Upon deciding to take the CPA Exam, it’s crucial to first understand what are the different parts of that make up this rigorous test. This can help you develop a game plan of sorts and take the exam in an order you feel comfortable with. For me, the order that worked best was FAR, AUD, REG, […]
“How hard is the CPA Exam?” you ask. Not to scare you away from your aspiration of becoming a CPA, but the CPA Exam is very hard. Some of my favorite quotes to describe the difficulty of the exam and the relief that candidates have when they finish the exam are as follows: “I passed […]
Answering the question of which section of the CPA Exam is the hardest is by no means objective. According to the AICPA, the cumulative pass rates for 2015 for AUD, BEC, FAR, and REG were 47.28%, 56.48%, 46.75%, and 49.43%, respectively. So, theoretically that means that FAR is the hardest section of the exam. But of […]
Congratulations! You have taken and passed all four sections of the CPA Exam. (1) Are you a licensed CPA? (2) Can you put the three letters CPA behind your name on your brand new business cards? The answer to the first questions is most likely no. Concerning the second question, until you become a licensed […]
So you’ve decided to take on the CPA exam — good on you! Here we’ll explore what is covered in the four CPA exam parts and how each is structured.