Gleim CPA Blog

To get your CPA, how do you decide what to learn, when to learn it and how? Our Personal Counselors are often asked for details on the CPA education requirements, as it can be a tricky landscape to navigate at times. Almost every state board requires candidates to earn at least 120 credit-hours before sitting...
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It can never be said that the CPA Exam lacks variety because as one of the most comprehensive accounting certification exams, its content spans a host of accounting topics across multiple exam sections, and it tests your skill through three very different types of questions. You must be well-versed with each kind of question to...
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Compared to movies, video games, and virtual reality, paper books can seem old-fashioned. While ebooks and audiobooks are a bit more technologically advanced, they’re still not flashy. But when it comes to CPA self-study materials, do you need them to be high-tech, or are there advantages to sticking with the tried and true method of...
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cpa central interface
We’ve got exciting news for CPA candidates: The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has upgraded the CPA Central interface! CPA Central is a resource for candidates working with a state board that uses NASBA’s CPA Examination Services (CPAES). Compared to the old platform, the new interface features a crisp design and more...
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I’m taking the CPA Exam today. What is the best time to drink coffee? There’s an algorithm for that. Can the U.S. Army help you pass your CPA Exam? Surprisingly enough, yes! According to an article from the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Army has worked with the Department of Defense to develop an algorithm...
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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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