Material Tested on the CPA Exam, by Section

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As you prepare for the exam, it’s important that you understand the breakdown of the material covered in each section. A good review course will naturally guide you through that, but you will probably need to tweak your schedule slightly based on your background, strengths, and weaknesses. For example, in college I was not able to take a Government and Non-profit ... Full Story

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    Sorting Out the Options in Accounting Education

    Sorting Out the Options in Accounting Education
    Accounting is hot, but if you want to move into the field without getting burned, it’s important to choose the right educational program. Your choices include an accounting certificate, a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. Each takes you to a different career starting point. Certificate: A Good Start An accounting certificate provides the baseline education for an entry-level accounting job. ...
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    Best Bets to Prep for the CPA Exam

    Best Bets to Prep for the CPA Exam
    You can do it online, in person or by watching a DVD. No, it's not a close encounter of the personal kind -- it's preparing for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination. Pass the CPA test, fulfill education and experience requirements, and you qualify as a CPA in the 50 states, Washington, DC, and the US territories. [widget:cpa_exam_tips] However, the ...
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    Top 9 CPA Exam Review Programs

    Top 9 CPA Exam Review Programs
    To become a CPA you'll probably need five years of college, an affinity for numbers and some work experience in the field of accounting. You'll also need to pass the four-part CPA Exam, which means you'll have to study. And study. And study. Preparing for the CPA Exam isn't something you do alone, either. It might not seem like the most ...
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    How an MBA Can Help You

    How an MBA Can Help You
    Credibility. Confidence. A big-picture perspective. Appreciation for other points of view. That's what MBAs say when asked what the degree has done for them. "It gave me a broad perspective of the business world -- how the economy works [and] how my industry works," says Susan Odegaard Turner, founder of Thousand Oaks, California-based consultancy Turner Healthcare Associates. Her MBA, from California ...
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    IFRS Education: Why Accountants Should Get It Before It’s Hot

    IFRS Education: Why Accountants Should Get It Before It’s Hot
    As the largest public companies in America begin their transition from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), they’re going to need accountants to show them the way. Just over 100 of the largest public companies will be eligible to file IFRS statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission starting in December 2009. “They’re the largest employers ...
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    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job

    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
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    CPA Exam Failure: Three Things you Should do to get Back on Track

    CPA Exam Failure: Three Things you Should do to get Back on Track
    Your heart races with anxiety as the score page from NASBA loads. Nothing. Well, nothing except Error: Score not found. Please verify Section ID Number and Date of Birth format and re-submit, which is the same thing it has said the past five times you’ve checked in the last hour. A few minutes of casual internet browsing pass and you come ...
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