Mock Exams- Your New BFF

Mock Exams- Your New BFF

So many of my clients groan and grumble when we talk about taking mock exams in preparation for their CPA exam. I sometimes find myself hesitating to even suggest it because I’m so often met with pushback about using these mock exams as a resource in getting ready for...
My Clients’ Biggest Studying Regret

My Clients’ Biggest Studying Regret

After one of my CPA exam clients sits for a section of the exam, we do a detailed debrief call to hash out how their exam went.  I obviously love to hear how they felt about the exam and gauge their confidence level, but that’s not what I’m really after.  I really...
Three Things that Make or Break Your Leadership

Three Things that Make or Break Your Leadership

In the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure of coaching several new leaders who have recently been promoted.  Most of them are working in public accounting, but in my experience, the challenges new managers face are consistent regardless of where you work.  So, if...
Making the Most of Your Busy Season “Post-Mortem”

Making the Most of Your Busy Season “Post-Mortem”

Busy season is most famous as a time when we, as CPAs, put our heads down and work crazy hours.  It’s the time of the year that we most hope to “get through” so that we can enjoy the rest of the year with more flexibility.  Busy season is also the time of year that we...
CPA Exam:  The Dreaded 74

CPA Exam: The Dreaded 74

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “living paycheck to paycheck”, and if you’re like me in college, you might be living it right now.  The good news is, it’s temporary! In my role as a coach, I have the pleasure of working with people to help them pass the CPA Exam....