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This is THE PODCAST for learning about how to dominate your professional accounting or finance career and how to become certified in your field as a CPA, CMA, EA, CIA or CISA. Bryan Kesler walks you through the steps he took to pass the CPA exam while working full time and hosts interviews with people very similar to yourself to learn how they are successful in their careers. Bryan launched his blog theCPAguide.com and CMAguide.com in July of 2012 and has helped thousands of people sign up and take the CPA and CMA exam and find the top CPA and CMA review courses that fit their learning style. Feel free to contact him at bryan.kesler@theCPAguide.com. The following is for search keyword purposes. Accounting Career Big Four KPMG PWC E&Y Deloitte

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This is THE PODCAST for learning about how to dominate your professional accounting or finance career and how to become certified in your field as a CPA, CMA, EA, CIA or CISA. Bryan Kesler walks you through the steps he took to pass the CPA exam while working full time and hosts interviews with people very similar to yourself to learn how they are successful in their careers. Bryan launched his blog theCPAguide.com and CMAguide.com in July of 2012 and has helped thousands of people sign up and take the CPA and CMA exam and find the top CPA and CMA review courses that fit their learning style. Feel free to contact him at bryan.kesler@theCPAguide.com. The following is for search keyword purposes. Accounting Career Big Four KPMG PWC E&Y Deloitte

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Thank you for giving your valuable time providing guidance to CPA’s candidates. I am wondering what would you advise differently if I want to grow my career in taxation world while studying for CPA? What would be an equivalent to the big 4?

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iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
9
0
2
2

Awesome

By Monosh676 - Mar 06 2018
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Thank you for giving your valuable time providing guidance to CPA’s candidates. I am wondering what would you advise differently if I want to grow my career in taxation world while studying for CPA? What would be an equivalent to the big 4?

Love this podcast

By De610215 - Jul 27 2014
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Bryan gives information that everyone needs I have been using his
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This is THE PODCAST for learning about how to dominate your professional accounting or finance career and how to become certified in your field as a CPA, CMA, EA, CIA or CISA. Bryan Kesler walks you through the steps he took to pass the CPA exam while working full time and hosts interviews with people very similar to yourself to learn how they are successful in their careers. Bryan launched his blog theCPAguide.com and CMAguide.com in July of 2012 and has helped thousands of people sign up and take the CPA and CMA exam and find the top CPA and CMA review courses that fit their learning style. Feel free to contact him at bryan.kesler@theCPAguide.com. The following is for search keyword purposes. Accounting Career Big Four KPMG PWC E&Y Deloitte

Rank #1: 003: 8 Productivity Tips To Reduce Stress and Find Inner Peace

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Welcome back for Session #003 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

One of the keys to passing the CPA exam is productivity. Most of you are working full time jobs or are still in school, so how do you multi-task between your work, social life, and studying?

I want to share 8 productivity tips that I have utilized almost every day since studying for the CPA exam and working at a Big Four Firm. 

More specifically, in this podcast you will learn more about:

* Why productivity is crucial for success

* What we, in America, can learn from the Thai Culture 

* Questions you should ask yourself anytime something new comes up

* How to get yourself into Social Media Rehab before it sabatoges your focus

* How housework can help you become more productive in your career and while studying

* The one thing you NEED to do each time you're interrupted.  TCG 003: 8 Productivity Tips To Reduce Stress and Find Inner Peace is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 21 2014

24mins

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Rank #2: 005: Cut Your Study Time By 225 Hours! ...And Add Points To Your Score

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Welcome back for Session #005 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

After failing 4 sections of the CPA exam I knew changes needed to be made. I decided that the best way to accomplish this was to streamline my studying and cut out anything that was not effective or efficient.

I selected the three biggest time savers that ended up saving me over 225 hours of study time and discussed them in detail in todays blog post.

TCG005: Cut Your Study Time By 225 Hours! ...And Add Points To Your Score is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Aug 04 2014

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Rank #3: 006: Do You Have The Discipline To Become A CPA?

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Welcome back for Session #006 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

Tune in to this very special interview with Steve Martin of MDS CPA Review Course. He provides tons of actionable items for you to apply to your study schedule AND your career!

Steve also decided to offer access to one copy of his Review Course! Listen to the episode to find out how to register to win or go to the Scholarship page here! Act quickly as the winner will be selected on 10/06/2014.

TCG006: Do You Have The Discipline To Become A CPA is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Sep 16 2014

39mins

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Rank #4: 004: Surviving The CPA, The Big Four, & Marriage!

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Welcome back for Session #004 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

So how does a couple nurture their relationship when you are in the middle of busy season AND studying for the CPA exam?? 

