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CPA Reviewed #81 – CPA Exam Task-Based Simulation Time Management Oren – I took Audit in May, and I don’t think I did well. My score with REG is expiring on July 21st. I just found out that I will not receive the AUD score until August 16th! If I do not pass, I won’t be able to take Audit again before REG expires. Will they extend my REG score? Thanks for your insight. Nelly – Is the NINJA Audio the same as NINJA Notes? I’m am taking audit in 6 days, I have the notes but I am deciding whether or not to purchase the audio. Is it the same as the notes but spoken out loud? Amanda – Do you have any insight on the new format of the FAR sims — three different sections rather than just one? I am worried about not knowing the entire picture

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Live CPA Exam Courses + Earning CPE Credits – CPA Reviewed #80 Brandon – I’ve been out of school for some time and would like to test my skills to see where I am with the knowledge needed to pass the CPA Exam. I think I need an assessment exam to let me know what to focus on. Do you have something or know something I can use? Seth – I’m trying to select a CPA Exam Review Course. There seems to be only one course offering live CPA Review classes now, which i think will help me with structure, etc. But I’ve seen a lot of blogs complaining about the live classes and the price. What do you think of live classes, and are there other prep courses that you especially like? Alfonso – I just graduated with a B.S in Accountancy and I have all of the requirements

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CPA Exam Study Motivation with August 2017 CPA Exam Score Release – CPA Reviewed #79 Holi – I am a recent college graduate going to work for a Big Four Accounting Firm in the fall. Because I have some time before then, I budgeted four months to take all four sections of the CPA. I started with the beast, and I studied for FAR. I really put in the time and took the exam last week. But I cannot shake the feeling that I failed and it’s weighing heavily on me. Because of the new exam format and changes, however, my score is being held for 10 weeks — until mid-August. By then, I would have hopefully taken all four sections without knowing any of my scores. This is a terrible feeling because I am starting to become unmotivated without knowing if I am tracking score wise. And worse case

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Working Moms and the CPA Exam – CPA Reviewed #78 Andrew: I’m about to begin studying for the CPA and just received my NTS for FAR. I’m planning to use the Ten Point Combo and have a few questions. 1.) Will there be any updates to the Ninja Book and/or NINJA Notes this year for any of the sections? 2.) I’m one of those people that are terrible at taking notes. Do you know if people have had good results with copying the Ninja Notes word for word? 3.) I’m trying figure out a rough 8-week study schedule for how to use the Ninja study framework for FAR. Could you let me know what you think of the plan below and if there’s anything you would tweak/change? • Week 1 – 4 i. Read the Entire Ninja Book ii. Copy Ninja Notes iii. Listen to Ninja Audio • Week 5

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