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Rollie is a NINJA CPA blogger. The wait continues. In case you haven’t heard, I took REG on July 1st and now have to wait almost 3 months to get the results of my computerized exam. Good lord. On the bright side, it kind of puts the score release “out of sight out of mind”. Hopeful for another pass from REG while study for AUD to take by the end of quarter 3. I am just beginning my AUD studies. For those that have been around a long time like me, I failed AUD twice: 71 and 73. AUD is one of those beasts that it is hard to conceptualize if you are more of a numbers person like me. I feel that this has been my demise with AUD. My AUD study plan is: Nail the NINJA MCQ – AUD is one of those that you need to just

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Joe is a NINJA CPA blogger. I know it sounds awful, and it can be. However studying for the CPA Exam during a vacation can be a great way to keep current with your studying materials while enjoying some much needed rest and relaxation. As you travel to your destination whether by plane, train or automobile use that often boring time to study. If you are on a plane with WiFi access, it’s a perfect opportunity to do some NINJA MCQ, catch up on reading material or rewrite notes. If you are driving to your destination, as I often do, the NINJA Audio is a great tool to use hands free. I often bring my headphones because after about 15 minutes into the ride I get asked by my wife or kids to turn it off. Make sure you only use one headphone, I am not so sure about how

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Alex is a NINJA CPA blogger. If you can run a marathon you can do ANYTHING. Does anything include the CPA exam too? I truly hope so because I’ve done 2 full marathons, 11 half marathons, and I coach long distance runners 3 times a week. I love running and the discipline it requires but so far the CPA exam has been harder than any race or any training day I’ve ever had. I guess I should start over. My name is Alex and I graduated from college in 2011 with a Masters of Accounting, quickly after that I started at one of the Big 4 accounting firms, with all hopes of passing my CPA exam the first year and getting that sweet bonus, but unfortunately life happened. After leaving Big 4 to go to a smaller firm and hopefully a better quality of life, I again decided to pursue the

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Aida is a NINJA CPA blogger. For this post, I would like to cover the work related topic. I am in staff position at big public corporation. One evening while preparing for REG section I started thinking if technical or soft skills are more important for the accounting profession. That is what I’d like to discuss below. A lot of people come out from universities with master’s degrees and with very poor communication and presentation skills. At the workplace I often face the situations where the communication is a key for resolving an issue. Sometime the problem itself arises because of miscommunication. Soft skills are not easy to quantify, however they facilitate the relationships, help people to become leaders. On the other hand, no matter how great communicator one is – the argument won’t have its weight if there is no technical point behind it. I believe its hard skills

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