now includes information for international members, a website designed to educate college students and CPA-exam candidates about the path to becoming a CPA, now offers information to help international students understand the process of registering for the CPA exam and becoming a U.S. CPA while living overseas.

Additional features of include:

  • Journals by individuals who recently passed the CPA exam, explaining how they prepared for the exam.
  • Mock job interviews and resume tips.
  • A forum for students and exam candidates to post questions and interact with peers.
  • Profiles that detail the day-to-day activities of real-life CPAs.
  • A timeline that maps out the process of taking the exam.
  • A list of more than 100 scholarships available to accounting and business students.
  • Information about career paths and jobs.
  • Information on specialized credentials available to CPAs.

The AICPA also recently released the CPA Exam Aid app, a free application available for Apple and Android devices that syncs up with users’ accounts.

The app includes a customizable personal exam-prep timeline, tips, and a link to the site’s online forum. It is available for download at


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