Destined for Success

  Meet CPA, Amanda Bristol Currently the tax manager of a CPA firm, Amanda Bristol takes pride in making it look easy. She initially signed up for the Wiley CPAexcel course back in the spring of 2016, fully expecting an arduous grind. The timing was right for her though. She buckled down and committed to…

Learning Science in Accounting Education: Three Learning Techniques for Mastery of Complicated Topics

By Denise Probert, CPA, CGMA Denise is Director of Curriculum for Accounting Exam Prep at Wiley.   The Complex Accounting Environment Practicing in the field of accounting requires nearly constant learning. New pronouncements, regulations, laws change the landscape of our practice at what seems like a pace faster than is manageable at times. And, much…

How This California-based CPA Crushed the CPA Exam

Thoroughness and diligence were the M.O. for California-based Helen Singh. The accounting and finance pro knows what it means to buckle down and that’s exactly what she did when it was time to prepare for her CPA Exam. “Studying is your top priority,” she says. Somehow, stating the obvious resonates when Helen speaks. “Everything else—work,…

AICPA Announces New User-Friendly Technology on the CPA Exam

CPA-AICPA-April-1-2018-Tutorial

The new CPA Exam testing interface will go live April 1, 2018, including brand new functionalities and features. All of the updates to the tools and functions were designed to improve your exam-taking experience. Below we’ve outlined what the key changes are and linked to AICPA’s guided tutorial of the new and enhanced Exam software features…