Certified Princess Accountant

Three years. Four sections. 15 attempts. One C.P.A. I did it. I finally passed all four sections you guys. I am so relieved to never have to study or take another test again (unless I want to get another certification). I get to have a life and hobbies! My word of the year was perseverance.…

Post-Test Reflection

I have no stinkin' clue on how I did. There were quite a few things on the exam that were not in my review course, so I had to answer those as best as I could. Some of it was super easy. A few things could go either way. All I know is I will…

Fingers Are Crossed

Tomorrow I take REG! If (when) I pass I will be able to FINALLY apply for my CPA license. I'm taking it easy tonight. Might look over a few notes, but I don't want to cram and tire out my brain. The test isn't until noon, so I will sleep in a little bit and…

The Final Countdown

I take REG on Friday. My last section of the CPA exam. I won't find out my score until Dec. 11, so I am really hoping Santa will grant my Christmas wish and make me a CPA. Mostly because I don't want to study anymore, but also because those letters come with more opportunity and…

Nervous

FAR scores come out on Tuesday. While I feel like I did okay considering the events that were happening outside of my control, I really cannot say I am confident. This is the test that has kicked my butt every time- never scoring more than a 60 when a 75 is needed all three times.…

Near… FAR…

Tomorrow is the big day. The day I take the FAR portion of the C.P.A. exam for the fourth time. My previous scores has ranged from the mid 50s to the mid 60s, so I think it is safe to say that this test is my doom. I really started to study hard the past…

Vacations are Bad for Studying

But are SO worth it for the mental health benefits. You may have noticed I have been quiet the past week. Well, I was on a staycation/ vacation. I spent the beginning of the week spending some quality time at home and doing things with my husband before ending the week at the beach for…

Failed Again?

You're not alone. Getting that score is soul crushing, and, if you're like me, makes you question if everything is worth it. A 67. That's the score I got on the test I passed two years ago. I failed the section that I live every day at work. Sure, I took it right after tax…

The C.P.A. Exam Truth

The Certified Public Accounting certification exam is four sections long: Regulation (REG), Auditing and Attestation (AUD), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), and Business Environment and Concepts (BEC). As of last year, each section is four hours long with multiple choice questions, simulations, and BEC has a writing portion. Once you pass the first section, you…