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There has been a lot of anticipation of the changes that will be coming to the CPA Exam due to the CPA Evolution. This initiative is transforming the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure model to recognize the evolving skills and competencies required of accountants today and in the future. It is a joint effort of the […]

By now you have likely heard the CPA Evolution that will become effective Jan. 1, 2024, transitioning the CPA Exam from its four existing sections to three core sections (AUD, REG, FAR) and a required specialization track in either BAR, ISC or TCP. Now in addition to these Evolution-related changes, question format, question type and […]

We have great news if you are entering your CPA Exam journey! If you were worried about needing to pass all four sections of the CPA Exam before the CPA Evolution goes into effect in January 2024 you can breathe easier – you still will get the same 18-month window you have now. Even though […]

Right now, deciding how to study, what to study, or even if you should be studying can seem daunting and difficult to determine. Given upcoming CPA Exam changes to certain exam sections and Prometric delays, the conditions that the current pool of CPA candidates face is unprecedented. Because of this, the approach these candidates take […]

How to study for your CPA Exam while working remote

By Megan Bierwirth

The 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 businesses, […]

CPA Exam testing expands to Egypt and Jordan

By Jordan Junqua

CPA Exam Testing Expands to Egypt and Jordan

As 2020 goes on, CPA Exam testing is becoming more and more widespread. Now, NASBA has announced that The Uniform CPA Examination will be administered in Egypt and Jordan, effective Nov. 2, 2020. Starting Oct. 26, 2020, qualified candidates may begin applying to take any section of the U.S. CPA Exam under the continuous testing […]

AICPA extends CPA Exam testing in India

By Jordan Junqua

testing in india

As many of you may remember, the AICPA launched a CPA Exam pilot in India on June 1. The AICPA has since announced that they are expanding testing within this pilot to Dec. 31, after more than 650 candidates have sat for the CPA Exam and more than 1,000 have registered for September. Candidates in […]


Surgent Exam Review is proud to announce a free virtual roundtable, titled “Professionalism in a Virtual World: Preparing for the New Normal” on July 22, 2020 4-5 p.m. EST. The strategic discussion will feature a panel of esteemed experts who will address the challenges a virtual professional may face. Topics will include recruiting, interviewing, managing […]

AICPA approves CPA Evolution licensure model

By Jordan Junqua

AICPA Approves Exam Model Change

The American Institute of CPAs’ Council held their first-ever virtual council meeting, where they elected a new chair and approved the CPA Evolution model that AICPA and NASBA have been developing with a focus on more technology skills. This, along with an updated CPA Exam to reflect the changes, is expected to be available in […]

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. However, because of these delays, NASBA is encouraging state boards […]