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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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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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What are the Changes To The CPA Exam Blueprints?

AICPA implemented a new exam blueprint for the CPA exam on April 1, 2017. The new CPA exam blueprints replace the former CSOs/SSOs that detailed exam content. The most notable change to the exam is that you will be tested on higher-order cognitive skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical ability. In other words,

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CPA vs MBA | Which is Better for Your Career, Salary, and Wallet?

Many business students and young professionals want to advance their careers, but they aren’t sure what path will help them the most. Some argue that a masters degree will propel them up the ladder and allow them to command a higher salary while others advocate for the respect of the certified public accounting designation. Both

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Which CPA Exam Section is the Hardest?

According to the AICPA’s published pass rates, the hardest part of the Uniform CPA exam is FAR (Financial Accounting and Reporting). The 2016 cumulative pass rates show that candidates consistently performed worst on FAR than the AUD, BEC, and REG with pass rates of 45.42%, 45.82%, 55.54%, and 48.41%, for all four sections respectively. However,

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Best CPA Exam Audio Courses and Lectures

There are a few different CPA review courses that offer audio lectures and audio CPA study materials. This format is a great option for CPA candidates who are on the go a lot and don’t have tons of time to sit in front of their computer or a book. Hence, the best CPA learning materials

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