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How Grace Passed Her CPA Exams With a Unique Approach
Episode 1267th September 2023 • CPA Exam Experience from SuperfastCPA • SuperfastCPA
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In this SuperfastCPA podcast interview, you'll hear Grace's very unique approach to studying for the CPA exams, which led her to passing all 4 CPA exams on the first try.

You'll learn a lot from Grace's interview about being nicer to yourself through the CPA study process, while still getting the job done.


Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00 Grace Interview
  • 05:06 The Timelines of Grace's CPA Journey
  • 06:17 Why Grace Decided to Pursue Her CPA
  • 11:03 Finding Motivation to Study for the CPA Exams
  • 14:21 Choosing a CPA Review Course
  • 17:54 The Best Study Method That Worked for Grace
  • 19:20 Morning vs Evening Study Sessions
  • 24:21 Having a Teacher Background Helped with CPA Study
  • 27:03 Grace's Process for Making Flashcards
  • 28:51 "Do What's Most Effective for You at the Moment..."
  • 30:10 Choosing How to Spend Time Studying
  • 31:32 How to Make Sticking to Your Goals Easier
  • 33:23 Writing Down Affirmations for CPA Study
  • 37:31 Why Grace's Didn't Have a Fixed Daily Study Schedule
  • 39:12 Gauging When She is Ready to Take the Test
  • 41:50 Another Thing That Grace Did for Her Study Sessions
  • 43:04 Writing Down Helps With Retention
  • 44:04 Learning Through Note Taking
  • 45:36 Study Strategies for the Final Review
  • 49:54 Grace's Process for Learning Task Based Simulations
  • 52:35 Tackling Research Simulations
  • 55:35 Doing the Best You Can and Moving On
  • 56:35 Reading the SuperfastCPA Notes Multiple Times
  • 59:36 Active Learning is How Grace Passed the CPA Exams
  • 01:03:39 Using the Weekend to Make Up Study Time
  • 01:06:29 Top Tips for People Still Struggling with the CPA Exams
  • 01:10:44 Recommending SuperfastCPA to Her Colleagues
  • 01:12:10 Comments on SuperfastCPA Notes

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