Frustrated and Tired: The New REG Exam Format

Rollie is a [A71 product=”combo”]NINJA CPA blogger[/A71].

NINJA's

I took REG on July 1st and it was the first time with the new testing format. Hence, I struggled with time management and how much time to leave for the sims.

I walked out tired and exhausted – and kind of annoyed and angry. I ran a couple errands before heading home to my small town so I wouldn't have road rage on Interstate 29. I also contemplated a road beer and my odds of getting pulled over … but I can't bring myself to break the law.

I have no idea how I did and now I have to wait until the middle of September to find out.

I spent the afternoon in the hot, South Dakota summer pulling Quack grass in frustration. Visited my Grandma-in-law and she said “it looks like you need a beer” when I walked in.

Why was I frustrated? I felt like I didn't know anything. I spent 2 hours on the sims; researching everything and I still felt defeated. I took a week off and now I am trying to decide between FAR or AUD since this window is extended. I am scared of FAR and scared of failing.

On the bright side, I am doing a great job of putting the score release out of mind since it is so FAR away (bad pun 🙂 ). Time to get motivated and win this exam once and for all just like Sergio Garcia finally winning the masters!

Until next time,

Just keep swimming.

Related Posts

New NINJA CPA Review Flashcards

Check out the new NINJA CPA Review Flashcards. No additional app needed – it’s all included in the new DOJO that’s been optimized for mobile studying. Want To Try The NINJA Flashcards for Free? Can I send you $162.12 of free NINJA CPA Exam Materials that will will help you… Find The Time To Study […]

NINJA CPA Promo Code

Does NINJA CPA Review have any promo codes? No. NINJA CPA Review doesn’t run promo or discount codes. Most CPA Review courses play the discount code game where they say “this is the price (but it’s not really the price…wink wink)”. NINJA CPA doesn’t play the promo code game. Instead, we offer the same affordable […]

cpa exam simulations

15 New CPA Exam Simulations added to NINJA MCQ

NINJAs, We just added 15 CPA Exam Simulations to the NINJA CPA Review Simulation list. New Simulations: FAR: Consolidation: Eliminating Journal Entries AUD: Evaluating Audit Evidence BEC: Direct vs Absorption Costing (SIM), Expected Value (SIM), Budgeting: Master, Static and Flexible (SIM), Economic Indicators (Written Communication), Financial Statement Analysis (SIM), Performance Measurement (SIM), Capital Budgeting Decision […]

With a Full-Time Job and Two Kids, I PASSED the CPA Exam!

Joe is a [A71 product=”combo”]NINJA CPA blogger[/A71]. Hello Ninjas, This will be my last blog entry as a NINJA CPA. I found out at the last score release that I passed both AUD and FAR to bring an end to my CPA exam journey. My journey with NINJA began about 4 years ago. After not […]

Leave a Reply