My auditing class has been so different from my other classes. I went to the class with the same professor that I have had over and over and she began the lecture. Not for the first time, it sounded a little like she was speaking Greek. I thought maybe, just maybe I will read the chapter and it will translate better. Maybe, I am just having a distracted day bc it is the first day of class and I am so grateful to be among my friends. I don't usually read the chapters in her courses but that is probably why I have never made an A in her class either!
So I read the first chapter. "Assurance services consist of two types: those that increase reliability and those that involve putting information in form or context of decision making...A major subset of assurance services is called attestation services. To attest to information means to provide assurance to its reliability." Do we like circles? Are we insane? Is it just me or is this GREEK. Turns out, it is Auditing not Greek.
I have been hammering along, listening to lectures with detailed note taking; reading the book like a good girl; working with my teammate on "engagements" and online quizzes...greek.
And then tonight, the eve of the first Auditing Exam, it just happens. I read the sentence and understood it. There are students freaking out all over North Georgia studying for this exam and it hits me like a thunderbolt, I got it. I understand Auditing...well at least the four chapters I am going to take the test over anyway, but probably not so much for a section of the CPA Exam. Whatever.
So being the trooper I am and doing the due diligence for this Exam. Study, study, study....Pray, pray, pray.
Who knows, maybe I will start speaking Greek before it is all said and done.