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SuperfastCPA Reviews: From Military Mechanic to CPA

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CPA study while mountain biking? Re-writing the textbook by hand? Free CPA Study Workshop: https://www.superfastcpa.com/study-secrets/ In this episode you'll hear John's CPA study experience, and how his study process evolved as he kept making breakthroughs. John used the Gleim CPA Review testbank along with the SuperfastCPA study tools such as our review notes, audio notes, and quizzes. We cover all parts of the study process and all kinds of CPA exam study tips in this interview, and John also has some great insights on mindset and how to stay motivated. Don't miss this interview! 00:00 - Introduction 02:12 - Exams timeline 05:05 - From the military to accounting 07:51 - Starting the study process 08:39 - Re-writing the textbook by hand 09:29 - "There has to be a better way..." 10:31 - Looking for a better way 11:10 - Finding SuperfastCPA 11:33 - "I was sold right away" 12:26 - "I never read the textbook again after that" 13:07 - Using quizzes + MCQs 13:34 - "I got a better score, while studying less..." 14:19 - CPA study + mountain biking? 16:35 - What John spent 85% of his time on 17:10 - Does your learning style matter for the CPA exams? 17:50 - "It's not just about knowledge..." 18:32 - Learning the material in the same context as test day 19:40 - Motivation comes easier when your process is working 20:29 - What kept John going on bad days 21:24 - How to "trick" yourself into studying 22:03 - "It needs to be a constant mindset" 23:24 - Treating simulations like real clients 24:18 - Battling every day 24:47 - Adding CPA study to your already busy schedule 25:56 - "No one else can study for you..." 26:39 - Using the AICPA blueprints 27:05 - "It's like chipping away at a big rock" 27:15 - The power of momentum 27:37 - Using weekends as a buffer 28:49 - Studying in small chunks is always progress 29:23 - "Drops of water breaks big rocks" 29:44 - "I tried 3 other audio notes..." 30:26 - "Final 48" strategies 33:06 - The key ingredients can be personalized 33:51 - Doings sets of 100 MCQs 34:34 - Focusing on what matters when you study 35:01 - Gain confidence in your process, then don't look back 35:28 - Review notes + lots of MCQs 36:16 - Using MCQs as a learning tool 37:04 - Getting your 4th passing score 37:58 - Done with the CPA, what's next? 38:30 - Being a CPA vs being a great CPA 40:04 - "Focus on studying the right stuff..." 40:24 - Getting better scores from less study hours 41:20 - John's top tips to current CPA candidates 42:34 - If you want to study "for real"... Free CPA Study Workshop: https://www.superfastcpa.com/study-secrets/ More podcast episodes: https://www.superfastcpa.com/category/podcast/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jACv7Hc-iuk #SuperfastCPA #CPAexam #CPAexamstudytips
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