While the CPA Exam demands an immense amount of time and even more dedication, it also requires a significant chunk of change. Here are some ways that you can save money on the CPA Exam:
1. Only Sign Up for 2 exams at First
Many students make the mistake of paying the application fee for all four sections right after they get their ATT (Authorization to Test). While the expiration date of your NTS (Notice to Schedule) will vary depending on what state your in, most students do not get through all four sections in the 6-9 months allotted. Then, when their NTS expires, they have to reapply for the sections they have left to take. Save yourself some money and stress and just apply for the first two exam you'll be taking. Then once you've made progress you can apply for the second two.
2. Use Free Resources
Do your homework! There are lots of free resources out there--especially now that this industry has become more internet savvy. Check out Twitter, YouTube, and do some Google searches. Roger has a great YouTube channel with tons of excerpts from his lectures as well as helpful videos on the application process, Prometric, and other aspects of the Exam.
3. Don't Get Stuff You Don't Need
It's easy to feel so daunted by this Exam that you just buy anything and everything you can get your hands on. I've even had students tell me things like, "well it was the most expensive product out there so I thought I would be the best." But with a little bit of homework and self control, you can ensure that you'll be completely prepared for exam day and not end up wasting money on things that aren't going to help you pass.
4. Check for Discounts
Again, this is part of doing your homework. Check to see if there are discounts offered for materials you're interested in purchasing. If you don't ask you won't know! Check out our discount page here.
5. Make a Deposit and Lock in Your Rate
If you're interested in joining the 86% of students who pass the CPA Exam using Roger, you should place a deposit on your review course. If you're a current, or recently graduated student, you can place your deposit now and lock in the rate your currently eligible for, FOREVER!