Whether you’re preparing yourself for a career as a certified public accountant – or CPA, certified management accountant – or CMA, certified internal auditor – or CIA, certified information systems auditor – or CISA, certified financial accountant – or CFA, or enrolled agent – otherwise known as an EA, you will undoubtedly need to find places to study for the respective exam per the credential or certification you’re pursuing.
Accounting professionals to-be have an incredible workload. Finance professionals have varied experience requirements, depending on the credential or certification. Many of these positions demand some amount of higher education. Students are expected to obtain credit hours in degree programs focused on accounting or finance. In some cases, an associate degree, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree can mean the difference between more or less educational requirements.
In any case, once you’ve completed all work experience and educational needs if they apply, most up-and-coming finance professionals will have to balance a full-time job and their life with studying for their respective exam. Beyond all the typical places one might study – like the library or a coffee shop – these lesser utilized study spots will help you optimize your study time on your journey toward pursuing your career path of choice!