July 2019 CPA Exam Updates: More Bark Than Bite

AICPA has released the latest revisions to the CPA Exam Blueprints, which are to take effect July 1, 2019. This latest revision expands on the existing blueprint but does not significantly change the content already eligible for testing. See What’s Coming to CPA Exam in July 2019.

How this California-based CPA Passed the CPA Exam

Becoming a CPA is a gratifying milestone in your accounting career, but is often seen as a difficult task to complete. One Wiley CPAexcel student shares her advice for passing the CPA Exam with confidence, including the importance of choosing the right study program and prioritizing study time above all else.

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,…