ACCOUNTING OPENS DOORS

The key to success? Starting now.

The journey to becoming a CPA may start in an accounting class with a mere glimmer in your eye, but it can lead to a world of possibilities. See all the places you can go if you get started on the CPA path today.

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YOU
APPLY FOR COLLEGE
GRADUATE FROM
HIGH SCHOOL (YAY!)
GO TO YOUR
DREAM COLLEGE
GRADUATE AND ENTER
THE REAL WORLD
STOP
WELCOME TO
CPA EXAM LAND
VICTORY!
YOU'RE A CPA
GET (WELL-PAYING) JOBS!

A high school student with a hope and dream. Since becoming your class’s Bank On It® tournament champion, you’ve been considering a career in accounting.

Throw your hat in the ring for AACSB- and ACBSP-accredited colleges with reputable accounting programs.

Bye-bye kid stuff.
Hello, college life!

Sign up for ThisWayToCPA.com, become an AICPA Student Affiliate member, and join an accounting club on campus. While you’re at it, land an accounting-related internship and reach out to your state CPA society.

Time to start climbing the career ladder. Time to pay rent. Time to freak out!

Stop spinning your wheels in entry-level jobs and start studying for the CPA Exam.

You may not pass the first time, but don’t give up. Once you pass, the crowd goes wild!

Now that you’re a full-fledged CPA, you can have your pick of jobs!

Go beyond your CPA and earn special credentials to take your career to the next level.