“My name is Jonathan, and I am a chronic test taker.” I can imagine myself standing up and saying that at some meeting for examinees anonymous. I have already taken and passed the bar exam in more than one state, and now I’m taking the CPA exams.
I’m finally through with Study Unit 17! I can see the light at the end of the tunnel! This is a lot of information to retain. My brain is past capacity and is going into the red. I remember a lot of this material from school, but some of this is either new material or has been lost. The material located in my mental “lost and found box” is gone forever. It’s times like these that I cannot imagine taking all four sections of the CPA exam at the same time; I would probably be completely lost if I had to cram all of that into my poor brain.
I didn’t have any new epiphanies or study breakthroughs this week. I sometimes struggle to remember all of the formulas, but as I pointed out in my last post, my PowerPoint slides have been helping me with the memorization. One thing that I have changed is that instead of going online and doing the videos and quizzes, I’ve been going straight through the book. For me, switching back and forth between the computer and the book interrupted my concentration and focus. It also led to temptations like checking my email and such after finishing a quiz.This blog posting continues. Click here to read more →