exams are extremely stressful. Mental Strategies to prepare for passing
your CPA exams can be very helpful. Few CPA students know what they are
and fewer CPA courses teach them. Pay attention & save money, time
and stress over your CPA exams.
Q1) Why is it that a few CPA students sail through their CPA
exams and tests and other CPA students struggle?
Q2) Why do many CPA students seem to study hard and struggle
while others study little and pass easily with better grades?
Natural ability or intelligence is not always the key. Read
the following exam and test taking tips and pass your CPA exams easily!
Knowing your subject is, of course, key to the whole process.
There is no substitution for that. However how you perform on CPA exam
day also depends on many other things. Read on.
CPA Exam/test taking strategies tips:
CPA Exam Tip 1: Sleep well the night
before your CPA examNothing replaces this. A rested mind generally
performs better. CPA Exams can be very tiring.
CPA Exam Tip 2: When receiving the
exam, Read all the questions firstThis applies to all tests Including
CPA Exams. Your mind automatically categorizes the hard and easy ones.
Answer the easy ones first. While doing this, your mind naturally works
on the hard ones in the background.
CPA Exam Tip 3: Before the exam,
VisualizeMentally rehearse doing the CPA exam extremely well. Regardless
of how well you think you do CPA examsprepare mentally.
CPA Exam Tip 4: Get the right Brain
Waves goingYes, No kidding. Research on Brain waves shows that when
you are in the right state, known as the "alpha state", your
brain unlocks its memory banks and retrieves and accesses your knowledge
easily. If you are stressed, nervous or fear failing then your memory
banks become blocked. Learn how to access the Alpha State to pass the
CPA Exam Tip 5: When preparing,
use mind mappingThis is an excellent tool to use for taking your
CPA notes and recalling information. Learn it. CPA Exams need you to know
huge amounts of information.
CPA Exam Tip 6: Relax and
overcome fear of failing your CPA examRELAX! Too serious = Too much
pressure. Try smiling when taking the CPA Exams. It works!