Summertime is always one of the primetime seasons of the year when Hollywood and various other filmmakers release their blockbusters. Here are some of this summer’s most anticipated films and instances where you could have sworn that they were related to the CPA Exam.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron
Remember that famous scene from the trailer when the Avengers are all having a good time in Tony Stark’s living room and then that discombobulated Ultron emerges from the basement and ruins everything?
Yeah. That’s definitely a metaphor for the CPA Exam.
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Tom Cruise holds onto the side of a plane in take-off mode, holds his breath underwater for about an hour, engages in a high-speed car chase after being dead for a second, and miraculously lives after being flung off of his motorcycle that was traveling at about a bajillion miles per hour.
They were absolutely portraying how you feel whenever you get more than a 70% on your practice questions.
Chris Pratt and his raptors.
Their relationship is an allusion to your relationship with the CPA Exam.
Oh man. This movie.
Riley’s move to San Francisco and growing up parallels your decision to become a CPA and understanding all the requirements you have to meet.
Going back in time and resetting the future.
Just about exactly what you want to do every single time you leave the Prometric Testing Center.
Every time Paul Rudd puts on the suit and turns ant-size.
The size you feel you are when you encounter a topic you don’t know on the CPA Exam.
And finally, this film that confirms many Californians’ worst nightmares in epic, well-to-do effects.
What is going to happen if you don’t pass all 4 sections within that 18 month rolling window.