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When you are in college trying to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life, you get asked by your advisors and the big firms what do you want to do tax or audit? How do you choose which to go into? Here's how.
Most don't know what to expect when they start thinking about taking the CPA exam. They get scared because of stories they've heard about people failing it, but how difficult is the exam in reality? It's probably not as bad as you think.
Did you just get done taking an exam section? Wonder when you will find out if you passed or not? Here are the 2015 CPA Exam score released when the AICPA will publish your advisory scores. Check out your target date and get ready for the good news. : )
This might sound negative, but it's completely true. People do things that drastically reduce their chances of successfully passing the CPA exam and don't even know it. How many of the top five are you doing that could make you fail the next section?
I used Wiley CPA Excel to pass all four sections of the CPA exam on my first try. Here are some of the tips, study hacks, and strategies that I developed along the way.
So many people set themselves up for failure when they sign up for the wrong CPA exam section initially. Passing the exam involves stragety just as much as studying. Figure out what section you should take first.
If you just starting looking into taking the exam, prepare yourself for a whirlwind of studying, practicing, and staying up at night. :) I'm just kidding. The exam is a lot more involved than you might think though. You should first take a look at the basics to see what you are in for.
Unfortunately, every state has different standards and requirements to sit for the exam and become licensed. It can be difficult and time consuming to try to figure all of these rules out, I did it for you. Look up what the rules are for your state, so you know you'll be eligible to sit and get licenses!
Passing the exam is difficult enough without having to worry about qualifications, state rules, work experience programs, and the never ending application process. This is your simple guide on how to apply and pass the exam on your first try.