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Does the Big 4 Value the CMA Certification?

When talking about certifications prized by the Big 4, everyone sounds like a broken record: the CPA, the CPA, the CPA, and just to mix it up, sometimes they mention THE CPA. Is there any other certification that Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst and Young (EY), and KPMG find appealing? What about the CMA, another one […]

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CPA FAR is Hard, and That’s Okay

The FAR section on the CPA Exam is hard. Don’t believe me? Just ask the pass rates. The fact is, people don’t pass FAR as often as they pass all the other sections. For some people, quickly working through complex calculations really hits their sweet spot. Others, not so much. Me? When I first began […]

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A 2018 Refresh: The CPA Exam User Experience Reno

Along with a series of other 2018 CPA Exam changes that will make the testing experience easier for CPA candidates, the latest version of the exam will feature a redesigned CPA Exam user experience (UX) for virtually all interfaces. The AICPA is demolishing the outdated look it’s had for so long and introducing a more […]

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Knocking Down the Walls of the CPA Exam

Along with a series of other 2018 CPA Exam changes that will make the testing experience easier for CPA candidates, the latest version of the exam will feature a redesigned CPA Exam user experience (UX) for virtually all interfaces. The AICPA is demolishing the outdated look it’s had for so long and introducing a more […]

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CPA Exam Excel-erates into 2018

On April 1, which is (Facebook) officially known as the International CPA Exam Changes Day, the CPA Exam will undergo another round of major updates. I know you’re all thinking, PLEASE  no more changes. And, in the wake of the Great Content Overhaul of 2017 when the AICPA increased the number of Simulations in each […]

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A Special Offer for Going Concern Readers from Gleim CPA Review

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. About Gleim CPA Review As the leader in accounting exam prep, Gleim has helped candidates pass over 1 million CPA exams. Our proven teaching method prepares you to pass the CPA Exam by using diagnostic quizzes and detailed answer explanations to strengthen weak areas while cultivating […]

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How is the CPA Exam Graded? Understanding the CPA Passing Score

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. For many, passing the CPA Exam marks the culmination of many months of effort as well as the beginning of a lucrative career. Most know that you need a 75 to pass, but few are aware that a 75 does not represent 75% correct. Scoring a […]

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Navigating Task-Based Simulations on the New CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. In the months leading up to the launch of the new version of the CPA Exam, the AICPA disclosed many details about how the format and functionality of the exam would change. One final bit of insight the AICPA offered before the new version launched addressed […]

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CPA Exam Introductory Screens: New Exam Edition Changes

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The changes coming to the CPA Exam on April 1 affect several aspects of the exam, one of which is the duration. While we learned months ago that each section of the exam would now last for four hours, the AICPA recently announced another modification to […]

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CPA Experience Verification: A New Service from NASBA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. If you’re in CPA Exam land, you or someone you know has probably struggled with the CPA experience requirement. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be required to work under a CPA for 1-2 years in order to have your experience verified. However, thanks to NASBA’s […]

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Task-Based Simulation Study Tips

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) are a significant part of the current CPA Exam, and their significance will only increase in the next version of the CPA Exam coming in 2017. For the rest of 2016, the AUD, FAR, and REG sections of the CPA Exam will include […]

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CPA Exam Multiple-Choice Questions

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are a major component of the CPA Exam. Every section of the current version of the CPA Exam contains several dozen MCQs, which will retain their significance in the next version of the exam. However, CPA Exam multiple-choice questions will not retain their […]

BEC CPA Exam Section

BEC CPA Exam Section

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. One of the four sections of the CPA Exam is Business Environment and Concepts (BEC). Like the other three sections, the BEC CPA Exam section contains several testlets of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Currently, BEC is unique because it does not contain any Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) and instead […]

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CPA Exam: What are Task-Based Simulations?

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The CPA Exam consist of three question types: multiple choice (MCQ), Task-Based Simulations (TBS), and written communication (WC). On the current version of the exam, TBSs appear on the AUD, FAR, and REG sections, and Written Communications replace TBSs on BEC. However, the format of the next […]

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Document Review Simulation: Last Minute Tips

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The Document Review Simulation (DRS), a new type of Task-Based Simulation (TBS), will start appearing on the AUD, FAR, and REG sections of the CPA Exam in just one month! If you plan to sit for one of these exam sections on or after July 1, […]

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The Benefits of Becoming A CPA

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The Importance of Creating a CPA Exam Study Schedule

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. No matter why or when you intend to pass the CPA Exam, the best way to maintain your motivation is to establish a CPA Exam study schedule. The benefits of creating a CPA Exam study schedule are numerous, and the process is simple, so use this […]

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How to Pass the CPA Exam Before 2017

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The recent release of the finalized changes to the 2017 CPA Exam has left many candidates feeling pressured to pass the current exam before the new version launches. Thankfully, with the additional testing days provided by the testing window extension and the official introduction of the […]

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Learning About CPA Exam Changes From the AICPA

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. Every spring, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) hosts at their New York City headquarters the American Professional Accounting Certification Providers Association (APACPA) meeting. The APACPA is a trade organization for CPA Review providers such as Gleim CPA Review, and we faithfully participate in […]

2017 CPA Exam

Finalized Changes to the 2017 CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. On April 4, the AICPA published a press release confirming the final details of the 2017 CPA Exam. These details included the official launch date of the next version of the exam, April 1, 2017, the new exam’s purpose and basis, some of the definite 2017 […]

2016 CPA Exam

2016 CPA Exam Testing Window Extension and Transitional Credit

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The next version of the CPA Exam will introduce a significant number of changes in 2017, and NASBA is anticipating an increase in candidates in 2016 due to those upcoming changes. Because of this uptick in demand, NASBA recently revealed two CPA Exam testing updates: a […]

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The Format of the Next Version of the CPA Exam

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. The AICPA has now revealed the structure of the next version of the CPA Exam, and candidates taking part or all of the CPA Exam after April 1, 2017, should use the latest details about the exam structure to plan effective study schedules and establish realistic […]

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CPA Exam Score Release Dates

Please enjoy this sponsored content from Gleim CPA Review. After months of studying for the CPA Exam, success boils down to one moment: the moment you receive your score. Your CPA Exam score determines whether all of your preparatory effort was effective, so you probably want to see your score as soon as you can. […]

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Gleim CPA Exam Coaching Session

A 60-minute CPA exam coaching session taught by Gleim professor Amy Ford, CPA. This session will cover helpful exam tips about the CPA exam in general and specifically, Amy will offer coaching on the Statement of Cash Flows. This is relevant for anyone about to take the CPA or CMA exam or who is currently […]

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Assemble the Superhero Weapons You Need to Overcome the Changing CPA Exam

So, the powers that be have called upon you to serve humanity as a defender of accounting justice. Though you may already be equipped with your accounting degree and relevant work experience, you have yet another formidable challenge to face before you can fulfill your destiny: the CPA Exam. A great shadow falls over your […]