Are you exhausted from all the stress, time and energy it takes to study and pass the CPA Exam? Do you ever ask yourself during one of those 2 AM study sessions whether or not the hard work is worth it?

The answer is yes! Yes, it is!

The blood, sweat and tears you're shedding now to

If variety and travel dont convince you that the long hours youre spending studying for the CPA Exam are worth it, consider these two points made by the American Institute of CPAs:

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Hey CPA Exam students! We'd like to share a wonderful and inspiring letter one of our students, Lisa Lachowsky, sent us earlier this month. Her story is testament to the fact that you can achieve anything you put your mind to, no matter where you're at in your life. If you've been looking for a pick-me-up,  this is IT. The letter we are about to share with you is a must-read if you:

 

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Ive already blogged about the path that led me down the road to becoming a CPA, but with this busy season wrapping up (I hope soon!), I thought it would be good to re-examine more of the career options for CPAs.  I could talk about how my studying has been going the past week, but honestly, I think it might bore you.  It has been tiring, but Rogers energy and highly caffeinated beverages have kept me going.  When I read a blog, I do like to hear about how peoples studies are going, what works for them, what doesnt, etc., but I also like to hear about the opportunities the CPA profession has for the aspiring CPA.  This helps keep me motivated.  Success stories during and post CPA are what we are all aspiring to have and tell.  This busy season has opened up my eyes to opportunities that are the nontraditional career paths, but very worthwhile and exciting career options.  They are also in huge demand.

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Welcome back to our CPA Exam Video Tip YouTube series, brought to you by Roger Philipp, CPA! As accounting professionals attempting to balance life, work and the CPA Exam, we know that youre about as busy as it gets. Therefore, we hope you enjoy the following bite-sized clip for easy, on-the-go viewing!

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Are you on the fence about taking the CPA Exam? Or youre putting it off just because you can. What if we told you we have three hard facts that will convince you to drop everything youre doing and start studying for this exam? Read ahead if youre ready to stop, drop, and STUDY.

There is a HUGE need for accountants and auditors

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Yes, becoming a CPA is difficult and can occupy a lot of your time. It may take anywhere from 3 to 18 months to study and successfully pass all 4 parts of the CPA Exam, and then you need work experience. So why do so many people go through this daunting process to get that designation? Heres why:


#1 Its all about the Benjamins $$$

As a CPA, you can make around 10% - 15% more per year than a non CPA. In public accounting, your billing rate goes sky high once you become a CPA translation: the firm was billing you at $50 an hour, and now they can charge $200 per hour. That doesnt mean you pocket $200 per hour, but your firm is making more and so will you!

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As graduation ceremonies come to an end, and the last cap hits the gymnasium floor, its an aspiring CPAs cue to hit something else: their CPA.  Tune in below for our Top 3 Tips to catapult your CPA career post-graduation.

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Welcome back to our CPA Exam Tip YouTube series, brought to you by Roger Philipp, CPA! As accounting professionals attempting to balance life, work and the CPA Exam, we know that youre about as busy as it gets. Therefore, we hope you enjoy the following bite-sized clip for easy, on-the-go viewing!


You've passed all 4 parts of the CPA Exam and your first order of agenda should be to celebrate! But, once the confetti settles and the initial shock wares off, it's time to get cracking on CPA licensure! From taking the ethics exam to attaining the required work experience, Roger Philipp, CPA will help you establish your plan of action once you pass all 4 parts of the CPA Exam.

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Once again, Roger CPA Reviews very own, Craig Cuthbert, CPA provides information on the latest and greatest opportunities for CPA Exam Candidates.

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CPAs are well respected in the business world with the reputation of having a strong work ethic, motivation and integrity. Within the accounting industry, having a CPA license is often required to move into senior level and managerial positions. If your ultimate goal is to make partner, you better start planning your CPA study strategy now! While all of this may sound enticing, many aspiring CPAs are unaware of the various opportunities available to them.



A wide range of career paths exist within public, private and governmental organizations:

 

 

  • Assurance and Attestation Services

 

 

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