How One Accountant Overcame The CPA Exam In Small Steps

The CPA Exam is no joke, as evidenced by the more than 50% of candidates who don’t pass it each year. It covers a vast amount of content that can be hard to recall and apply, especially during a high-pressure timed exam. For Ryan Smith, CPA, finding success meant finding a way not to get overwhelmed by…

SlideShare: Top 5 Reasons to Get Your CPA

Choosing to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is often a very personal choice and people pursue their CPA license for a variety of reasons. If you’re on the fence about CPA certification, here are five common reasons to do it. Share with us why you became a CPA in the comments below.

Pass BEC & REG Before April–Answers to Your Biggest Questions

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We recently hosted a free webinar covering Tips to Pass BEC or REG Before the Exam Changes. More than 750 people (wow!) took part in the live session and asked a ton of great questions. Here are some of their frequently asked questions–and the expert answers provided by Wiley’s Director of Curriculum, Denise Probert, CPA, CGMA.

New Year, New Exam Content – What Should You Do In Q1?


Here Are The CPA Exam Changes Coming January 1, 2017 The AICPA launches the “next” CPA Exam on April 1, 2017. But, what’s new on January 1st? Not much, really. There are a few pronouncements that are eligible for testing for the first time in January 2017 and mostly impact Financial Accounting and Reporting. Download…

A Wealth of Great Advice for New and Recent Accounting Grads (Part 2)

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Mike Marshall, CPA, an External Audit Liaison for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and successful Wiley CPAexcel student, offers more great advice on how new and recent accounting graduates and early career professionals can put themselves on the fast track to success after passing the CPA Exam. (Be sure to check out Part One of…

Podcast: What You Need to Know for REG (Including Strategies to Pass Before April 1)


Denise Probert, CPA, CGMA, and Wiley Director of Curriculum, Accounting Test Prep, provides you with tips and tricks for passing the CPA REG Exam. You will learn actionable, and valuable insider information on how to do your best on the exam. Register to download the webinar and slides at