Alright, I have heard several horror stories about intermediate financial accounting. How bad is this course? Lucky for me it will be the only course I will be studying this fall. Is it truly one of those hated classes that will make you or break you? I just finished fundamentals of corporate finance. Crammed 13 chapters into a 6 week period. THAT was rough. I ask how much harder can my next class be? Yes, I know this next class involves heavy analysis of balance sheets.