Hello fellow aspiring CPA's. My name is Joe Hark and I am about to graduate from Bentley University with a Masters in Accounting. I will be starting full time work as an auditor with Deloitte in the fall. So far, I have successfully passed the BEC portion of the exam in January and I am scheduled to take the audit section next week on May 15th. I was very confident with my preparations going into BEC and expected to pass. So far, I do not feel the same way with audit, as I have been busy with final exams and work over the last few weeks and have neglected my CPA exam studies. However, my plan over the next 7 days is to put in a solid 40-50 hours before the exam as a review. I just finished the 6 Becker modules for audit today so will begin reviewing tomorrow. I have alot of work to do over the next few days!
For the summer, I will be living in the Florida Keys and working as a server/bartender part time at a tiki bar on the Gulf of Mexico. My goal is to complete the other 2 exams during the summer so I will be driving up to Miami from the islands to take them. Hopefully I can bring myself to focus and study in the islands! More updates to come, but now it's time to turn my focus to cramming for the audit exam next week.