It’s the start of March Madness! During these few weeks, when it can seem as if your entire network of friends and peers is glued to the TV with a drink in hand, how can you stay focused? Jess shares her advice!

BEC video CPA Exam

Dan Colella, a CPA Exam candidate, talks about why he switched from Wiley to Surgent CPA Review, and how this switch helped him pass BEC.


With the recent CPA Exam score release from the AICPA, we hope you received a passing score! If you didn’t, it’s ok! Jessica Sandhu has been there. Watch her video for tips on how to recover, and bounce back for next time!


After attending a number of career fairs over the past few months, I am astonished at some of the outfit choices that were made for these events. To find out how much your outfit matters on your road to becoming a CPA, read more.


If you’re testing soon, this week’s Exam Cram is a must-watch! Jess shares what you need to know about the Prometric Testing Center. Did you know you should leave your phone at home? Find out why.

Sitting for AUD next January? SAS No. 132, The Auditor’s Consideration of an Entity’s Ability to Continue as a Going Concern is a standard that applies to all audits of a complete set of financial statements, including financial statements prepared in accordance with a general purpose or a special purpose framework. It will become testable on the CPA exam January 1, 2018.

Welcome to a new weekly feature of Passing Insights! Surgent CPA Review’s Student Development Manager, Jessica Sandhu, is currently sitting for the CPA Exam. Each week, Jessica shares her insights into her own study process. This week, find out what she does to de-stress when studying for the exam.

Once you pass those four dreaded sections of the CPA Exam, it doesn’t mean you have reached the finish line! There are requirements you must fulfill before you can put those three letters (CPA) at the end of your name. CPA candidate Jessica Sandhu breaks down these requirements.

Remember the Misery Index from your college Economics class? We’ve applied it to CPA exam prep using cost of CPA review, hours studying, and sections taken. The lower your score, the better!

Taking the CPA Exam in 2017 after April 1? We’ve got great news for you! On February 1, the AICPA announced there will be less task-based simulations on the exam.