Passing the CPA Exam is, by all accounts, one of the toughest things you'll ever do. But, it can also be one of the most rewarding. But, despite the potential for monetary gain and personal achievement, many students and professionals fall into the trap of postponing the exam for a variety of reasons.
If we're faced with intimidating odds or an overwhelming task, there's a little part of our brains that always tries to talk us out of whatever we're about to do. Let's call it "The Nagging Doubt." That Nagging Doubt is really good at making excuses and convincing us to procrastinate. But, if you really want to acheive your goal of becoming a CPA, you'll need to learn how to argue with the Nagging Doubt, and turn it into iron clad determination.
Read the following excuses and responses. Do any of them sound familiar to you?