CPA Exam Scoring Explained

How is the CPA Exam Scored and Graded?

According to the AICPA, the CPA exam is scored on a curved scale of 0 – 99. Everyone knows that you need a score of 75 or more to pass the CPA exam, but what does that mean and how do you score that? No one really understands how the CPA exam is scored and

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CPA Exam Pass Rate

What is the CPA Exam Passing Rate?

Historically, the average CPA exam passing rates for each section have been around 50 percent. According to the AICPA, at least half of the candidates who take the exam each quarter fail their exam part. This isn’t an encouraging statistic by any means if you are looking to take the exam, but don’t give up. There’s hope.

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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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Best CPA Exam Motivational Quotes and Study Songs

Studying for the CPA exam is challenging. Sometimes you get stuck in a rut and start questioning your ability to pass the CPA exam. Or worse, you start asking yourself why you even started this journey to begin with. We’ve all been there before. Don’t get discouraged. All you need is a little pick-me-up and

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CPA Exam Cost and Fees

CPA Exam Costs Explained (Plus 3 Hidden Fees)

Chances are if you’ve looked into taking the CPA exam, you’ve found out that it’s not free. There are several different CPA exam costs involved in sitting for the exam and getting your license that many people don’t tell you about. Getting your CPA certification is a big investment that will pay off for the

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How Many CPAs are in the USA

664,532: The Total Number of Active CPA Licenses in the USA

There are well over half-a-million licensed Certified Public Accountants in the US according to a recent study performed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. This is roughly the population of El Paso, TX! This data was assembled from NASBA’s interstate database that holds records from all 55 state boards and licensing authorities

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