Official I Passed FAR Thread - Page 25

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    Passed with a 77! So thankful that's over

    AUD - 88
    BEC - 85
    FAR - 77
    REG - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 77 (12/6/2018)

    BEC - 85 (8/17/2018)

    AUD - 72 (2/22/2019), 88 (4/15/2019)

    REG - (6/7/2019)


    First time taking FAR, got an 83! Thought I did extremely well on M.C and then bombed sims, especially final testlet. Pretty much guess on 2 of the 3 sims on last sims.

    How I passed. Few videos from fastforwardacademy (I purchased) that I didnt understand from Ninja Cpa books. Tried to do all the ninja questions once by selecting one topic at a time. Redid the ones I struggled after learning the material. So did about 2000 mc questions and 0 sims. Hope this helps for others. Learn the concept and then do mc questions!

    Y05H1 3GG

    I passed FAR with a 76 on my first try. I got a lot more Governmental/Non-profit than I was prepared for on MCQ, but felt solid about about all of the SIMs except for one.

    AUD 72 82
    REG 75
    FAR 76
    BEC 77

    Passes FAR for the second time with a 77.

    Only managed to take a week off right before exam to study and mainly focused on Govt and NFP. I guess that paid off. 😀

    AUD - 87
    BEC - 83
    FAR - 77
    REG - 84

    I honestly thought I was going to fail while sitting for my first exam early December (FAR). FAR IS A MONSTER FOR SURE. I took a whole week off to study prior to the exam and about 5-6 weeks total. I still felt like I wasn't prepared at all (but in the end, no one is ever “fully” prepared). I told myself I'll be happy with over a 60 on my first attempt but ended up passing the exam with a score over 80. Please don't give up even when you feel like it's overwhelming. It is! Delete social media, tell your friends you'll be offline, and treat yourself once a day to get your mind off all the studying. It's not a test of how smart you are but about discipline. I think exposing yourself to as many MCQ's and SIMs is key in addition to having a good grasp on all the topics (for ex: major GAAP vs IFRS differences, NFP & Governmental Accounting, Accounting for investments, FS Accounts, Adjusting JE's, ETC;). I am using Becker as my study material and after Chapter 3 I stopped watching lectures and only took notes based of the annotated textbook to save time. I made sure I got through 50% of the MCQ's per module. Even with this study method and being able to cover all the material, I took the mock exams days before the exam and never scored over 45%. I'm telling you. You'll be shocked. Have some self-belief (I should too). There is hope. #thistooshallpass


    Failed REG last year in Aug with a 68 and was super devastated. Retook it this month and passed with an 82. Thank god don't have to worry about tax reform laws…

    AUD is my last exam

    FAR - 70 - 5/30/17, 75 - 9/10/18
    REG - 68 - 8/21/17, 82 - 12/10/18
    BEC - 72 - 12/4/17, 86 - 3/5/18
    AUD - 61 - 3/4/19, 63 - 5/28/19, 77 - 8/26/19

    yo fk audit, for real for real
    ~no one said it would be easy


    I somehow passed far with an 82. I have no idea how. I cried during that exam and submitted my testlet early.


    I passed with a 77! I found out during the last score release, but I didn't see this thread then.

    Do NOT quit! There's more in you and if you quit you'll never see it. Show you that you can do it.

    AUD Passed  78
    BEC Passed  79
    FAR Passed  77
    REG Passed 76

    I'm tired of operating in fear and mediocrity. It's time to try. It's time to do. It's time to go.


    Passed with a 75.

    AUD - 59 (9/2018), 75 (10/2018)

    BEC - 83 (5/2019)

    FAR - 73 (2/2019), 75 (4/2019)

    REG - 58 (2/2017), 84 (7/2018)


    I can't believe it that I passed after long failing scores!
    First exam: 42
    Second exam: 64
    Third exam: 72
    Forth exam: 73
    Finally a passing score: 76

    God is Great!
    Failure only makes you stronger. Just Do Not Give UP!!!

    AUD - 67, 75 

    BEC - 69, 64, 80

    FAR - 42, 64, 72, 73, 76

    REG - 88


    Passed with an 87. Studied with Becker for about 2 weeks (~25 total hours). I'm a student fresh out of Intermediate I and II and was a TA for Int I. Certainly helped. I wrote a longer post with my thoughts called “Thoughts On FAR” if interested. Moving on to AUD. Good luck everyone and have a nice day!

    AUD - 89
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 87
    REG - NINJA in Training
    FAR: Passed 4/19 - Becker (2 weeks, 25 hours)

    AUD: Passed 5/19 - Becker (4 days, 20 hours)


    Passed FAR with a 91! Two down, two to go.

    AUD - 86
    BEC - 96
    FAR - 91
    REG - 84
    Achievement Unlocked!

    Totally shocked. I felt for sure I failed the exam given how hard the first testlet of MCQs felt. But somehow I got an 91. 😀

    AUD - 85
    BEC - 86
    FAR - 91
    REG - 84
    CMA Part 1 - 420

    CMA Part 2 - June 2020



    Congratulations to everyone who passed FAR in Q3!
    I can't believe I passed with a 92! That exam was ridiculously obscure and I didn't feel like my 2nd MCQ testlet was harder; just trickier if anything.

    AUD - 89
    BEC - NINJA in Training
    FAR - 92
    REG - 89
    Using Becker + Becker's Final Review 2 weeks before the exam.

    Got an 84 in FAR!

    AUD - 85
    BEC - 92
    FAR - 84
    REG - 88
    I've found an anomaly in the Space-Time Continuum. NASBA and the AICPA are in the 19th century. They use slide rules to score the exam, and then they send the scores by Pony Express to the State Boards. That's why it takes so long for them to do a score release.
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