Don't let this happen to you! This passage seen over the weekend on a popular linked-in group for the CPA exam:
"...Valerie, I couldn't pass REG within the 18-month window, so I lost BEC since it was the first exam I passed--totally stinks. I was devastated!!"
That's right, CPA exam scores are similar to fish and bananas... i.e. they dont last forever. So in addition to layering a schedule with Study, Work, Earning 150hrs (if not already achieved), you have to add to that an expeditious schedule which attempts to complete your exam in no more than 1 year. With a one year target, you will have time if you need to re-take test # 2 or 3... or 4. each exam score will come with a pass date and a expiration date: (see below)