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Best CPA Study Guide to Pass the CPA Exam

During my CPA journey, I read every single CPA study guide that I could get my hands on and none of them actually told me how to study for the CPA exam. To my surprise, even the top CPA review courses don’t actually tell you how to study. Some of them include tips or a simple guide through the

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Changes to the CPA Exam | Content, Structure, Grading, Cost

In 2017 the AICPA made some serious changes to the CPA exam. They changed the content covered on the exam, the exam structure itself, and the grading methods used. Since 2013, the AICPA has been researching how to restructure the exam to focus on higher-skillsets and test candidates for logic and thought patterns instead of

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AUD CPA Exam Study Tips | Section Format, Structure, Topics Covered

The AUD (Attestation and Auditing) section of the CPA exam focuses on the examination of an entity’s financial reports, compliance, and processes. This section evaluates the candidates’ understanding of proper auditing procedures, gathering evidence, fundamental principles, and internal controls. Many candidates feel the AUD CPA exam is closely related to FAR because there is some overlap

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BEC CPA Exam Study Tips | Section Format, Structure, Topics Covered

The BEC CPA exam section stands for Business Environment and Concepts. It is the section that evaluates a candidates’ comprehension of responsibility and professional duty. Understanding management, principle economic concepts, corporate governance, and Informational Technology (IT) is crucial to mastery. It examines the test-takers’ ability to identify and analyze situations that call upon his knowledge

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FAR CPA Exam Study Tips | Section Format, Structure, Topics Covered

The FAR (Financing Accounting and Reporting) section of the CPA exam covers topics like GAAP, financial statements, financial transactions, and reporting for non-profits. Many candidates consider the FAR CPA exam to be the most challenging of the four because of its length and scope of information covered on the test. The FAR CPA exam is also

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REG CPA Exam Study Tips | Section Format, Structure, Topics Covered

The REG (Regulations) CPA exam section tests candidates’ understanding of taxation at a federal level, law and legal matters in a business context, as well as the ethical and legal standards an entity and professional should be responsible for. In other words, the REG CPA Exam covers business law and federal taxation topics. This section

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