My wife, Rachel, and I delve into the specifics of what we did and how we actually strengthened our relationship during the first 4 years of our dating life and eventually even marriage!

More specifically, in this podcast you will learn more about:

* How to explain what you are going through to your significant other who is not an accountant 

* Some dating tips for all of you single accountants out there! 

* How to handle traveling and tips for keeping the peace in your relationship from a long distance

* The calendar we used to make sure we spent time with each other 

* How to use the Big Four to advance your career

* When it's the right time to make the jump from the Big Four

* Other career paths you can pursue as a CPA TCG 004: Surviving The CPA, The Big Four, & Marriage! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 28 2014

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Rank #5: 007: To Tax Or Audit - That Is The Question with Dr Greg Carnes, UNA & Wiley CPAexcel

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Welcome to Episode #007 of The CPA Guide Podcast! My guest today is Dr. Greg Carnes - Dean of the College of Business at the University of North Alabama! Greg is not only the Dean but also works directly with Wiley CPAexcel to keep their REG materials updated. To do this he not only writes the materials included into their course but is also the star of the REG video lectures. I quiz Greg on several topics that I think are crucial to today's accounting students and get his take on studying for the CPA exam, finding the best route for you in the accounting industry whether you are still a student in college or someone who has been in the workplace for a few years and tons more! TCG007 - To Tax Or Audit - That Is The Question with Dr Greg Carnes, UNA & Wiley CPAexcel is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Oct 12 2014

58mins

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015: How I Passed The CPA Exam | My Pass Story Revealed

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BONUS CONTENT: www.CPAexamMentor.com - In today's episode, Bryan discusses the exact steps he took to pass the CPA exam and the method that he formulated from these steps that he has taught to thousands of CPA candidates around the world.

Apr 23 2019

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014: What's Your CPA Exam Study Personality & I Published A Book (FREE)

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I'mmmm Back Future CPAs! I just wrote a book and I want to give it to you as a thank you for being a loyal listener to The CPA Guide Podcast! We also talk how to discover your CPA exam study personality and why it's crucial for your success.

Jun 10 2017

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013: 4 PROVEN Steps To Passing The CPA Exam (that will save you time & increase your scores!)

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Learn 4 PROVEN Steps To Passing The CPA Exam (that will save you time & increase your scores!) and I will be sharing how you can get instant access to a free CPA Exam Workshop that I am hosting! Don't miss this episode!

Apr 20 2016

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012: CASE STUDY #3 - Did Lucas Pass FAR?

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It is winter and it is cold! Perfect CPA Exam Study weather if you ask me! Lucas Cherry returns to the CPA Guide podcast to reveal if he pass FAR or not! You don't want to miss this episode! 012: CASE STUDY #3 - Did Lucas Pass FAR? is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jan 15 2016

18mins

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011: How One Parent Is CRUSHING The CPA Exam

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I invited Aaron LaDuke (an avid CPA Guide Podcast listener) to today's episode to reveal his study tactics that have allowed him to be a successful CPA candidate while still finding family time and work full time! TCG011: How One Parent Is CRUSHING The CPA Exam! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

May 11 2015

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010: CASE STUDY - #2 - Lucas Reveals His Week 5 CPA Exam Study Speedbumps For FAR

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It is winter and it is cold! Perfect CPA Exam Study weather if you ask me! Lucas Cherry returns to the CPA Guide podcast to reveal the speedbumps he has encountered so far on his 5 week journey to passing FAR. You don't want to miss this episode! TCG010: CASE STUDY - #2 - Lucas Reveals His Week 5 CPA Exam Study Speedbumps For FAR! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Feb 19 2015

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009: CASE STUDY - #1 Lucas Cherry & His 6 Week Journey To Dominating FAR!

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Happy New Year! My guest today is my good friend and fellow accountant, Lucas Cherry. This is episode 1 of a 4 part CASE STUDY series where we will be tagging along for Lucas's journey to DOMINATING the CPA exam, specifically FAR. You don't want to miss this episode! TCG009: CASE STUDY - #1 Lucas Cherry & His 6 Week Journey To Dominating FAR! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jan 12 2015

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008: If You Study. You Will Pass – with Roger Philipp, CPA!

