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If you've made it here, you must have some questions about accounting as a profession. Whether you are wondering if accounting is for you, or you want an advantage over your fellow accounting students, you've come to the right place.

Explore the resources below, or contact Becky Hixen for a personal connection to the accounting community. You can reach her at rhixen@ohiocpa.com or 800.686.2727 x2248.

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Resources for students

What is a CPA?

Certified Public Accountant. Is that the right career for you? Learn more about what CPAs do, what it takes to be one, and whether it's right for you.

Free Student Membership

You read that right. Membership is free for students. Save on exam resources, or apply for scholarships. It pays to be a member!

Career Resources

Get tips on resume writing and locking down that interview with career management resources.

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Becoming a CPA in Ohio

This brochure helps you:

  • Determine if you have met or will meet the educational requirements necessary to become a CPA.
  • Obtain information about CPA exam review course providers to help you prepare for the exam.
  • Find out how to best manage the exam application and scheduling process.
  • Learn the roles of the Accountancy Board of Ohio and The Ohio Society of CPAs.

CPA Exam Center

Being a CPA means passing the Uniform CPA Examination, one of the world’s leading licensing examinations. Here's what's involved and resources to help ace it.