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Tips For CPA Test Day

You’ve waited, you’ve studied, you’ve prepped to no end. Now you need to know what you can do right before the CPA exam to give you the best chance of passing. To help you prep on exam day, check out the following ten tips for CPA test day that will help you before the exam, […]

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CPA Exam FAR Derivatives

No one should ever drive 70 miles per hour in a 40 MPH zone. This analogy can be applied to the derivative questions on the FAR test. I’ve seen many CPA candidates plow through a lot of rules and regulations about reporting derivative transactions, without understanding how these financial tools work. The most important goal […]

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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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What Is The CPA Test Schedule?

Okay CPA friends, we’re going to work smarter, not harder. We’re going to learn to work with the CPA test schedule. When Can I Take My Exam? There are four “testing windows” for the CPA exam each year, and consequently four “blackout dates.” Blackout dates are the last month of each quarter and are months […]

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