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Why is the CPA Exam So Difficult?

Why Is the CPA Exam So Difficult?

Anyone who has failed the CPA Exam has asked why it is so difficult. It’s been ruminated upon by plenty of people in various stages of taking the exam. For our non-accountant friends, the answer makes them then ask why even bother? But truly, why is the CPA Exam so difficult?

Reduce Your CPA Exam Study Time By 116 Hours!

Reduce Your CPA Exam Study Time By 116 Hours!

Find out how to decrease your CPA exam study time by more than 49%, save money, and improve your test scores. These 2 simple study tips will radically change your study plan and help you CRUSH the CPA in record time! Click to find out more…

is the cpa exam graded on a curve

Is the CPA Exam Graded on a Curve?

The CPA Exam is NOT graded on a curve. Every candidate’s score is entirely independent of those of other candidates. A traditional grading curves compare the candidates to each other and base the scores off of the total pool of test takers.

Which Section Of The CPA Exam Should I Take First

Which Section Of The CPA Exam Should I Take First?

I have received many emails asking which section of the CPA exam is the best to take first. The CPA exam you decide to tackle first is a very important decision and can effect how well you perform on the remaining 3 sections.  Below I will help you choose which section you should take first to give yourself the highest probability of passing all four sections your first time through.

CPA Exam Biggest Surprise

The CPA Exam’s Biggest Surprise

My apartment was only steps away from the sand and off in the other direction was a string of endless bars that occupied the party filled city of Pacific Beach, California.  Not exactly the optimal location for calculating bond amortization, but here’s how I stayed motivated anyway.

What Are the CPA Exam Blueprints

What Are the CPA Exam Blueprints?

One of the most common questions people ask the AICPA is what are these new CPA Exam Blueprints everyone is talking about? Well, since the CPA Exam is changing in April 2017, the whole exam is going to look different and focus on testing higher-order skills. This means there needs to be a new outline for the new exam—the CPA Exam Blueprints.

Change Your Life for the Better by Becoming a CPA

Change Your Life for the Better by Becoming a CPA

Becoming a CPA has proven to be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. The sacrifice and the monumental effort seem trivial when compared to benefits I’ve reaped. I received plenty of job offers from both the private and public sectors, as well as other opportunities that simply would not have been possible before.