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CPA Exam Students Haven't Heard of the AICPA CPA Exam Blueprints and that Needs to Change!

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Jun 20, 2018 2:06:21 PM

Imagine you're in charge of laying the foundation for the house you plan on living in for the rest of your life. You would want to guess at the process or ask someone else how they did it years ago on different bedrock and climate, hoping the same works for you. You'd want the most up-to-date methods, help, and plans. You'd want blueprints...

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Phil Yaeger took the CPA Exam next to a elephant...

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Jul 10, 2017 2:20:43 PM

People recently shared some of their memorable CPA Exam experiences with The Journal of Accountancy. Their memories sparked those of our own President, Phil Yaeger, who unexpectedly sat for the CPA exam in close proximity to a elephant.

How did this happen? Well, when Phil was taking the CPA Exam, many of the testing locations around the country were at convention centers, fairgrounds, and civic centers. Being in Baltimore meant taking his exams at the Baltimore Civic Center. The time he signed up to take the exam just happened to coincide with the circus coming to town. For Phil, this meant walking into one of the biggest tests of your life and being greeting with the sounds and smells of elephants right next door! Imagine sitting and focusing with one of the most distracting events in the world going on while you do your best to shape your future.

There are multiple instances of these distracting events from the location of the CPA Exam, to current events, and even other life changing factors happening at the same time.

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Get to Know the CPA Exam Blueprints

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on May 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM
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 cause unease and a lot of questions, we're helping you break down and understand the fundamental changes.
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