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AUD Study Tips

By Elizabeth Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

AUD Study Tips

If you follow our blog, you may have seen that we’re now recommending (for the time being) to sit for AUD first. That’s quite a departure from our typical Exam section order recommendation, we know. But ultimately, it’s your most efficient route to a passing score right now, with the upcoming exam changes and the […]

The CPA Exam is difficult enough at the best of times – but right now, with COVID-19 impacting study journeys and delaying test dates, it’s even tougher. Typically CPA Candidates have 18 months to sit for and pass all four sections of the CPA Exam – but because of these delays, NASBA is encouraging State […]

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 […]

In the CPA Review game, we’ve all heard the phrase “adaptive learning technology” but what does that even mean? It’s become a buzzword thrown out by many CPA Review Courses, but can it even help you? The short answer? Yes it can. Exam Review Courses that utilize adaptive learning software essentially avoid the standard linear […]

Prometric Extends Temporary Closure to Some Centers

By Megan Matthews

BREAKING NEWS. With the increase in measures taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Prometric has announced that it will extend the closure of test centers in the U.S. and Canada through April 30th, with planned resumption of testing on May 1st across the United States and Canada. Earlier, this closure was expected to last […]

Alternative Career Paths for CPAs

By Elizabeth Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

Careers for CPAs can seem pretty cut and dry: get your accounting degree, pass the CPA exam and then start out as an entry-level staff accountant in public and work your way up, or switch over to industry at some point. However, the skills required to pass the CPA Exam and become a CPA, and […]

One of the best ways to start your accounting career on the right foot is by working for a Big 4 Accounting firm. These firms, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG, are perfect launching pads for your career, whether you want to work in public accounting or you want to break off and do […]

7 Simple Tips for Self-Care during Busy Season

By Shirley Claude, M.A.O.M

I know, I know. You have ZERO time for anything during busy season. You’re spread thin, and are being pulled left, right, and center. But just because you’re spending more time than ever in the office doesn’t mean that you can completely forget to look after yourself before you help others. Here are seven ways […]

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a digital transformation – that’s easy to see with the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, as evidenced by the huge growth in 2019 that’s expected to surge again in 2020. Much of the criticism surrounding cryptocurrencies relates to its value being […]

Our Top Blog Posts of 2019

By Megan Matthews

It’s been a busy year for our blog, and an even busier year for CPAs. So, in case you missed it – below are the top five blog posts that your peers were reading in 2019. How to Pass a CPA Exam Section in Three Weeks We recently dug into our data and found out […]