Tips for passing the CPA Exam
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The CPA Exam takes a fair amount of careful preparation. Here are some study tips that can help.
Tailor your test prep to your personal learning style
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Know where you’re good – and where you need to improve. From there, you can design a study plan that works harder for you. What are you going to study, how are you going to study, and when? Designing a workable timeline is key.
You can spend a lot of money getting ready for the exam. Which is perfectly fine. But don’t overlook the totally free tutorials, sample exams and other tools provided by the AICPA. After all, we make the test.
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Prepare for test day
The night before your exam, get a good night’s sleep! The day of your test, arrive at the center early, so that you have plenty of time to park and get settled. Be sure to bring a government-issued ID card and your Prometric scheduling confirmation to the test center. Each testing organization has different requirements about what you’ll need to check in and sit for your exam and what materials you can or can’t access during your exam.
Knowing in advance what to expect at the test center helps test takers be more confident and comfortable on exam day.
Getting familiar with the look, feel and experience of a test center in advance of an exam will minimize pre-test mistakes.