Is it possible to balance time spent studying for the CPA Exam with an actual social life? Kristin Lynes, Chief Operating Officer at Roger CPA Review, believes it’s plausible as long as you set the correct expectations with your support system.
Kristine “Tina” Caratan, MNA, CPA, CGMA is an Executive Lecturer and Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Faculty Advisor at San Francisco State University. In this interview, we sat down with Tina to talk about the importance of CPA licensure, how Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) plays a significant role in professional development for college students, and how she sees the accounting profession evolving in the future.
Summer Leadership Programs (SLPs) are a great way for accounting students to get a jump on their accounting careers. SLPs are typically a one to three day meeting during the summer where students go on site to a firm's office or headquarters to meet accounting firm personnel and learn more about the profession. The firms will sometimes separate panels of associates, senior associates, current interns, managers, and partners to field questions from students so they get firsthand information and insight regarding anything from the firm's company culture to nitty gritty details about the differences between auditing and tax.
Silke Olsen is a CPA and the Firm-Wide Recruiting Leader at Moss Adams and a Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Professional Partner. We sat down with Silke to talk about how her experience within the accounting profession and BAP can help accounting students gain further insight as to what it takes to be successful in their accounting careers.
Are you on the fence on whether or not to become a CPA? Do you wonder if there is any value in the credential or what career paths you can take once you become a CPA? Today's video helps to answer those questions and brings more insight about the credential, the benefits of working as a CPA, and the incredible career opportunities that await you once you become a CPA.
Summer can prove to be a difficult time to stay focused and study for the CPA Exam. Between summer holidays, vacations, and other fun outdoor activities, you may find yourself falling behind on your study goals. But remember--you'll never get this time back to focus on obtaining licensure. So here are our top tips on how to stay motivated to study for the CPA Exam this summer.
Naomi Warner wanted more career opportunity and advancement, and knew she could only do so by obtaining her CPA license. See how Naomi passed the CPA Exam on her first try and learn more about her licensure journey as she decided to switch career paths from art to accounting!
Working in public accounting full-time while also raising a family can be quite overwhelming. Add studying for the CPA Exam into the mix and life might seem completely chaotic. The good news is that while studying for the CPA Exam, working full-time, and raising children isn’t easy, it’s possible. Below are 5 things you can do to help yourself successfully pass the CPA Exam while juggling a full-time career and family.
There is no magic formula to passing the CPA Exam, but there are a few ways that you can increase your Exam score by setting yourself up for success. Below are the 6 things we recommend doing to boost your score.