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Video: How to Ace the CPA Exam Simulations

By Allie Martorana

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The CPA exam contains simulations in all 4 sections. In the AUD, FAR, and REG sections, these simulations are worth 50% of your overall score, and 35% in the BEC section. As these simulations are worth a such a large portion of your exam score, it is crucial to adequately prepare for anything you may […]

7 Mistakes CPA Exam Candidates Make on Simulations

By Elizabeth Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

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The AICPA updated the CPA Exam to be a 50/50 split between Multiple Choice Questions and Task-Based Simulations/Written Communication Tasks. This change has caused simulations (or sims for short) to become a larger portion of an exam candidate’s score. Consequently, doing well on the sims has become even more crucial to passing. We want you […]

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Here’s everything you wanted to know about task-based simulation (TBS) questions, straight from the AICPA!

New DRS Question Type Now Available in Surgent CPA Review

By Surgent CPA Review Team

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As recently announced by the AICPA, a new simulation question type, the Document Review Simulation (DRS), will debut on the CPA Exam on July 1, 2016. This new question type will appear in the FAR, AUD and REG sections initially and move to the BEC section in 2017.