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How Hard is the CPA Exam?

Last Updated on June 26, 2020 by Stephanie NgHow hard is the CPA Exam, really? This is a frequently asked question by current and future CPA Exam candidates. So, let’s face it. Becoming a CPA is hard! CPA candidates’ realization about the exam difficulty is primarily based on the historically low CPA Exam pass rates. Other […]

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CPA Pass Rates [Updated for 2020]

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Last Updated on June 7, 2020 by Stephanie NgThe CPA Exam pass rates, which average about 50%, are one of the most intriguing aspects of the CPA certification process. The AICPA releases the pass rate for each exam section once a quarter. These percentages reveal how well candidates who sat for the CPA Exam during […]

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CPA Exam in Middle East: Pass Rates, Eligibility and Rules

Last Updated on April 26, 2020 by Stephanie Ng US CPA exam centers are currently available in 4 countries in the Middle East. This convenience allow citizens as well as those in adjacent countries to take the exam without incurring additional time, stress and cost to travel to the US exam sites. We go through […]

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US CPA in China: Exam Performance + Pass Rate Trend

Last Updated on December 14, 2016 by Stephanie NgIn 2013, there were 1,007 applicants applied directly from China. As the CPA title gradually gains reputation in the country, the increase of Chinese applicants was impressive with a 3-year growth rate of 207%. (This post will be updated with 2015 data once from NASBA is available) […]

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CPA India: Pass Rate + Performance of Indian AICPA Candidates

Last Updated on February 7, 2019 by Stephanie NgThere has always been numerous requests on statistics related to CPA India: be it the pass rates, number of candidates, number of retakers, trends and so on. I’ve finally got hold of the 2013 data from NASBA, and will be able to get the latest 2015 version […]

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CPA Exam in Japan: Pass Rate Trend and How to Apply

Last Updated on December 13, 2019 by Stephanie NgDid you know that Japan has the largest number of CPA exam candidates after the US? Let’s take a look at the typical profile of a Japanese candidate, the overall pass rate, and how to apply for the exam. The following analysis is based on the 2013 […]

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