Work Your Way to CPA Podcasts

Becoming a CPA requires ambition, motivation, and quite a bit of dedication. We are here to help!


This podcast series will walk you through the journey of becoming a CPA. Throughout the series, we'll talk to CPA Exam providers, recruiters, educators, and successful CPA candidates to learn what you can do to succeed.
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Episode 1: Selecting the Review Provider

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Episode 2: FAR is by Far the Hardest

  • Hear from CPA Exam review providers on how creating a study plan is essential before jumping into your review course.
  • Learn why Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) typically takes the most time to study and master, and hear from successful candidates on their study strategies.
  • Learn how you can recover if you fail a section of the CPA Exam.

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Episode 3: Looking at the Accounting Landscape and Deciding Where You Fit Best

  • Learn from accounting recruiters about key considerations to make when deciding between public accounting and corporate accounting as a career.
  • Learn some tips from accounting educators about interviewing for a job or internship.
  • Hear from recent successful candidates about their personal experiences with interviewing and job transitioning.

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Episode 4: Evaluating a Job Offer

  • Learn about key considerations to make when evaluating a job offer—ranging from salary and benefits to location and work culture.
  • Learn from recent successful candidates about their personal job offer evaluation strategies.
  • Hear some parting words of wisdom from accounting educators on transitioning from student to professional.

Release date: May 28


Other Career Resources

  • Networking Starter Kit: Prepare to wow employers at your next career fair, interview, or social event!
  • Mentor Match: The right mentor could have a profound impact on your career. Connect with like-minded members in the PICPA Mentor Match!
  • Career Center: Post your résumé and browse opportunities from local employers!

Explore CPA Careers

Being a CPA is so much more than being a "numbers person", and our members prove that. Take a look at the diverse opportunities available to CPAs.


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Ready to take the next step to advance your career? We can help! Learn the requirements you'll need to fulfill in order to get your license.


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