Common Candidate Struggles: Preparing for REG

By Megan Matthews

We all know that the CPA Exam is made up of four sections – AUD, BEC, FAR and REG – and each is made up of difficult questions that primarily touch on different elements of accounting, from tax law to financial accounting and more. While there’s a lot to learn, it’s entirely possible to pass […]

CPA Exam Testing Expanded to India

By Meagan Boonie

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It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown CPA Exam preparation for a loop. Testing center closures have forced many candidates to adjust their CPA Exam study schedules, seek NTS extensions from state boards, and, in some cases, ask for extensions to their 18-month testing window. Fortunately, NASBA, AICPA, and Prometric have been rolling […]

BREAKING NEWS — In response to candidate requests, NASBA, AICPA and Prometric will offer continuous testing for CPA Exam candidates in the United States from July 1st, 2020. What is Continuous Testing? Under the Continuous Testing model, candidates will have the ability to take the Exam year-round, without restriction – with the only exception being […]

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BREAKING NEWS. In an email sent to CPA Exam candidates on March 25th, 2020, NASBA, AICPA, and Prometric announced their decision to offer additional testing opportunities. The 2020 Q2 testing window will be extended from June 10th, 2020 to June 30th, 2020 (what was previously a blackout period). Previously, Prometric announced it would be closing […]

How to Study For Your CPA While Working Remote

By Megan Bierwirth

The novel coronavirus has truly changed the way we go about our everyday lives. Things we never thought about before, like going to the grocery store, going to the gym, and going to work are being changed and restricted at a rapid pace. Many of us are now telecommuting (or working from home) as many […]

FAQ: What is Blockchain and How Does it Impact Me?

By Jack Castonguay

With the influx of new technologies, we know that the role of each accountant professional is changing. But with terms like ‘Blockchain’ and ‘Cryptocurrency’ being little more than buzz words to a lot of us, Jack Castonguay, our Director of Accounting & License Preparatory content, has answered some of our most commonly asked questions. Get […]

NASBA Recommending Notice to Schedule Extensions

By Megan Matthews

As we shared recently, Prometric are closing their US and Canadian testing centers until at least April 16th – in response to the recommended measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means that all current students in the process of testing will receive emails to reschedule after the closure ends, with no rescheduling fees […]

Video: CPA Exam Tips for College Students

By Megan Matthews

So, you’re studying for your bachelor’s degree, or maybe your MBA, and want to start on the journey to becoming a Certified Public Accountant? That’s great! And while it is hard work, it doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems. In fact, cpa candidates can be ready to pass an exam section with […]

FAQ: The Future of the CPA

By Elizabeth Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

It’s no secret that the accounting profession is changing – and with it, so is the future of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Whether it’s the rise of block chain, or new business environments for entry level roles at accounting firms,

Busy season is the period of time between the beginning of the year and the end of the accounting season for public accounting professionals. For audit professionals, this is usually March 15th while tax season typically runs through April 15th. It’s the busiest time of year for CPA firms, hence the name “busy season.” This […]