MICPA Career Fair, CPA Exam Pass Rate, CPA Exam Updates for 2017 and more

by MICPA | Sep 14, 2016   ()

Let Your Students Know About September 30 MICPA Career Fair
Help your students launch their careers at the upcoming MICPA Career Fair. The event is free to students, connecting them to Michigan firms with available internships and job opportunities. The MICPA Career Fair takes place from 1 – 4 p.m. on September 30 at Laurel Manor in Livonia. Does your school offer a post-graduate accounting program? There’s still time to sign up for a table if you aren’t registered already.  READ MORE

You Know You’re Doing Something Right When…
Your state ranks in top five for the CPA exam pass rate. A recent report from National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) shows that Michigan is among the top five states for the average pass rate for the CPA Exam. During 2016 Q2, the pass rate for Michigan exam takers was 57.6 percent, following Utah (67.4 percent), Missouri (64.5 percent), Wisconsin (59.4 percent) and North Carolina (58.7 percent). The NASBA report also shows that 1,145 candidates took the exam in Michigan during the second quarter, with 62 percent being first-time exam takers. 159 people passed the fourth section.

What Will the CPA Exam Look Like in 2017?
Years of research, the science of psychometrics and numerous test drives all played a role in the development of the next CPA exam. An article from the Journal of Accountancy explains the skills that will be emphasized when the next CPA exam makes its debut in April 2017. READ MORE

Be a Hero. Tell Your Students to Join the MICPA for Free
Please let your students know they can join the MICPA for free, just by participating in this quick survey. If you have any questions, please call the MICPA Member Services team at 248.267.3747.

Upcoming High School Leaders Conference
Please save the date for the upcoming High School Leaders Conference on November 8, 2016 at Oakland University. You and seven students are invited to attend this event for free. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the program will run until 1 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Emily VanMeter by email or telephone at 248.267.3680. We hope to see you there. READ MORE

Looking for a Classroom or Accounting Club Speaker?
Call us. We’ll answer. And we’re happy to help you find a speaker for daytime or evening classes or events. There is no cost. And, if the timing is right, we’ll even pop for pizza or snacks and some MICPA swag. Fill out the form here, or contact Emily VanMeter by email or telephone at 248.267.3680.

Source: MICPA
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