CPA Exam

CPA Tip of the Week: Becoming a CPA

Posted by Chris Mills on February 8, 2018 9:35:00 AM CST

Just starting out on your path to becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)? Unsure where to begin? One of the biggest decisions to make is the selection of a review course. Many people are familiar with Becker, Roger, Wiley CPAexcel, and Yaeger. There is also Surgent, Gleim, Kaplan, Ninja, Lambers, ExamMatrix, and more. With so many options available to a candidate, it may be difficult to determine what will work best. While some programs will boast about a high pass rate for its users, at the end of the day, the content provided is very similar --- is it simply delivered in varying formats. 
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CPA Tip of the Week: In What Order Should I Take the CPA Exam?

Posted by Chris Mills on February 1, 2018 9:35:00 AM CST

In what order should I take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam? It is a question that many new candidates ask themselves, and others, when starting off on their four-part CPA journey. While people will suggest many different approaches, those who have taken the exams in the past will mostly agree that you should not leave Regulation (REG) or Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR) for last. There are several reasons for this. Among them, the pass rates for FAR (47.5%) and REG (49.3%) are considerably lower than the pass rates for Audit (AUD), at 52.1%, and Business Environment & Concepts (BEC), at 55.35% (all percentages as of the most recent quarter, shown here on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) website).

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From FAR Away: Which Section You Should Take First

Posted by Jeff Badu on January 19, 2018 9:42:00 AM CST

The CPA Exam is without question one of the most difficult exams on the planet. It takes proper planning and preparation to get through this daunting exam. The purpose of this article is to provide you with some tips and tricks on which section you should take first.

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Tags: CPA-FAR, CPA, CPA tutoring, CPA REG, CPA exam order, CPA AUD, CPA BEC

Calling the Shots - The Entrepreneurial CPA

Posted by Jeff Badu on June 17, 2017 2:46:00 PM CDT

 

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The Skills Required for a Career in Accounting

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on April 10, 2017 10:31:27 PM CDT

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How To Study For The CPA With A Full-Time Job

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on January 6, 2017 2:22:29 PM CST


Studying for a CPA exam while juggling a full-time job can be an overwhelming task since it requires a lot of hard work and discipline. However, while the task of learning the material is hard, it is not impossible. In this article, CPAExamGuy.com offers tips for studying for the CPA exam even when you work full time.

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Ten Tough Concepts Tested on CPA-FAR: Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on January 2, 2017 4:19:48 PM CST

In our first series of articles, we’ll discuss ten concepts that students often struggle with before they decide to work with a tutor for CPA-FAR. Each post will offer guidance on how to prepare to master the topic or concept discussed. In this initial post, we’ll cover governmental and non-profit accounting.

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