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CPA Exam Story: Passing the Exam as a Busy, Working Mom

Does taking the CPA exam put your personal life on hold? To find out, we asked Stephanie Henwood, mother of two, and successful accounting professional who passed the CPA exam on the first try. Born on Jersey, an island south of England, Stephanie left briefly to attend university, and now she is back, happily, to…

How an Audit Associate at Ernst and Young Prepared for Exam Day

Olu Egunjobi, CPA, an Audit Associate at Ernst and Young and star Wiley CPA student offers great advice for current candidates on how to manage stress and things you can do to ensure you feel confident on exam day. A Quick Recap Olu Egunjobi lives in Boise, Idaho, and just finished his master’s degree in…

Is Wiley better than Becker? One Student’s Honest Review

Olu Egunjobi, 29, lives in Boise, Idaho, and just finished his master’s degree in Accounting from Boise State University as well as his BA in Accounting. At the same time, he cruised through the battery of the CPA exam and is about to start his new job as an Audit Associate at Ernst and Young….

How One Candidate Passed All 4 Parts of the CPA Exam in under a Year

Olu Egunjobi, 29, lives in Boise, Idaho, and just finished his master’s degree in Accounting from Boise State University as well as his BA in Accounting. At the same time, he cruised through the battery of the CPA exam. Originally from Nigeria, Olu came to the United States in 2015 to attend school. And while…

How This Dad of 2 Passed All 4 Parts of the CPA Exam in 12 Months

Being married and having two boys, ages 2 years and 6 months, it’s understandable that Jared Miller’s biggest challenge involved finding a quiet place to study. The Elkhart, Indiana, dad, and husband turned his schedule upside down to make sure he found quiet time to get through the material required for his CPA certification. “It…

Getting Her CMA While Still in College

Jocelyn Sten, a recent graduate from the University of Oregon, knew she wanted to obtain her CPA. As an Accounting major, she realized the value of those three little letters. But Jocelyn also knew that for her personally, it was more realistic for her to earn her CMA while she was still in school. “Once…

Wiley’s Level II and III CFA® Program Refresher Workshops

With the June CFA® Program exam being pushed to December, it’s more important than ever to make sure you have a study plan in place to ensure you maintain your studies and retain the information you need to pass the exam. To help keep you on track, from June to October, Wiley is offering new…

CIMA COVID-19 Exam Updates: What You Need to Know NOW to Take The Test at Home

With the world adapting to a new normal, the CIMA Exam is doing the same, and we want to be sure you have the most up-to-date information so you can prepare to take and pass the test with confidence. As of now, to ensure the health and wellbeing of both test takers and test administrators,…

CFA® Exam Computer-Based Testing in 2021: What You Need to Know

On August 4th, 2020, the governing body for the CFA® Program exam announced that the 2021 exams would be moving to computer-based testing (CBT) for all three levels. This change allows for a variety of benefits, like social distancing, more testing locations, and more certainty around planning for your exam. For example, in the past,…