CPA MYTHS SERIES:  4 Risks of Over-Relying on MCQs

CPA MYTHS SERIES: 4 Risks of Over-Relying on MCQs

Welcome to our CPA Exam Myths blog series.  In my work with CPA candidates over the years, I have heard tons of unique ideas about how to approach the CPA exam. Most of these ideas are intended to act as shortcuts to success.  Most, too, are veiled in this idea that...
The Power of Believing You Can Pass the CPA Exam

The Power of Believing You Can Pass the CPA Exam

“Why is the CPA exam so hard?”  I hear this question often from CPA candidates who are struggling to pass the exam.  While the challenges that face candidates are widespread and different for everyone, there is one key skill that separates successful candidates from...
How to Get Motivated for the CPA Exam

How to Get Motivated for the CPA Exam

Motivation, or lack-thereof, is one of the most common challenges that candidates face.  It’s also the one that most people don’t talk about.  No one likes to admit that they aren’t motivated to take the next step in their careers, or that they just don’t feel like...
CPA Exam:  How to Take Advantage of Continuous Testing

CPA Exam: How to Take Advantage of Continuous Testing

ICYMI, just a few weeks ago NASBA approved a change in the CPA Exam testing approach that would eliminate exam testing windows.  This proposal has been in the works for years, and finally it is upon us!  Great news for CPA candidates all around.  So, what does this...
A Fresh Start:  Reflecting on Pandemic Learning Opportunities

A Fresh Start: Reflecting on Pandemic Learning Opportunities

As frustrating and challenging as the past several months have been, this has also provided a unique business opportunity and environment for growth that firms should be taking advantage of.  Very few organizations have ever or will ever have another opportunity like...