The FAR test covers topics related to accounting transactions and generating financial statements. Make sure that you understand these five key test topics.
So you want to know if you qualify for the CPA exam. Requirements are different in each state, but follow similar guidelines that we’ll talk about here.
Between the AICPA and NASBA, it can be confusing who is torturing you with the CPA exam. Let’s learn who makes the CPA exam and the application process.
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, […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Hey! Thanks for the great question. I remember my first year at Mizzou thinking about the exact same question and thinking, “Well, wouldn’t all the accounting courses be helpful for the CPA Exam?” The answer is no, not really. There are extremely important accounting classes and extremely important non-accounting classes. Then, there are not as […]
Hey there! I am really glad you asked, “How does the CPA Exam compare to the GMAT?” As someone who has endured through both exams (CPA Exam and then the GMAT), I can personally attest to the difficulty of each exam. Now some of you, depending on the set up of your Masters of Accounting […]
Hey! Do you know what today is? Let me give you a little hint. You take the AUD CPA Exam tomorrow. So today must be the eve before AUD CPA Exam. If that wasn’t clear enough, today is AUD CPA Exam Eve, which is a new holiday celebrated by you and the other aspiring CPA […]