plan to do notes tonight after Bible class. I may even do some mcq's since I have completed 4 chapters already. Keep studying hard gang.

    It begins with a 75
    Been here too long as a cheerleader.....time to pass
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