Jason Galaif, CPA

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How To Become a CPA: Step by Step Guide

Becoming a CPA requires a big time investment and careful planning. CPA candidates must meet specific education requirements, and also document any accounting work experience. You should understand what is tested on the CPA exam and how the test is administered through test centers. Use these tips to become a CPA.

2019-04-08T13:15:27-07:00

3 Best Motivational Movies Before Studying

Need a break from studying for the CPA exam and need some additional motivation for after your break? Watch one of these three movies to help inspire you to greatness. We all need a break sometimes, whether it’s to avoid burnout, to rejuvenate, to get a fresh perspective, or to find some motivation. This is [...]

2018-11-06T13:02:06-07:00

Could I Pass the CPA Exam While in College?

In order to sit for the CPA Exam, you will need to meet an education requirement, as outlined by your state board, of 150 college credits and some experience. Each state varies in terms of the amount of experience you need, but they all call for 150 hours of college courses that focused [...]

2019-06-04T13:46:29-07:00

Application Process for International CPA Candidates

The application process for the uniform CPA examination is more confusing than it needs to be. It’s even more confusing if you are not living in the United States. But don’t worry, the CPA application process is the same for everyone (for the most part). This article will break down how the CPA exam works [...]

2019-03-09T10:44:30-07:00

Does Your CPA Exam Score Matter Above a 75?

Whether you barely passed the CPA exam or got the highest score possible, your score still proved that you have the required understanding needed to be awarded the title of CPA. It's also important to remember that your score does not determine how good of a certified public accountant you will be.   So [...]

2019-03-07T18:22:37-07:00

Should I Start Studying Now for the CPA Exam?

In a word, yes, you should begin to study. And yes, the Certified Public Accountant Exam is changing, but that’s not a reason to put off studying. If you want to become a CPA, stop procrastinating and start today. The CPA Exam went through some pretty significant changes. One of those changes won’t be immediately [...]

2019-04-02T15:43:24-07:00

How to Reduce Your CPA Exam Study Time

I’m generally good at taking tests, but I have many colleagues who struggle with them. From stories that I’ve heard, test day comes and they barely pass the first section even they know the study materials. If you have test day anxiety, you have to remember to be confident, or at least convince yourself that [...]

2019-07-16T12:04:56-07:00

4 Tips for the CPA Exam Simulations on Test Day

The CPA Exam Simulations are notoriously difficult for every section. There’s plenty of myths out there concerning these simulation questions. This is especially true with regard to which section features the most difficult versions. In reality, the most difficult sims are the ones you don’t prepare for enough. And whichever section is your weakest section, [...]

2019-03-28T16:03:53-07:00

Which Section of the CPA Exam to Take First

  In case you aren’t already familiar with the four different sections of the CPA exam, take a look at my post on CPA Exam Sections to learn more about them. This information is important in order to make the best decision! Your decision on which section to take first can hugely impact how well [...]

2019-03-28T15:51:14-07:00

How to Find the Best Learning Style for You

There are many different learning styles, but students typically fall into one of three categories. It’s very important to know what learning style works best for you, especially when looking into what CPA test prep course to take. Studies have shown that students get higher test scores when they match their test prep course to [...]

2019-04-02T14:31:09-07:00