John Mattar, the director of Psychometrics & Research for the AICPA Examinations team, joins the podcast this episode to talk about how the exam was developed—and answer some common questions about scoring.
CPAs take immense pride in what they accomplished when they passed the CPA Exam, but the grading of the exam is a mystery to some. A new report provides some clarity on how the exam is scored.
Here’s what you need to know as the next exam launches this month with a greater focus on skills such as analysis and evaluation.
Educators received AICPA Effective Learning Strategies Awards, which are given each year to educators who demonstrate innovative teaching practices and curricula in introductory, upper division, and graduate levels.
Ninety-four accounting students from across the United States and its territories received AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students awards for the 2016-17 academic year.
Five students received 2016-17 AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship awards.
Big Ten alumni have held the most US public company finance leadership posts for the past 15 years, and an Ivy League school leads the individual rankings.
Many CPAs have considered giving back to the profession by teaching accounting. Professors Tony Bucaro of Case Western Reserve University and Jim Biagi of Marywood University discuss what it takes to make the move to academia.
Four students received the 2016--2017 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award.
The AICPA is partnering with state CPA societies in a sponsorship capacity on the Accounting Pilot & Bridge Project, a program to train high school educators across the country to teach higher-order accounting topics.
From blueprints to changes in question weighting and exam time, there’s plenty to learn.
One misstep in the short term need not derail long-term aspirations of becoming a licensed CPA.
The updated CPA exam debuts on April 1, 2017. Here are seven things you need to know about the exam’s new focus and the work and research involved in the update.
Online-only: Are you up to date on the changes that will occur in the first major update to the CPA exam since 2011? Take this six-question quiz and find out.
The exam will place more emphasis on critical thinking such as analysis, problem-solving, and professional skepticism.
CPAs will be able to receive credit for continuing professional education material delivered through nano-learning and blended learning instruction.
Rising demand for accounting and finance professionals with new skills is making it more likely that companies pay their employees to gain and maintain professional certifications.
The scholarships covered the registration fee and travel expenses to this year's AICPA Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Conference in Las Vegas in June.
The AICPA and Junior Achievement USA launched an online Accounting Career Guide for teens.
Andrew R. Biebl, a tax principal at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in New Ulm, Minn., received the Institute's 2016 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.