A Meeting with FAR + Looking for Productive REG Study

Trisha is a weekly NINJA CPA Blogger.

Humbled….

That is the best way to describe how I felt after my FAR exam on the 30th. I walked into the exam thinking I was very prepared, and walked out in tears.

The simulations were about what I expected, but the multiple choice were ridiculous ~ VERY difficult. I had one MC question in my second packet that filled the entire screen with words and numbers. I think I may have laughed a little out loud when I looked at it.

I am hoping the difficulty was a result of performing well on the multiple choice, but am not holding my breath ~ this was by “FAR” my hardest exam to date.

I had originally planned on waiting for my score before continuing on to REG. I have always heard that because of the conflicting info, it can be a disservice to take FAR and REG back to back.

I figured that I would just wait, and if necessary, I would retake FAR first before REG. Unfortunately, being in a snail mail state, waiting for my score makes for a 2-3 week break.

I hate to mess up my rhythm, so I reached out to the Another71 Forum for some advice. Thanks to the feedback I received, I will begin re-watching my REG videos today. No time to waste when the title of CPA is SO close!!!

Hopefully this month will bring me a pass for FAR and some productive REG study time. I am ready to take my life back from this exam. And I hope to do so before the holidays. ?

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 […]

Join Now: CPA Exam Study Groups

From the CPA Exam Forum… July/August FAR Study Group Freaking out on FAR Partial vs Full Goodwill 3 Weeks until FAR – Need a Plan 4 Weeks enough for FAR? See also: Free CPA Exam Study Planner