The PassNow program is designed to assist minority CPA Exam candidates with passing the CPA Exam. 

Ten chosen candidates will study and take all four parts of the CPA Exam within 12 months. Surgent CPA Review will provide a full four-part course with unlimited access until these candidates pass.

Candidate Timeline

  • December 2020: Application open
  • June 15, 2021: Application deadline/Assessment opens
  • June 29, 2021: Assessment deadline

    Candidates who meet the requirements AND complete the ReadyPASS assessment will start the program provided by Surgent CPA Review.

  • July 20, 2021: Orientation
  • August 2021: Test – FAR
  • October 2021: Test – AUD
  • December 2021: Test – REG
  • February/April 2022: Test – BEC


  • Application now closed.

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    Congratulations, Student Winners!