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How Ivy Passed Her CPA Exams After the Philippines CPA Exams
Episode 11012th January 2023 • CPA Exam Experience from SuperfastCPA • SuperfastCPA
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In this SuperfastCPA podcast interview, you'll hear how Ivy passed the CPA exams after moving to the U.S. from the Philippines and all the challenges it presented.


  • 00:00 Ivy Pineda Interview
  • 00:58 Intro
  • 03:22 Ivy's Brief Background and CPA Journey
  • 05:04 Finding SuperfastCPAand What Clicked in the Free Webinar
  • 06:42 The Reason Why Ivy Pursued the CPA License
  • 09:10 How Ivy Started to Study for Her CPA Exams
  • 11:40 Using Every Chance to Study Using SuperfastCPA
  • 12:59 You Don't Need to Overthink When Planning to Take the Exams
  • 16:14 Ivy Had to Make Sure That She Always Had a Productive Drive
  • 17:12 Took FAR and Got Lucky With the Sims
  • 18:21 Having Less Than a Month to Study for REG
  • 21:06 Taking REG Retake Before Her NTS Expires
  • 22:16 Feeling Emotional Finding Out That She Finally Passed
  • 23:39 Finally Promoted to A Manager
  • 25:30 Ivy's Learning Process for Topics
  • 26:44 Ivy's Note-Taking Process for Understanding Topics
  • 30:28 Ivy's Final Review Process
  • 32:30 There's Never Going to be a Perfect Situation to Start Studying
  • 34:12 You'll Need to Change Mindset When You Do Decide to Study
  • 35:40 Things That Surprised Ivy When She First Moved to the US
  • 38:47 Ivy's Top Tips For People Still Struggling With the CPA Exams
  • 40:42 Ivy's Daily Morning Study Routine
  • 43:23 Ivy Recommends SuperfastCPA to Her Friends
  • 45:04 Outro

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