1. Prometric Web site
Spend some time on the Prometric Web site learning about the EA exam and make sure to check out the SEE Tutorial to get a feel for the actual exam.
2. Practice Questions
Take lots of practice questions when preparing for the IRS EA exam. Many study programs come with a test bank or software to practice with EA exam questions. Fast Forward Academy has a free test bank with great stats to measure your preparedness.
3. Don’t Second-Guess
A best practices list for taking EA exams is not complete without telling you not to second-guess an answer unless you are certain that you misread or misinterpreted the question.
4. Set Deadlines
5. Do Work
Put the work in so you have confidence to pass the EA exam the first time. Having to re-take a test is time consuming and comes with additional expenses.