The CPA review course you choose could mean the difference between passing and failing your exams. There’s no one-size-fits-all course, so it’s extremely important 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 […]
The CPA application process is confusing for all, and international candidates often don’t know where to begin. How does one go about the process if you’re not even living in the United States? Don’t worry, the application process is pretty much the same for everyone, no matter where in the world you are living. I […]
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: ★★★ 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: ★★★ 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: ★★★ 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.
Wiley CPAexcel and Becker CPA Review are some of the most popular CPA review courses used by test takers. You are probably wondering what the differences are between the two and which one is ultimately better. In this review I will compare and contrast Wiley and Becker’s textbooks, software, practice tests, and other important features […]
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 beat it! 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 […]
The CPA exam tests entry level knowledge required to be a Certified Public Accountant. Getting 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 didn’t get a higher score. The magical 75 proves that you put in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 requirements set forth by that state board of accountancy in which you applied for. Please refer here for your State Board […]
Music is a great source of motivation. Finding the right song with the right lyrics can be the perfect motivator to get you going, increase your focus, or pick you up when you’re down. During my studies, music was my salvation. There’s really nothing better than finding a motivating song that just reaches into your […]
Simulations are by far the most difficult and overwhelming part of taking the 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 […]
You’re done studying and it’s almost the big day! 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 this exam! Here are a few tips I learned along the way to help prepare you for exam day. 1. Last Minute […]
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 […]
We’re accountants! We need our reliable documentation to support our conclusions. Here are some important facts and statistics relevant for CPA exam candidates. CPA Exam Testing Windows Every third month of the quarter is a blackout month when exams cannot be taken. Quarter Testing Windows Blackout Month 1 January February March 2 April May June […]
It’s no secret that I had a hard time figuring out what study methods worked best for me. 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 […]
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? In order to take any of the CPA exams you must first qualify for eligibility. Effective January 1, 2014, […]
Choosing the right CPA study materials is the most important decision you can make to best prepare yourself for the CPA exam. Each course is catered to different learning needs, so it’s crucial that you choose the one that fits for you. I have personally researched and tested each of the top courses in the market […]