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What’s Next After You Take The CPA Exams?

You’ve been down in the doldrums of studying for months, and now that you’ve passed, you feel so lost and confused. What will you do if you can’t study? Fear not, we have a roadmap on how to survive after you take the CPA exams. Celebrate If you haven’t done this already, you need to […]

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Jobs That Require The CPA Exam

  So you’re about to spend a bunch of time, effort, and money to pass your CPA exam. You may be wondering, what do I need my CPA for? Do the jobs that require the CPA exam even interest me? For the most part, you can get an entry level accounting or bookkeeping job without being […]

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My CPA Exam Experience

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” This quote from Oscar Wilde explains my CPA exam experience, because I made a lot of mistakes along the way. I passed the exam in February of 1992, and it took me two or three tries of get all four sections passed. I hope you can […]

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How to Change Your Career and Become a CPA

  “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.” This quote is attributed to Randy Pausch, and I think it’s a useful quote for people who are considering a career change to become a CPA. I made that change myself, four years after earning a business degree. I now spend my time […]

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What is a CPA?

What is a CPA? What does CPA stand for? Is a CPA an inanimate object? Can you identify a CPA by its appearance, actions, or attitude? Should you ask every CPA that you meet to do your taxes? 🙂 You have several great questions! I hope in turn to provide you several great responses.   […]

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