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How Christine is Passing Her CPA Exams without an Accounting Background
Episode 9820th October 2022 • CPA Exam Experience from SuperfastCPA • SuperfastCPA
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Everyone knows the CPA exams are extremely hard, but if you don't have a background in accounting, then they're even more difficult.

In this episode, you'll hear how Christine made the switch to accounting after college, and how she is passing her CPA exams even without having prior knowledge of accounting.


Episode Timestamps:

  • 00:00 Christine Interview
  • 03:08 Switching from Insurance & Finance to Accounting
  • 04:09 Why Christine Decided to Pursue the CPA
  • 05:59 The Difficulty of the CPA Exams with No Accounting Background
  • 06:43 How Christine Studied in the Beginning
  • 07:48 How Christine Passed Her First Two Exams the "Hard Way"
  • 08:25 Using the SuperfastCPA Audio Notes to Supplement Becker
  • 09:42 How Christine Used the SuperfastCPA Study Strategies
  • 11:27 Trying to Pass REG with No Tax Experience
  • 13:31 How Christine Used the SuperfastCPA Review Notes and Audios
  • 16:32 Using the Question-First Approach to Learn the Material
  • 18:14 How Christine Used Practice SIMs
  • 20:14 How Christine Did Her Final Review
  • 22:18 Which CPA Exam Was the Hardest for Christine
  • 23:37 How Christine Used Excel to Take Notes
  • 25:47 Missing Out on Things to Study
  • 28:00 How Christine Will Celebrate Being Done with Her CPA
  • 29:32 How Christine Passed REG After Failing It Twice
  • 30:38 Why Focusing on Multiple Choice Helps on Test Day
  • 32:39 Christine's Top Tips for Current CPA Candidates
  • 35:40 When Christine Felt Like Giving Up
  • 40:12 The Most Helpful Part of SuperfastCPA for Christine

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