For all those Star Wars fans out there, today is the day. The big release of the new Star Wars film directed by J.J. Abrams is finally here! In honor of this fantastic celebration, we thought we’d share with you some of our top Star Wars quotes from the past six films that could have easily been about the CPA Exam.
1. “You can’t win, Darth. Strike me down, and I will become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.”
--Obi Wan Kenobi, A New Hope
You talking to the CPA Exam at 3am in the morning.
2. “Why you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder!”
--Princess Leia, The Empire Strikes Back
Your response to the answer explanations whenever you get a question wrong.
3. “If there’s a bright centre to the universe, you’re on the planet that it’s farthest from.”
--Luke Skywalker, A New Hope
How you feel whenever your family and friends are having fun without you.
4. “Fear is the path to the dark side.”
--Yoda, The Phantom Menace
A reminder to have courage and never give up. If you study, you will pass!
5. “Master Kenobi, you disappoint me. Yoda holds you in such high esteem. Surely you can do better!”
--Count Dooku, Attack of the Clones
What you say to yourself in the mirror when you’ve had an unpleasant study session.
6. “You may dispense with the pleasantries, Commander. I am here to put you back on schedule.”
--Darth Vader, Return of the Jedi
Your CPA Exam nagging at you when your favorite TV show is on.
7. “I suggest a new strategy, R2: let the Wookiee win.”
--C-3PO, A New Hope
Because sometimes you have to adjust your study techniques and habits to do better next time.
8. “It’s a trap!”
--Admiral Ackbar, Return of the Jedi
Your suspicions when you score exceptionally well on your practice quiz or test.
9. “Good Anakin. Good. Kill him. Kill him now.”
--Chancellor Palpatine—Revenge of the Sith
When you know the answer to the last Task-based Simulation on your exam.
10. “Great, kid. Don’t get cocky.”
--Han Solo—A New Hope
When you feel like you understand everything and then realize that you don’t.
So there you have it--the top 10 Star Wars quotes that could have easily been about the CPA Exam. Let us know your favorite in the comments below or on social! And lastly, the Roger CPA Review team is giving full permission to take the night off to go see how "the Force awakens." Enjoy, and may the force be with you!