Here are some commonly asked questions we get from our students.
Though it may not feel like it at the time, one of the best ways to learn something is to fail at it. Read on for ideas on how to make failing a module, course, or exam a learning opportunity.
Plagiarism is a serious offense and cases of suspected plagiarism are investigated on a case-by-case basis. If a student or candidate is guilty of plagiarism, penalties will be applied. Below we outline the types of cases that are dealt with regarding plagiarism and the number of cases found in the previous year from CPA PEP and CPA preparatory courses. Cases from the last CPA PEP session (Fall 2018) are not included in this number since reviews are still in progress.
With CPA education delivered primarily online and with limited opportunities to meet instructors or peers face-to-face, it can be tricky to navigate your courses and find help when you need it. Here are some ways that you can stay connected with other students and candidates and get the most out of your education, whether you live in a remote location or a big city.
This is the second in a series of posts about online education. Last week we posted some tips for getting started with online learning.
For many students and candidates, CPA education through CPA preparatory courses or CPA PEP is their first exposure to online learning. As an online learner, you have the freedom to plan your own studies, without having to visit a classroom regularly.
This is the first in a series of posts about online learning.
Do you find it easier to study with someone else than to study alone? Maybe you like to have someone to bounce ideas off, you learn by explaining concepts to someone else, you want to have someone to help keep you to a study schedule, or you simply want someone to commiserate with. Whatever the reason, a study partner can be a great resource. Below are some tips on how to get the most out of each other.
Accounting is about numbers, right? Balances, debits, credits, etc. Have you thought about how accounting is also about words? They’re important because you also need to be able to communicate about the numbers.
Anyone planning to enroll in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP), the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF), or CPA preparatory courses, needs to first have their academic transcript assessed. This step ensures that you have met the academic prerequisites for entry into the program or courses. Below we outline five things to know about transcript assessments that will make the process easier.