December 11, 2018 at 7:38 am #2108799
OH THANK YOU SWEET BABY JESUS…PASSED WITH A 77.December 11, 2018 at 7:42 am #2108811
Whew, only BEC to go now. No more tax, finally.December 11, 2018 at 8:32 am #2108994
pwhite8388ParticipantDecember 11, 2018 at 8:34 am #2109006
79! I am officially done with my CPA exam journey after four and a half years! Even though I haven't posted recently, I am so grateful for this forum! Thank you!December 11, 2018 at 9:09 am #2109138
Passed with an 83!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Illinois for actually releasing on time this round.. and thank goodness not having to learn the new tax law, at least to be tested on 😉December 11, 2018 at 9:45 am #2109210
I passed REG with a 80. I am very happy. Congratulations to all those who passed!December 12, 2018 at 2:16 pm #2111754
Finally passed REG after two back-to-back failures in quarters 2 & 3. 79 and I'm done.December 18, 2018 at 6:37 pm #2119236
I passed REG with a 91!December 18, 2018 at 6:47 pm #2119254
Just got my score, so happy to have narrowly avoided tax reform! Congrats to everyone who passed. About to free all the animals from the Baltimore zoo – BRBDecember 18, 2018 at 10:57 pm #2119716
Felt like I got hit by a bus and then run over by a train walking out of REG. Just found out that I passed with an 89. The CPA Exam is going to put me through more emotional trauma than 5 high school relationships. Congrats to everyone who passed!December 19, 2018 at 6:29 am #2119902December 19, 2018 at 9:39 am #2120430
83!! Done!December 19, 2018 at 10:13 am #2120532December 19, 2018 at 1:37 pm #2121270
93! Woo HOOOO I am Stoked!December 19, 2018 at 5:23 pm #2121648
I got a perfect score of 75!!!! So grateful and happy!December 19, 2018 at 6:11 pm #2121753
Feeling very bad walking out the test center after taking REG, the worst of all four. Thinking that there was a high chance that I would not pass. But I did. Stopped study for the first half of 2018 but now i am finally done all 4. I Used Becker notes and practiced with Wiley online test banks only. I think knowing your materials and practicing on one provider's questions are sufficient to pass CPA exams. It is most important that you review questions (MCQs and TBSs) that you answer incorrectly and understand the reason why incorrect. Don't get hung up on low score during practicing, that pave the way for higher scores in the real exams.
All the best of luck!
AUD – 91 – Sept 2017
FAR – 92 – Jan 2018
BEC – 88 – Sept 2018
REG – 85 – Dec 2018December 19, 2018 at 6:56 pm #2119434
Have no idea how I got a 99! That is amazing, so pumped up. I feel like a got a few wrong, so they must have been pre-tested questions. First off, I have four tax seasons under my belt and been working in tax for four years, so that definitely was a big advantage. I used Roger and watch all of his lectures, most of them twice. Then I read and reviewed his book probably twice. Also, I took about 1,400 MPQ and maybe 30 TBS practice questions. As a secondary review, I skimmed through the very detailed Surgent books which are very detailed and picked up some good tidbits that helped. I would definitely focus the majority of my time studying on all of the tax portion, that will come in handy the most with the TBS. Also, for the research question I would definitely take some time reviewing the structure of the IRC to help you navigate. Also, keep in mind that the IRC is available to help you with your MPQ and TBS as well and not just for the research question. Good luck and on to Audit!December 19, 2018 at 7:23 pm #2121891
99? Superb job Kevin! Now AICPA will call you!December 19, 2018 at 7:32 pm #2121906
82 – Passed! Took the exam on 12/6 and this is the longest 2 weeks ever. Feeling so relieved now!December 20, 2018 at 3:20 am #2122260
First CPA exam I've taken and got 80. Reg was a hard exam. I felt horrible about it but I did it. Next is BEC January 14th.December 20, 2018 at 11:59 pm #2123895
I was so nervous going into REG because it was my first CPA exam ever. I was definitely in tears when I passed. 3 Exams left to gooo! Congrats everyone!December 21, 2018 at 9:04 am #2124177
I PASSED REG with an 84 on my first try and in 28 days after taking FAR. It was painful, but I wont need to relearn the new tax law, Thank you jesus!
Here is my REG tips for anyone struggling.
Let's Slay!February 4, 2019 at 7:34 pm #2200246February 4, 2019 at 7:37 pm #2200267
Passed REG with a 76!!February 4, 2019 at 7:53 pm #2200306
I also passed with a 76! I'm halfway done and I have a re-take in less than 3 weeks.February 4, 2019 at 7:55 pm #2200312
I got 85. REG was the hardest exam in my life.February 5, 2019 at 9:47 pm #2202982
91 don't know how I got it, I felt I got a 60.
I didn't feel my exam was that hard, but I still wasn't sure I got the answers right. I guess I did better than I thought.
FAR was hard, glad I passed with a 77.February 7, 2019 at 12:27 pm #2205193
I am done! Thank you another71 for reminding me that I was not the only one going through this soul crushing experience!! Word of advice – do the time. It took me three times to get REG which was the hardest for me. First attempt I studied for three weeks and got a 72. Second attempt I studied for a week and got a 66. Third attempt (under the new tax code) I buckled down for over a month (even took official leave from work) and I got an 83.
Best of luck to everyone!March 7, 2019 at 12:13 pm #2253798March 8, 2019 at 7:19 am #2255370
Passed REG with an 82!! Saved the best for last.. only FAR separating me from being a CPA!
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