The Hardest Part of the CPA Exam

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

Nobody said CPA review would be easy. Sometime I can’t imagine how this could be so hard.

Scrolling through the Another71.com forum, I see a lot of people that are looking for motivation or losing their motivation to study lately. I’m totally there right now.

Every time I get really going on studying, something happens in life that has to have my attention and my studying streak goes out the window.

Alternative study places are one major suggestion I have to distractions, but on the weekends when my husband and dad both work, I have no choice but to be home with the kids and no studying gets done.

Now that my husband has decided we’re going home to Arizona for vacation, completely messing up the timelines I had set up by the way, I’m moving up my testing date and need to kick in high gear to get through the material and MCQs. I’m not giving myself an option to fail, I want to get past these exams, as we all do.

When I want more motivation, I tend to look up motivational quotes. One of my favorites is “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts” by Eleanor Roosevelt.

When I don’t get as much studying done one day, I realize that the next day is a whole new day to get studying done and I don’t need to let the lack of studying the previous day define today.

I know I want this, that’s not the issue; it’s getting everyone else to understand the time I need that’s the hard part.

If you are trying to find the motivation to continue studying, remember why you started doing this in the first place. I look at my kids and remember I’m doing this for them; even if they won’t leave me alone.

At least I can work lots of [A71 product=”mcqs”]NINJA MCQs[/A71] while watching them play or while they nap. Finding any time during the day to study can add up and help you pass.

I plan to find it any way I can, and continue to try to stay off of social media and not doing anything extra because this is important, and the faster I get through these exams, the faster life can go back to whatever normal is.

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