You can think of your CPA exam as being months long. Just thinking of it as a few hour long exam is not helpful because that does not calibrate just how important the revision time before the exam is…the time when you are (supposed to be) intensively studying your CPA study guide.
The CPA exam is basically a marathon – that’s what I am trying to express to you. And because of this, you should ensure that you pace yourself so that you can last the distance. This CPA guide is especially good for this approach to learning:
What exactly does pacing yourself mean in terms of learning then? Well essentially it means dedicating a few hours each day to covering the learning guide that you buy. Do this for a few months and that is the slow and steady way that more than a tidy few people claim works the best.