Gleim CPA Blog

Each time you sit for a section of the CPA Exam, you’ll do so at a Prometric testing center. Prometric not only administers the CPA Exam but also records the audio and video of all testing sessions in order to document any unusual activity and report misconduct to the state boards. Therefore, you must comply...
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The AICPA has released revisions to the CPA Exam blueprints that will become testable on January 1, 2019. Most of the changes are tweaks to align the Blueprints with new rules, regulations, and laws. Because all review providers take the Blueprints into account when developing their materials, there’s really nothing for you to worry about....
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By Brendan Bailey, Gleim Campus Rep One of the biggest issues students face is applying what they learned in the classroom to the process of getting a job during accounting recruiting season. Jobs are not automatically given to students who study hard and get good grades. I have many friends who have a 4.0 GPA...
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applying for the cpa exam as an international candidate
By Stephanie Ng The American Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license offers benefits to accountants around the globe. With this world-renowned certification, you can increase your earning potential, career options, and skills and earn the industry’s trust. If you’re an international student or accountant ready to take the next step toward the CPA, you’ve come to...
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The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) has honored our President, Dr. Irvin Gleim, with the 2018 National Achievement in Education award. Each year, NABA’s National and Regional Awards are given to highlight achievements, excellence, and leadership. Dr. Gleim’s Achievement in Education award will be presented along with 14 other National and Regional Awards at...
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It’s no surprise that the REG tax law changes are a hot topic of discussion right now because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is the most comprehensive tax overhaul since 1986. With these major changes to the tax code already in effect, AND because anywhere from 55% to 85% of any REG exams...
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When you think about taking the CPA Exam, do you feel the need for speed? How long it takes to pass the CPA Exam primarily depends on how much time you have to study, so there’s no pressure to move too quickly. Above all, the goal is to pass each section the first time. That...
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An impersonal answer to the question, “How long does it take to pass the CPA Exam” would be, “On average, a CPA candidate may need 6-12 months to pass the entire CPA Exam.” But a more personalized answer is that it depends on how much time you can devote to studying, which you’ll know once...
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cpa exam score appeal
Maybe it’s happened to you: You failed a section of the CPA Exam, but your score was SO close. When you receive an exam score that’s just a point or two shy of 75, what are your options? Can you appeal your CPA Exam score? Yes, it is possible in most states. Alternatively, a score...
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