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From Burnout to Balance: How Alenia Passed Her CPA Exams
Episode 12410th August 2023 • CPA Exam Experience from SuperfastCPA • SuperfastCPA
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In this SuperfastCPA podcast interview, you'll hear how Alenia scored a 96 on her first exam, but it came at such at a cost that she wanted to learn how to study more efficiently.

She found and adopted the SuperfastCPA study methods, and after that was able to pass her remaining CPA exams studying just 2 hours a day.


Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00 Alenia Interview Final Video
  • 04:53 Listened to SuperfastCPA Podcasts Religiously for Motivation
  • 08:05 Alenia's CPA Journey and Not an Accounting Major
  • 11:26 How Alenia First Came Across SuperfastCPA
  • 12:25 When Alenia Tried to Study the Traditional Way
  • 14:25 The Time Alenia Decided to Trust the SuperfastCPA Method
  • 15:47 What Happened During Her First CPA Exam
  • 17:30 Was in Disbelief that She Got a 96 on Her First CPA Exam
  • 18:21 The Realization the Need to Just Pass the CPA Exam
  • 20:01 Failed for the First Time on FAR and How Alenia Studied for the Retake
  • 22:49 Ended Up Taking Her 3rd CPA Exam Earlier than Scheduled and Passed
  • 24:44 Alenia Found BEC to be the Most Difficult from the Four CPA Exams
  • 27:34 Recently Found Out that She Just Passed Her Final CPA Exam
  • 30:09 Already in the Process of Applying for her CPA License
  • 32:06 How Alenia Studied by Reading the Becker Book for Her FIrst Exam
  • 34:31 After Constantly Listening to the Audio Notes, Things Start to Click
  • 37:01 The Habit of Reading the SuperfastCPA Notes First Before Diving Into a Topic
  • 38:41 Learning from the Questions First Approach is the Key
  • 42:18 Developed Her Own Method of Learning
  • 46:20 How Alenia Worked Through Learning the Sims
  • 49:26 The Time it Took Alenia to Finish the Tests on Exam Day
  • 52:03 The Sims are Just a Glorified MCQs
  • 52:50 Alenia's Tip for the Authoritative Literature Questions
  • 56:26 The Way Alenia Wrote Her Flashcards for Retention
  • 57:59 Alenia Also Made Use of Another Supplement Material for Understanding
  • 01:05:39 The Flexibility of Adjusting Study Sessions
  • 01:08:29 The Idea from SuperfastCPA Free Webinar That Caught Alenia's Attention
  • 01:10:50 Fully Utilize Your Study Materials and Never Skip a Day
  • 01:13:51 Installed Spotify Again for the Podcasts
  • 01:15:03 Alenia's Top Tips for People Still Struggling with the CPA Exams
  • 01:22:04 Planning Helps You Stay on Track

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