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Another71 CPA Exam Podcast 108
Feb 7 2023
Another71 CPA Exam Podcast 108
CPA Exam Podcast 108 covers FAR lectures without notes, Passing the CPA Exam without an accounting degree, studying AUD during busy season, passing FAR after Scoring a 32, the best CPA Exam section to take after BEC in 2023, passing FAR after 54/54, and restudying after a 67 on AUD. Get more CPA Exam Study Tips Have a CPA Study question? Ask Jeff. (If you're a NINJA, be sure to let me know in your question, and I'll bump you to the top of the list) Get Notified of Future Episodes Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Castbox | Podcast Addict | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Amazon Music | Stitcher | Pandora | RSS Table Of ContentsshowFAR Lectures Without NotesPassing the CPA Exam Without an Accounting DegreeStudying AUD During Busy SeasonPassing FAR After Scoring a 32The Best CPA Exam Section to Take After BEC in 2023Passing FAR After 54/54Restudying After a 67 on AUD .gutentoc-toc-wrap ul li a, .gutentoc-toc-title-wrap .text_open{ color: #2b6dad}} FAR Lectures Without Notes Roxanne is asking if her study plan of watching Becker lectures without taking notes, reading the Ninja book, using Becker for MCQs and SIMs, and using Becker final review is sufficient to pass the FAR exam. Jeff's response suggests that this study plan is sufficient but recommends a few changes, such as taking notes during the Becker lectures or rewriting the NINJA Notes, using the NINJA book only for difficult sections, and switching to NINJA MCQs for practice questions. His response also recommends using NINJA Audio and Notes for studying and watching the Becker final review or NINJA Cram depending on which lectures were used to understand the concepts. Passing the CPA Exam Without an Accounting Degree Danielle asks for advice on passing the CPA Exam without an accounting degree or background. Jeff answers that the bachelor's degree does not matter as much as the CPA Review Course. It is important to choose a Review Course that breaks down the material and offers teaching aspects. His answer also recommends trying free trials of Review Courses before purchasing them. Jeff concludes by recommending a normal study timeline, which is typically seven weeks, but can be extended to eight weeks for non-traditional candidates. Studying AUD During Busy Season The question is from Alex, a first-generation college student and a 2020 graduate who is having trouble passing the CPA Exam. Alex has passed the BEC and Regulation sections but failed the auditing section. On top of this their FAR score expired. Alex wants advice on how to pass FAR and AUD during the upcoming busy season, which can be hectic for them because they work in tax accounting. Jeff advises Alex to study 20 hours a week during busy season, wake up an hour and 15 minutes earlier than usual, and take notes during Becker lectures, practice with NINJA MCQ, rewrite NINJA notes, and watch Ninja Cram. Passing FAR After Scoring a 32 Ronnie is seeking advice on how to pass the FAR section of the CPA Exam after failing twice. They have watched Roger CPA review lectures and used their MCQ, but struggled with remembering concepts and have an issue with their attention span. They also purchased a NINJA subscription but only used the NINJA Notes and NINJA audio. The advice given is to go back through the Roger lectures and take detailed notes, use the NINJA MCQ, and rewrite their notes. Jeff advises that they should utilize the NINJA Cram as a review before the exam. Before that, though, Jeff recommends reading NINJA notes from day one, listening to the NINJA Audio, and using the Roger test bank for simulations. Finally, they are advised to take notes to help with remembering and staying focused. The Best CPA Exam Section to Take After BEC in 2023 Harris asks which CPA exam to take next after passing BEC. Jeff's answer is to take AUD next, followed by Regulation, and then FAR.