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How to Launch From Busy Season Into Studying for the CPA Exam

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Apr 18, 2018 1:10:09 PM

Say goodbye to the 2018 Tax Season and hello to studying for the CPA Exam!

First off, take a breather! You undoubtedly deserve a little rest, but make sure it doesn't last too long. Coming off busy season is a great time to transition into studying to get your CPA!

You are already being highly productive and maintaining a rigorous schedule, so you might as well keep it rolling. Obviously, you can cut out some of the habits which are not healthy. Re-institute time for exercise and friends, and get back some of the sleep you may have sacrificed -- but don't lose your stride. Those who competed in the Boston Marathon earlier this week are going to rest a little bit, but they aren't going to stop training! They already have their eyes on the next race and future goals.

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5 Qualities of Great CPA Students

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Jan 22, 2018 1:52:40 PM

The changes to the 2017 CPA Exam brought about challenges and adversity. The new structure aims to help new accountants apply their knowledge to the modern professional world, but the shakeup has left CPA students to navigate a new frontier. Being among the first wave was a difficult task for many.

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The New CPA Exam Changes are Officially Here

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Apr 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The CPA Exam world has been buzzing for the past year about changes to the exam by the AICPA to be instituted in 2017. Time for speculation or fitting in the exam before the new format was applied has officially passed. The purpose of this new structure is to prepare better young CPA's to enter the workforce by giving them more real life scenarios, but it means the first batch of students now taking the exam are guinea pigs for those to come after.

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