Every year, the accounting profession becomes more dynamic and complex, mostly due to the rise of technology and automation across industries. It’s no longer enough to have an accounting background; students need to have skills relevant to the industry allowing them to jump into an entry-level role without a huge amount of training. Even the […]

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Your faculty advisor can be a tremendous resource for everything from career planning to preparing for your first interview. Here are 5 easy tips for building a relationship with this person!

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Surgent CPA Review was recently ranked as the top CPA Review course available on the market by trusted sites. CPA Exam resource sites release annual rankings based on user feedback, course technology, features, and price for CPA candidates to use as guides. Recently, the 2020 rankings were released, showing Surgent CPA Review standing above the […]

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Our Top Blog Posts of 2019

By Megan Matthews

It’s been a busy year for our blog, and an even busier year for CPAs. So, in case you missed it – below are the top five blog posts that your peers were reading in 2019. How to Pass a CPA Exam Section in Three Weeks We recently dug into our data and found out […]

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Surgent Exam Review and Surgent CPA Review today announced the selection of the recipients of both the Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship and the Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship. The two businesses offer annual scholarships to college students working towards an accounting major and currently attending an accredited college or university within the U.S. This […]

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Surgent Exam Review, an innovator in the exam prep market, recently introduced Firm360™, a reporting dashboard that helps Human Resources and Learning & Development professionals at accounting firms better coach their staff through the exam review process, leading to higher pass rates and more productive employees. After learning from firm partners and mentors that the […]

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As you start your CPA journey, you’re probably wondering the best course of action when it comes to exam prep. Is it enough to have a massive test bank of exam questions, or is it better to have a full-on review course? Below, we’ll review the pros and cons of a test bank and a CPA […]

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How to Make the Most Out of a CPA Exam Blackout Period

By Elizabeth Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

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The Uniform CPA Examination is only administered during specific testing windows each year, and there are several “blackout periods” throughout the year when you can’t sit. To help prepare you for scheduling, let’s talk about what the CPA Exam blackout periods are and when they happen; then, we’ll show you how to make the most […]

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Getting the Most Out of UniversityPASS

By Meagan Boonie

UniversityPASS is Surgent’s award-winning curriculum solutions tool built to equip accounting students with the tools they need to pass the CPA Exam — all while making professors’ jobs easier. The tool includes content such as multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations, links to online textbooks, on-demand video lectures, and lecture notes and slides. Professors can […]

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Benefits of the CPA Credential

By Ray Ruiz

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The benefits of becoming a CPA in today’s economy continue to grow. In fact, the designation has more value to the capital markets than ever before, but fewer new CPA candidates are registering to test for the license. With fewer accounting professionals looking to become a CPA, but a higher demand in the marketplace, you […]

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