The CPA review course you choose could mean the difference between passing and failing your tests. There’s no one-size-fits-all course, so it’s crucial that you choose the one that best fits your personal learning style and preferences. These study materials will be your best friend and constant companion for the next 6 – 18 months, […]
The CPA exam looms in the distance for many young accountants. But, you’re going to have to pass the test at some point. Once you accept this, it’s a matter of determining how you will do so without ruining your life. It’s tough to identify the best courses for your CPA journey, but there are […]
Course Rating: ★★★★★ Wiley CPAexcel is one of the best CPA review courses on the market. Their CPA study materials are a great choice if you need to cram short study sessions into your already packed schedule.
Course Rating: ★★★★★ Roger CPA Review earns the top spot on our list as the most engaging and comprehensive course on the market. Features include high-energy lectures that keep you interested, diagnostics to track your progress, and mnemonics and memorization aids to help you retain the most essential information.
Course Rating: ★★★★★ Surgent CPA Review promises to deliver excellent test results in less study time. This efficient program targets the most important topics on the CPA exam and uses adaptive learning technology to pinpoint students’ weak areas so they can focus on their knowledge gaps.
Course Rating: ★★★★ Yaeger CPA Review has completely redesigned its course to reflect the upcoming changes to the CPA exam in 2017, and offers a highly customized learning experience to clients. Founded by Phil Yaeger in 1977, Yaeger CPA Review has recently rolled out its new AdaptaPASS course.
Course Rating: ★★★★ Gleim CPA Review is one of the most well-regarded prep courses on the market, and its competitive price makes it an attractive option for many students and young professionals. The completely online review system offers all the information you’ll need to pass the CPA exam.
Course Rating: ★★★ Becker CPA Review is the most popular CPA exam review course and just so happens to be the industry standard. Becker has helped more than 400,000 candidates prepare for the CPA exam over five decades and has consistently provided excellence with their curriculum, materials and instruction.
Course Rating: ★★★ Fast Forward Academy CPA Review comes equipped with a large question bank, unlimited practice exams and affordable price make this self-study course attractive to self-motivated students on a budget. Their patented technology identifies your strengths and weaknesses to design a personalized study program.
Course Rating: ★★★ Lambers CPA Review has been helping students pass the CPA exams for over 45 years and they guarantee that you’ll pass too! The review course has been tailored by actual Lambers instructors to only teach the information needed to pass the exams. It’s a straightforward, no nonsense, traditional kind of course.
Expect the unexpected. It’s pretty hard to pinpoint a day in the life of a first year Audit Associate because no two days will ever be alike. Ever! Every day is different with new situations with multiple different clients. I think that’s the best part of being an auditor. You can’t really say what we […]
One of the most widely asked questions about taking the exams is about what order to take them in. Well, there’s really no “best” order, it’s really up to you and your preferences. However, there are a few key things you should consider to help find your most optimal order: 1. Keep Your Strengths In […]
When I first started studying for the CPA exams, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I found it really surprising how much you learn while studying for the CPA exam. Not even just what you’re learning from textbooks but what you learn about yourself at the same time. Here are 21 […]
You did it! Whew!!! Now take that big breath of relief, celebrate, and let your friends and family know that you made it out alive. All those countless and tiring hours of hard work have finally paid off. But now what to do? Of course the license application process is confusing and yes, you’ll be paying more […]
The CPA exam tests entry level knowledge needed to be a Certified Public Accountant. Passing with a perfect score of 99 doesn’t mean you will be a better CPA than someone who got a 75. So don’t beat yourself up if you don’t get a higher score. The magical 75 proves that you put in the exact […]
Taking the CPA exam is a big commitment, especially when it comes to time and money. It’s easy to get annoyed when you don’t see the desired results on practice exams after hundreds of hours of hard work. If you’re struggling to make progress while studying, getting a CPA tutor is probably your best bet to […]
CPA Study Guide Rating: Studying for the CPA exam is a time-consuming and financial commitment. Only 20 percent of candidates pass the entire CPA exam on the first try and if you fail just one section, you can expect to study for an extra 50 to 100 hours. If you want to save time and money, you’ll need a […]
The requirements to become a CPA are determined based on the 55 U.S. jurisdictions (all 50 states, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington D.C.). You become eligible by meeting the specific qualifications set forth by that state board of accountancy in which you applied for. Please click here for your State Board of […]
Music is a fantastic source of motivation. Finding the right song with the right lyrics can be the perfect way to get you going, increase your focus, or pick you up when you’re down. During my studies, music was my one and only savior. There’s really nothing better than finding a certain song that just reaches […]
Simulations are by far the most challenging and overwhelming part of taking the exams. They’re meant to test your knowledge in specific topics but you never know what they’ll test you on! First of all, just take a deep breath and get yourself in the right mindset before jumping into the sims. Here are just a few useful tips […]
You’re done studying and the big day is almost here! What should you expect? What do you bring? How does the test work? Don’t worry, I’m going to break it down and get you ready to beat this exam! Here are a few tips I learned while studying to help prepare you for exam day. 1. Last Minute […]
Ok, so you just failed a section of the dreaded CPA exam… Yes, it’s heart breaking and entirely annoying, but it’s not the end of the world! I give you full permission to take a day to be angry and feel sorry for yourself. Go ahead, just a day. Then it’s time to get over it! Reschedule and retake […]
We’re number loving accountants! We need our reliable documentation to support our thought out conclusions. Here are some important facts and statistics for you before taking the CPA exam. CPA Exam Testing Windows Every third month of the quarter is a blackout month and exams cannot be taken. Quarter Testing Windows Blackout Month 1 January February […]
It’s no secret that I had a hard time finding out what study methods worked best for me. I went from not studying hard enough to studying like a crazy person. It really wasn’t until I decided to get organized and make a plan that I started passing. I learned a few tips on my way that made […]
NASBA, BOA, Prometric, AICPA?! Where do you even begin the CPA exam application process?? Studying for the exams is stressful enough, so let’s make this easy and take it step by step starting from the very beginning. Are You Eligible? In order to take any of the CPA exams you must first be eligible. Starting January 1, 2014, […]