Accounting education

How the CPA Exam is scored

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.

Educators awarded for innovative accounting curricula

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.

How the next CPA exam was developed

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.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.