CPA Examination Preparation Resources

Questions about the CPA Exam?

Registering and Preparing for the CPA Exam

The Uniform CPA exam is offered jointly by three organizations, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, the American Institute of CPAs (the AICPA), and Prometric.

Guide Authorship Note (Rita Ormsby)

This research guide was originally developed by Associate Professor and Information Services Librarian Rita Ormsby, who retired from the Newman Library in 2021.

Preparing for the CPA Exam

Adequate preparation is necessary.  Many candidates take review courses.

 Baruch students may access some of the resources mentioned by the AICPA in subscription databases, which are mentioned in the following boxes.

Access to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification; AICPA Professional Standards

Exam candidates are expected to have some knowledge of the FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) and the AICPA Professional Standards. Baruch students have access to them through:

Access to IFRS Standards

Baruch students may access the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) through: