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How They REALLY Score The CPA Exam

By | 2017 CPA Exam, AUD section, BEC section, CPA Exam Prep, FAR section, General Exam, General Exam Information, REG section | No Comments

Sometimes the only thing more stressful than taking a test is waiting to see how you did on it. Did I answer every question? Did I show my work correctly? Oh god, what if I forgot to put my name on it somehow? We all get these anxieties whether we we’re taking a spelling test in middle school or waiting…

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Could You Use a CPA Exam Tutor?

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CPA exam tutors.  You may wonder why they’re needed.  After all, don’t CPA course reviews have everything you need?  Maybe.  But there are some instances where working with a human being makes sense, because they can provide you with things that MCQs or video lectures can’t.   A tutor can provide feedback, answer specific questions, and help guide you based upon…

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The CPA Exam Has Updated Q2 Score Release Dates for 2017

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The AICPA has changed the release dates for results for those who take the exam in April and May this year.  The reason has to do with the revised exam that debuted on April 1st of this year.  According to the site: “Due to the substantive changes introduced to the Examination in April 2017, time is required to conduct the…

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Q1 2017 CPA Exam Passing Rates

By | 2016 CPA Exam, 2017 CPA Exam, AICPA, AUD section, BEC section, FAR section, REG section | No Comments

The first quarter of 2017 is in the books.  This is the last set of numbers for the current exam.  Q2 will be the first with the revised exam.  Data from AICPA.   Salient Points For the most part the percentage differences aren’t that great but the negative trend continues. FAR continues its downward spiral.  It’s percentage is the smallest…

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Latest CPA Exam Passing Rate Data

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Given how arduous a task it is to pass the CPA exam it’s no wonder that everyone is interested in the passage rates for it and its component sections. We’ve looked at the most recent data along with historical numbers and the results are interesting. CPA Exam Passing Rate is Steady Average scores for each section increased slightly from 2013…

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CPA Exam Update for 2017

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The CPA exam is getting its first major update since 2011.  The new exam places more emphasis on analysis and critical-thinking skills.  During their most recent survey the AICPA found that the normal routine tasks a new CPA would be responsible for are being handled through new technology or outsourcing.  Because of this, the newly licensed CPA is increasingly tasked…

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