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If You Scored 74 or Below on the CPA Exam...

Scores drop, and you find out how you did. Either you feel relieved, or your heart drops too. If you got a 74 or below, you might be feeling that all of your hard work was for nothing. Right back to square one, you go - or so it may feel. The good news is, although not passing is a bit

This is the first step to studying for the CPA Exam

Should you work hard or smart? The answer is both, but you have to constantly refine your routines as working vigorously while maintaining bad habits is counterproductive. The same applies to studying for the CPA exam. So the good news we're offering here is that you should focus less on

Drowning in work? Here's how to get your head above water

We're getting to the point in the year where vacations are catching up to us, and winter workloads are bearing down. New work is put on top of old work, and you'll feel pressure to get it all done at once. New hires are coming in, but they don't know what they're doing, so it'll be expected that

Five Qualities of Mentally Strong Accountants

The new CPA Exam rolling out over the past year didn't come as a surprise, but that doesn't mean it hasn't come without adversity. The new structure better prepares new accountants for the modern professional world, but the shakeup has left CPA students to pioneer a new frontier. Being among the

How to Reach for Resilience After Failing the CPA Exam

People often look around after experiencing a setback and wonder, "What did I do wrong that all these other people did right?" You feel surrounded by individuals who are "making it," but you are coming up short. You may feel jealousy, and think some people don't deserve their success. Or, you'll

I Failed the CPA Exam and Survived

Today we are interviewing a successful CPA about her experience failing the CPA exam. Her story is fairly personal, so she wishes to remain anonymous (we'll refer to her as Patricia).

Earning a CPA license is not easy, but not everyone is willing to be candid about their experience. This often

Retrain Your Brain to Thrive During the CPA Exam

Have you walked out of the CPA exam knowing fear negatively impacted your score, even though you studied hard and felt confident about your technical knowledge going into the exam?

You're not alone. In fact, we hear this all the time.

Adaptor, Innovator, and Creator - The Progression of Today's Accountant

There has been a lot of speculation about the fate of the accountant lately. Some have predicted the demise of a career while others have been quick to lift up the profession as more vital now than ever. The one thing that is for sure is the industry is changing, new challenges are arising, and

2017 CPA Exam Testing Windows and Score Release Timeline

 The wait is almost over!

If you sat for the Auditing (AUD), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), or Regulation (REG) section(s) of the 2017 CPA Exam during the April/May (Q2) testing window, you can expect to receive your score on August 17, 2017. Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)

Get to Know the CPA Exam Blueprints

This year has presented a unique challenge to students looking to pass the CPA Exam - a reformat of the test. While this means new territory and a test unfamiliar to everyone, the AICPA has released a set of blueprints letting students know what to expect, and how to prepare. While this may