Dawn Ferguson is our June 2017 Student of the Month! Learn more about what key elements were essential to help her pass the CPA Exam.
Name: Dawn D. A. Ferguson
Exam sections passed: AUD, FAR, BEC, REG
University / College: University of The Bahamas
Firm name: Deloitte & Touche (Bahamas)
Why did you take Roger CPA?
Before selecting a review program, I explored the available options and Roger CPA Review stood out to me. I was immediately captivated by Roger’s high-spirit, humorous, engaging and motivational lectures reflected in the demo videos. As I am an auditory/visual learner, these features were critical and led me to select this program – which formed the foundation for studies on my CPA journey.
What is your favorite aspect of course?
The fun and engaging ‘bite-size’ lectures and extensive use of mnemonics were my favorite aspects as it grasped my attention and cemented key concepts.
How has passing the exam affected your personal and professional life?
After passing my final exam section, it felt like a weight was lifted off my shoulders. As I had basically sacrificed my social life, I could now reconnect with my loved ones. Professionally, I have been recognized by the firm for my achievement and can now focus on advancing my career.
What’s your best piece of advice for other candidates studying?
I advise other candidates to prepare a study planner, stick to it, and practice as much questions as possible to become familiar with the structure and to solidify important concepts.
Anything else you would like to share?
Although Roger CPA Review played a critical role in my success, I believe that it was also due to my faith in God and support from my family, partner, friends and colleagues.
Further, I highly recommend this program to others and will advise that with preparation, discipline and perseverance, they will succeed.
With that said, many thanks to Roger and his team as well as my support system!
“If you study, you will pass.” – Roger Phillip
This quote was used by Roger on multiple occasions and gave me the confidence to believe that with adequate preparation, my goal to pass the CPA exams was attainable.