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My guest today is Roger Philipp, CPA the owner of Roger CPA Review Course! Roger and I delve into important topics about how to find passion in your career, why it is essential to pass the CPA exam if you are serious about your accounting career, and tips for CPA candidates who are struggling to stay focused. TCG008: If You Study. You Will Pass – with Roger Philipp, CPA! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Nov 17 2014

39mins

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007: To Tax Or Audit - That Is The Question with Dr Greg Carnes, UNA & Wiley CPAexcel

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Welcome to Episode #007 of The CPA Guide Podcast! My guest today is Dr. Greg Carnes - Dean of the College of Business at the University of North Alabama! Greg is not only the Dean but also works directly with Wiley CPAexcel to keep their REG materials updated. To do this he not only writes the materials included into their course but is also the star of the REG video lectures. I quiz Greg on several topics that I think are crucial to today's accounting students and get his take on studying for the CPA exam, finding the best route for you in the accounting industry whether you are still a student in college or someone who has been in the workplace for a few years and tons more! TCG007 - To Tax Or Audit - That Is The Question with Dr Greg Carnes, UNA & Wiley CPAexcel is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Oct 12 2014

58mins

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006: Do You Have The Discipline To Become A CPA?

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Welcome back for Session #006 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

Tune in to this very special interview with Steve Martin of MDS CPA Review Course. He provides tons of actionable items for you to apply to your study schedule AND your career!

Steve also decided to offer access to one copy of his Review Course! Listen to the episode to find out how to register to win or go to the Scholarship page here! Act quickly as the winner will be selected on 10/06/2014.

TCG006: Do You Have The Discipline To Become A CPA is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Sep 16 2014

39mins

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005: Cut Your Study Time By 225 Hours! ...And Add Points To Your Score

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Welcome back for Session #005 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

After failing 4 sections of the CPA exam I knew changes needed to be made. I decided that the best way to accomplish this was to streamline my studying and cut out anything that was not effective or efficient.

I selected the three biggest time savers that ended up saving me over 225 hours of study time and discussed them in detail in todays blog post.

TCG005: Cut Your Study Time By 225 Hours! ...And Add Points To Your Score is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Aug 04 2014

8mins

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004: Surviving The CPA, The Big Four, & Marriage!

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Welcome back for Session #004 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

So how does a couple nurture their relationship when you are in the middle of busy season AND studying for the CPA exam?? 

My wife, Rachel, and I delve into the specifics of what we did and how we actually strengthened our relationship during the first 4 years of our dating life and eventually even marriage!

More specifically, in this podcast you will learn more about:

* How to explain what you are going through to your significant other who is not an accountant 

* Some dating tips for all of you single accountants out there! 

* How to handle traveling and tips for keeping the peace in your relationship from a long distance

* The calendar we used to make sure we spent time with each other 

* How to use the Big Four to advance your career

* When it's the right time to make the jump from the Big Four

* Other career paths you can pursue as a CPA TCG 004: Surviving The CPA, The Big Four, & Marriage! is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 28 2014

19mins

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003: 8 Productivity Tips To Reduce Stress and Find Inner Peace

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Welcome back for Session #003 of The CPA Guide Podcast! 

One of the keys to passing the CPA exam is productivity. Most of you are working full time jobs or are still in school, so how do you multi-task between your work, social life, and studying?

I want to share 8 productivity tips that I have utilized almost every day since studying for the CPA exam and working at a Big Four Firm. 

More specifically, in this podcast you will learn more about:

* Why productivity is crucial for success

* What we, in America, can learn from the Thai Culture 

* Questions you should ask yourself anytime something new comes up

* How to get yourself into Social Media Rehab before it sabatoges your focus

* How housework can help you become more productive in your career and while studying

* The one thing you NEED to do each time you're interrupted.  TCG 003: 8 Productivity Tips To Reduce Stress and Find Inner Peace is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 21 2014

24mins

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002: How Getting Fired Saved My Career

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In this episode I want to fill you in on 3 different topics to help you and your career: 1) How getting fired from my first job was the best thing that ever happened for my career. 

2) The one tip that is going to lay the groundwork for everything you should base your career on. 

3) The top 3 mistakes I made when I first started studying for the CPA exam.

TCG 002: How Getting Fired From My First Job Saved My Career is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 14 2014

19mins

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001: Introduction | Game Plan | What To Expect

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It's here! The first session of The CPA Guide (TCG) Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here on the blog. I am working on submitting it to iTunes so I will let you know once it has been posted, so you can subscribe there as well. So until then, enjoy the show here!!

Click on the Show Notes button below to learn more about any actionable items I discussed and links to important resources mentioned! 

TCG 001: INTRODUCTION | GAME PLAN | WHAT TO EXPECT is a post from: The CPA Guide Blog

Jul 07 2014

15mins

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By Monosh676 - Mar 06 2018
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Thank you for giving your valuable time providing guidance to CPA’s candidates. I am wondering what would you advise differently if I want to grow my career in taxation world while studying for CPA? What would be an equivalent to the big 4?

Love this podcast

By De610215 - Jul 27 2014
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Bryan gives information that everyone needs I have been using his