Gleim CPA Blog

How many CPA questions do I need to study?
The CPA Exam is a long and trying test that features many unique and challenging questions. As practice testing is one of the most effective ways to prepare for such an exam, your CPA exam prep should include plenty of practice questions for you to answer. But how many CPA test questions do you really...
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Is Gleim Review really adaptive?
Over the past year, many review providers have revamped and upgraded their courses with the newest trend in exam prep: adaptive learning systems. As review providers apply the term “adaptive technology” to their new courses, candidates are left wondering which ones really live up to the claim. Gleim has been a leader of this evolution,...
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CPA Career Paths
As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), you will have a lot of career options. You can choose your accounting specialty and even be picky about the industry. As a license granted by state boards, the CPA certification is a career choice, but it is certainly not a limited one. In fact, you have more CPA...
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CPA AUD Exam Tips
While the AUD CPA Exam section contains similarities to the FAR CPA Exam section in its content, structure, and format, successfully passing AUD requires a tailored approach. As Auditing and Attestation specifically covers the audit process, this CPA Exam section will test candidates’ knowledge of certain auditing concepts and their ability to apply that knowledge...
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techniques to answer tbs questions
On every section of the CPA Exam, you will encounter Task-Based Simulations (TBSs). A Task-Based Simulation is a CPA Exam question type that requires you to complete four to eight tasks using the information provided, and they can be quite complex. However, you don’t need to let them intimidate you. You just need to learn...
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Study Tips for the DRS questions in the CPA exam
As you may know, Task-Based Simulations (TBSs) are one of the primary question types featured on the CPA Exam. As constructive-response questions, TBSs are not only more complex than the other two question types (CPA Exam multiple-choice questions and BEC Written Communications), but they are also more varied. One kind of TBS you’ll see within...
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Dr. Gleim, our favorite teacher
With another Teacher’s Day come and gone, Gleim would like to honor the teacher to whom we owe decades of success. Dr. Irvin Gleim, Ph.D., CIA, CMA, CFM, CPA, founded Gleim CPA Review in 1974 after writing one of the first CPA review books. Since then, he has enabled Gleim to help millions of accounting...
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How to become a better CPA test-taker
As a CPA candidate, you know that taking the CPA Exam requires you to learn about the exam and study its content. These actions will prepare you at a basic level, but you can gain an extra advantage over the exam by improving your test-taking abilities as well. After all, the CPA Exam is a...
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Overcoming failing a CPA exam section
You stayed up almost all night for the CPA Exam score release, anxiously awaiting the appearance of two numbers that would indicate how much longer the exam process might last for you. When your score finally arrived, it was lower than you had hoped, and your heart sank with it. You didn’t pass that section...
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