Gleim CPA Blog

This Study Tip of the Week is concerning the length and frequency of study blocks. Candidates should study some every day. Do not skip a day, as the “start up costs” are too great. It is better to be steady with short blocks of study time every day than to try to allocate one or...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns computer problems at Prometric If you encounter any unusual message or screen display, please stand up and get the immediate attention of the Proctor to assist you. We are told that the chance of a computer problem at a Prometric testing center is 1 in 500 and the normal cure...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns self-study in groups. While preparing for the CPA exam, you must decide whether you will add a group study component to your self-study efforts. Group study entails meeting and interacting with other CPA candidates and obtaining the benefit of an instructor. The CPA review materials used for self-study are books,...
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The response below was written by a CPA candidate who followed Gleim’s suggested steps to prepare for the CPA exam. Gleim’s CPA Review covers all topics tested, it saves you time by providing a structured review focusing on your weak areas, and it guarantees your success! “I passed all 4 sections the first time taking...
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Recent feedback indicates that the BEC section may contain fewer number-crunching questions than expected. While some questions still require traditional calculations, others are testing the theory behind the formulas and calculations. Understanding the theory is extremely important when answering never-before-seen questions. Use the answer explanations to the calculation questions in Gleim’s Review Online and Test...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns the status of CPA research databases. The CPA databases within the Simulations are not updated every testing window. Thus, it is conceivable that when you’re doing tax research there will have been changes to the tax code that are not reflected in the research database. Use the database available at...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns the re-score process and the appeal process. If you are unsuccessful with a section, we urge you not to spend the time, effort, money, and emotional energy on either a re-score or an appeal. Re-score and appeal processes result in grade changes from failure to passing less than 1/10 of...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns Simulation questions and how to answer them. Simulation questions have multiple requirements listed as work tabs on your Prometric computer screen. Each work tab requiring a gradable response displays a pencil icon. Each Simulation will have 4 to 6 work tabs consisting of a variety of formats such as multiple-choice,...
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This CPA Prep Tip concerns the appearance of cheating. We are not going to lecture you about the unethical practice of cheating. We expect that, as a professional, you will maintain the high ethical standards of professional accountants. Our objective is to warn you about the consequences to CPA candidates of merely appearing to cheat...
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