Best Order To Take The CPA Exam

One of the most widely asked questions about taking the CPA 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 Mind Many CPA exam takers are straight out of college and most likely just took a class relevant to…

How to Get Your CPA License

You BEAT the CPA exam! Whew!!! Now take that big breath of relief, celebrate, and let your friends and family know that it’s all over. All those countless and agonizing hours of hard work have finally paid off. But now what’s next? Of course the license application process isn’t all that clear cut and yes, you’ll be paying more fees. So let’s break it down and make that process a little bit easier. Here are…

Should I Get a Tutor for the CPA Exam?

Taking the CPA exam is a big commitment, both in terms of time and money. It’s easy to get frustrated 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 help turn things around. The preparation required for the exam calls for a CPA review course, at the very least.…

Crush The CPA Study Guide Review

Crush The CPA Study Guide Rating:  Taking the CPA exam is quite a time-consuming and financial commitment. Only 20 percent of candidates pass all four sections of the 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 yourself time and money, you’ll need a comprehensive study guide that’ll take you step-by-step through the process and properly…

Top 3 Ways to Beat the CPA Exam Simulations

Simulations are by far the most difficult and overwhelming part of taking the CPA exams. They’re meant to test your knowledge in specific areas 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 diving head first into the sims. Here are just a few helpful tips to get you ready: 1. Plan Your Time Before even hitting that start…

How to Get Ready for CPA Exam Day

You’re done studying for your upcoming CPA exam and the big test day is approaching! What should I expect? What do I bring? How does it work? Don’t worry, let’s break it down and get you ready to Beat The CPA exam! Here are a few tips I learned along the way to help prepare you for your CPA exam. 1. Last Minute Review Use the entire week leading up to your exam to re-review…

You Failed The CPA Exam – Now What?

Ok, so you just failed a section of the CPA exam… Yes, it’s heart wrenching and entirely frustrating, but it’s not the end of the world! I give you full permission to take a day to pout and feel sorry for yourself. Go ahead, just one day. Then get over it! Reschedule and retake the exam as soon as possible so it’s still fresh in your brain (keep in mind that you can only take…

Best CPA Exam Study Tips

It’s no secret that I had a hard time figuring out what study methods worked best for me while preparing for the CPA exam. I went from not studying hard enough to locking myself away like a crazy person. It really wasn’t until I got myself organized and made some plans, that I started passing. These are a few things I learned on my way that made my life a lot easier and helped me…

CPA Exam Application Steps

NASBA, BOA, Prometric, AICPA?! Where do you even start the CPA exam application process?? Studying for the exams is stressful enough, so let’s make this easy and take it step by step from the beginning. Are You Eligible To Take The CPA Exam? In order to take any of the CPA exams you must first qualify for eligibility. Effective January 1, 2014, the 150 credit hour rule is the only pathway to obtain a license in most…