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  Hello NINJAs, I’m brand new to the blog, as well as the CPA journey. I guess I’ll start off with a little bit about myself. I am 26 and graduated college in 2008. Since then I have worked in a corporate accounting position. It is far from my dream job but there are a few things that I’ve grown accustomed to. First, responsibility will light. Secondly, at 4:50 every Friday this girl will be long gone. Thirdly and probably most importantly, my paycheck might be meager in comparison to some of my accounting firm counterparts, but I always have enough at the end of week for a beer. So in my mind life is good. Although this was good while it lasted, the past four years have seemingly flew past me and I realized I have made no real advancements in my career. I got small promotions but still

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  Hey A71-ers! My name is Mark. I graduated with my Accounting degree back in 2006. Then I stuck around for a year taking Finance courses to pick the 150 hours. I called it the victory lap, but really I just wasn’t ready to leave college. After dragging my feet for several years, I started sitting for the exam in August 2011. My office provided the a self-study program, which followed the path of FAR, AUD, REG then BEC. I’m not really sure if there is a “good” order to take them in, but that’s the way the course was lined out. First up was FAR. After about 2 months of what I thought was solid studying, I scored a 68. Failing destroyed what little confidence I had. I was embarrassed and felt like I let everyone around me down. I knew it was nothing to feel bad about, but

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  Nineteen days… no not nineteen days until the tax deadline arrives but nineteen days until I can crack back open the study materials. I find it kind of funny and sad that I am looking forward to this but it is what it is. I have decided that I am going to go with BEC, which for those of you who remember my story is not my friend! Embarrassingly I will admit that I have failed BEC five times, each time being in the 70s and two of which were a 74. I am determined to pass BEC during May no matter what. This is it for me, do or die really as my clock is ticking away ever so quickly. I have until January 2013 to pass three parts. I know 2013 sounds far away but being a “seasoned” candidate and losing a section, I know the time

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  What’s up NINJAs! My name is Joe; I am 28yrs old, married to an incredibly supportive woman, Father to an amazing two month old boy (who by the way, doesn’t care about the CPA test) and finally a Future CPA. I am just a NINJA newbie, starting my CPA Journey on February 27th of this year. My first test is April 7th, and I WILL (hopefully) be passing BEC (yah you know me!). My goal for this blog is to bring accountability and humor in my studying as well as giving anyone who reads this comfort that someone may actually be worse off than you! With this being my first experience, I have the opportunity of giving you a live look at how I am approaching each section of the CPA. My study materials include review course books and videos along with the NINJA notes and Wiley MCQs. I

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