Become a highly efficient learning machine with the side-by-side design of our platform. All of your learning resources are connected and accessible with a simple click. The information you need is always within reach, so you spend less time searching and more time studying.
Connect with your instructors and fellow students in the Community and get help with difficult CPA exam topics. Whether you’re reading your textbook, watching a lecture, or practicing study questions, we bring the conversation right to you.
We won’t insult your intelligence with unreliable pass rates or twisted statistics. We certainly won’t make payments to shady review sites to rank us as “2018s Best CPA Review Course.” Marketing gimmicks and fake reviews won’t help you pass. You deserve the highest quality instruction, the most advanced technology, and the absolute best support. Give us the opportunity and we will exceed your expectations. We are with you every step of the way.—Rain Hughes, CEO
|Split View Experience||Access all of your learning material quickly and efficiently with the side-by-side design of our platform.|
|FastFocus||Create the perfect final review. With just a click, you can condense the entire course to just your weakest areas.|
|Taking Notes is Finally Simple||We designed our online textbooks so it’s incredibly easy to highlight important information, take notes, and organize them by color.|
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|Integrated Authoritative Literature||Authoritative literature is accessible right from your study tools, so you won't have to waste time searching for it.|
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|Video Lecture Player & Slides||Our custom-built video player allows you to skip to important sections while the corresponding slides ensure you don't miss any of the key points. Take notes and create discussions while you watch.|
|Online Community||Connect with subject-matter experts and fellow students from anywhere in the course and get the help you need, when you need it.|
|History||Detailed reports show your performance and confidence level in each topic so you can prioritize your study time.|
|Access Anytime, Anywhere||The course is desktop, tablet, and mobile friendly, so you can study from anywhere with just your web browser.|
Instead of forcing you to study a certain way, we give you real-time analytics and powerful tools to help you make smarter decisions as you study. Expertly-authored material, engaging video lectures, and a one-of-a-kind online Community give you the freedom to study how you learn best.
Access over 80+ hours of engaging video lectures with over 470 concise lessons. We break down the important topics that you need to know with 5-20 minute lessons which use real-world examples to explain difficult CPA exam topics.
The CPA study bank features:
Absolutely. Selecting the right CPA exam review questions to study is easy. In addition to sorting questions by a particular topic, you can filter CPA review questions in the following ways:
As new content becomes eligible for testing on the CPA exam, we will update your online CPA review automatically and at no extra cost to you. We guarantee course access and updates until you pass.
No. We believe that CPA prep should be there for you when you need it. For this reason, we include course access and updates until you pass your CPA exam.
Passing the CPA exam isn’t required to become an accountant. However, those that are able to pass their exams within 18 months and become licensed will surely reap the benefits. Increased credibility comes with nationwide recognition for the CPA designation and according to the AIPCA, CPAs earn 15% more on average than non-CPAs in similar roles. Ready to begin? View our CPA Exam Application Guide.
The average CPA exam prep time is roughly 100-120 hours per part. There are four parts, AUD, BEC, FAR, and REG. After passing the first section, CPA candidates have 18 months to finish their exams before having to retake a part. Which should you take first? Here are the most common CPA exam strategies.
CPA exam requirements vary by state. Some states like California require 150 hours to test whereas states like Florida allow you to test with just 120 hours of education. You do not have to test where you wish to be licensed, but you will need to meet the licensure requirements for that state if you want to call yourself a CPA. View your state’s CPA exam requirements.
CPA prep courses love to talk about pass rates. You’ll often see review courses touting pass rates of 80% or higher. What does the real exam pass rate look like? Well, it’s less than 50%. Here’s why you shouldn’t trust a CPA review course pass rate.
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The online CPA exam course leverages patented technology to help you pass all four CPA exams. The course helps you learn more efficiently, utilizing an intelligent online textbook, thousands of CPA review questions, and unlimited practice exams with subject analysis and advanced reporting.
This complete course for all four CPA exams includes the paperback edition of the CPA textbooks plus access to all of the questions and advanced technology of our online CPA exam course. This course helps you focus on the right topics with clear recommendations on where to invest your study time.
If you purchase educational materials directly from us, or on the fastforwardacademy.com website, your purchase is covered by our 30-day return policy. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with your purchase, you may request a refund of any item(s) purchased within the eligible return period. We may deny any return or exchange if it fails to meet our return policy criteria.
If you purchase an exam preparation course from us, you can feel confident in knowing that you don’t need to pay for the same course again if it takes you longer than expected to pass the exam.
We update our educational materials each year to adjust for changing rules and test specifications. In most years, a relatively small percentage of content changes from one testing season to the next (5%), and some exam parts might not change at all. We provide updates at no cost to the electronic textbook (FastBook), and all questions in the Study Bank, and Practice Exams. You receive updates electronically, so you will not receive new physical books. When the new test season begins, all changes appear automatically in your online study tools. You have access to these updates so long as you continue to pursue your credential.
If you purchase our Exam Preparation Course materials and are unable to pass the related examination on your first attempt, we will provide you with the following upon request:
In order to qualify, you must forward your exam diagnostic results within 30 days of the exam date and the materials must have been purchased through FastForwardAcademy.com.
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