5 Reasons to Take the CPA Exam Right Away

5 Reasons to Take the CPA Exam Right Away

Oh hey! If you are considering taking the CPA exam but you’re wanting to put it off for a few years-don’t. In today’s video I will be going over five reasons you should start the CPA Exam right out of college. As someone who started studying for the exam right out of college but didn't [...]

Getting Your CPA License – The Process

Getting Your CPA License – The Process

Yaaaaay! You’ve successfully completed all four parts of the CPA Exam. Now what happens-is the certificate in the mail on its way? Now come on, you know that would be way too easy. In order to get licensed there are a few more boxes to check. In today’s video I’ll be going over the steps you need to take in order to obtain your CPA license.

EA vs. CPA – Which Should You Choose?

EA vs. CPA – Which Should You Choose?

I have seen quite a bit of comparisons between the Enrolled Agent (EA) credential and the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential lately. I decided to do a breakdown of some of the main differences between the two to help you decide which is the credential for you. Today's video will define and describe what an EA and CPA does, give an overview of the process to getting the credentials, and compare the overall careers.

Accounting Organizations and the CPA Exam

Accounting Organizations and the CPA Exam

Oh hey CPA candidates! When I was on my CPA journey I remember getting confused between all the different accounting organizations that were touch points. I wanted to make this video to spell out the distinctions between each CPA related accounting organization. There is AICPA, NASBA, and your State Board of Accountancy. Each of these [...]

Choosing an Accounting Certification

Choosing an Accounting Certification

https://youtu.be/X1A_VkpOxN8 Oh hey fellow accountants! If you are not yet certified or maybe considering adding an accounting certification, this video is for you. I am a CPA, certified public accountant, but there are many other accounting certifications that you can choose from. Choosing an accounting certification that makes sense will depend on a number of [...]

Prepare for the CPA Exam in Under 6 Weeks (per section)

Prepare for the CPA Exam in Under 6 Weeks (per section)

The amount of time that I spent preparing to fail the CPA exam is truly astonishing. Early on in my CPA journey I gave myself months to prepare for each section so that I could "take my time" with the material and be sure to pass. Rather than use this additional study time to actually study, I did things like create new Pinterest boards and search Beyonce hashtags on Instagram. I found myself going from a relaxed, "I have three months" to a panicked "I have three days."

Studying for the CPA Exam While Working Full-Time

Studying for the CPA Exam While Working Full-Time

So if you have been putting off the CPA exam because you work full-time and believe you can't do both-I am your reminder that you can. If anyone knows the anguish of coming home after a long day of debits and credits and listening to a lecture on bonds, it would be. Studying for the CPA exam while working full time can be kind of trash- I am not going to lie. That is why today’s video is all about making the process less painful.