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  • Accounting Careers in IT Assurance

    February 23, 2015
    As an accounting professional, there are a number of opportunities to develop a career outside of the typical audit and tax stereotypes. One such area is information technology (IT) audit.
  • Working in Corporate Accounting

    February 4, 2015
    Working in corporate and general accounting often has a different atmosphere than working in public accounting, academia or government. Here's an overview of what a typical day might be like for a corporate or industry accountant.
  • More Than $380,000 in Accounting Scholarships Now Available from AICPA

    February 3, 2015
    The American Institute of CPAs Legacy Scholarship application is now available on for the 2015-2016 academic year. The new application process is more streamlined and convenient, allowing students to fill out a single application for all four AICPA Legacy Scholarship awards.
  • Accounting Careers in Higher Education

    January 23, 2015
    A frequently overlooked accounting career path is higher education. Many accounting professors are CPAs who have chosen to pursue a fulfilling career of teaching instead of practicing.
  • Hit the Ground Running with Vital Excel Skills

    January 7, 2015
    Despite the importance of spreadsheet skills, many accounting students graduate without ever mastering important spreadsheet commands, such as those used with Microsoft’s Excel. Here is a list of useful spreadsheet commands and functions every accounting student should master before his or her first day of work.
I am so thankful for the New Jersey Society of CPAs and their efforts in helping me become a CPA. A few years ago I was hospitalized with a serious illness, and, while I was in recovery, the time elapsed on one of the CPA exam sections I had previously passed. I was worried about having to start from scratch after everything I had been through, so I contacted the Society to see what options, if any, were available. I was quickly informed that I could petition the State Board of Accountancy to get my time extended on the expired section, and, after much help from the amazing people at the Society, my request was granted.

I am very thankful that I was a member of the Society at the time. Seeing the effort spent to help me get my credit back was truly inspiring. Further, I was able to utilize the study tools and tips available on the Society’s website as a guide through the remaining exam sections, and today I can happily say that I am a CPA.

~ Liron Rapeika, CPA

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