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NINJA CPA Review

Kimberly is a NINJA CPA blogger. My plan is to sit for AUD before the Q2 window ends. I’m super fortunate to have a job that encourages and supports my efforts to pass the CPA Exam. When I have down time during the day, I squeeze in a set of 20 NINJA MCQs as I prepare to sit for AUD. This exam is a retake and I really want to make it count this time. I have a lot of overwhelming and hectic, albeit wonderful, things going on personally. I struggle to find time to focus on studying in the early mornings and evenings when I am home. So as an alternative, I study during the 8 hours of my workday. I can normally get in 10 minutes at a time, usually during the morning hours when I am most clearheaded. By the end of the work day, I have

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NINJA CPA Review

Joe is a NINJA CPA blogger. As I packed my suitcase last week for a long overdue trip to Mexico with the family, I began wondering if I had any room for my AUD books or laptop for MCQs. If I brought them, I could get a few hours of reading in each day. I could even read or do MCQs at the beach! Then I began to think of lugging a large book /laptop around with me to the pool and beach each day. How would keep it dry or avoid getting food and suntan lotion stains on the pages? How would I prevent my 18 month old from burying my laptop in the sand? Then I remembered my NINJA Audio that I have on my iPhone. No books or laptops needed, just my iPhone which was coming anyway. I was able to listen to a lesson on engagement planning in the terminal

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NINJA CPA Review

Kimberly is a NINJA CPA blogger. I am beyond distracted. Everything is going on at once. My son graduates from high school in May. Any parent that has been through senior year knows exactly how much of a whirlwind it can be, especially when you have a kid as active as mine. Plus, he has autism and doesn’t drive. Don’t get me wrong; everything taking place is super positive. Prom is behind us and we’re looking forward to the scholarship awards program this week. Still it’s a lot, to say the least. Then there’s the emotional rollercoaster that comes along with this milestone. I’m unfocused in every way imaginable. Personally, all of the life events taking place are not really conducive to studying for the CPA exam. As much as my heart wants to keep up the pace with the study schedule I created, it’s challenging. As a single parent, it’s

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NINJA CPA Review

Aida is a NINJA CPA blogger. Along with reviewing BEC, I started studying for REG. It’s more challenging than BEC in terms of information size. The content, however, is easier for me because I like studying law and regulations. Moreover, I think it is very helpful to know taxation (individual and corporate) to understand how tax returns work. So, I have started with taxation. This section seems to require memorization of a lot of facts (e.g. income sources) and figures. I was surprised to discover Ethics is a large part of REG. Don’t underestimate ethics since the questions are not as straightforward as they may seem. I’m planning to use the same strategy I used in preparation for BEC – skimming through the book and practicing as many NINJA MCQs as possible. Additionally, since starting in April 2017 there will be 9 simulation tasks (more than there used to be), I

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