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Failing the CPA isn’t a great feeling, but with four separate sections, each with a pass rate around 50%, it’s likely candidates will have one failure under their belt before they pass. It can be intimidating to jump back into the game after you’ve failed the CPA exam, but with the right study plan we […]

Having studied and passed the CPA Exam, I can tell you one thing: note all CPA review courses (Roger, Wiley, Gleim, Becker, Surgent) are not created equal. Some CPA Review courses have cut-and-dry, one-size-fits-all programs while others are highly tailored to the individual.

How to Study for the CPA Exam During Busy Season

By Megan Bierwirth

With a few simple strategies to help you manage your time and maximize your efficiency, you can be turning out work reports and achieving your study goals simultaneously. Below, we’ve put together 7 tips on studying for the CPA Exam during busy season to help you come out on the other side ready to pass a section.

Accounting Students: Your 9 Item Senior Year Checklist

By Megan Bierwirth

Whether you’d like to believe it or not, senior year means that you’re rounding the final lap of your four-year degree program, and will soon be making your entrance into the real world. This time can be particularly overwhelming for accounting students; between keeping up your grades, looking for a full-time job, and reconciling the […]

How Data Analytics Affect the CPA Exam

By Megan Bierwirth

data analytics cpa exam

Sherlock Holmes once said, “Data, data, data! I can’t make bricks without clay!” This quote alludes to the fact that decision making can’t be accurate if the correct data isn’t presented, an idea that the business environment is increasingly concerned about. As technology has advanced, so has our access to data. But data can be […]

Surgent CPA Review was recently named the number one ranked course for 2019 by Crush the CPA Exam, the industry’s most popular third-party review site. Crush the CPA Exam’s experts conducted extensive research and took into account a number of considerations before selecting Surgent CPA Review for the top spot in its Best CPA Review Course rankings.

cpa exam on spring break

Spring break signals the end of a long winter and is usually filled with some much-needed leisure time for busy college students. However, if you’re planning on taking the CPA Exam, you may want to consider studying for the CPA Exam on spring break. Keeping your study momentum up during breaks is key, although it […]

Top Trends in CPA Exam Review Courses for 2019

By Carolyn Rivera

Since prospective CPA Exam candidates, accounting firms, and many other organizations want to know how to improve their CPA study materials resulting in increased CPA Exam success rates, we sat down with Surgent’s Chief Executive Officer, Evan Kramer, to get some inside information on coming trends he sees on the horizon for CPA Exam Review courses.

While studying for the CPA Exam out of school may seem scary, it’s definitely possible. With the right motivation, the right study materials and a little planning, you can pass each section of the exam on your first try!

Surgent CPA Review was recently named the number one ranked course for 2019 by Crush the CPA Exam, the industry’s most popular third-party review site. Crush the CPA Exam’s experts conducted extensive research and took into account a number of considerations before selecting Surgent CPA Review for the top spot in its Best CPA Review Course rankings.