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Surgent CPA Review: The Fastest Way to Pass the FIRST Time!

89.7% pass rate
Reduces study time by 50+ hours per exam part
The only program thats customizes study plans to each student's needs

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Why Study with Surgent CPA Review?

We offer a uniquely focused and streamlined approach to passing the CPA exam. Not only does it really work -- but it saves students hundreds of hours. Here are just a few of the facts:

  • It's effective: With our 89.7% pass rate, we can guarantee your success. And, unlike other providers, we provide unlimited access to our program until you pass.

  • It's convenient: Our 100% mobile compatible program includes over 350 video lectures, most in targeted 10-20 minute sessions and all taught by top instructors in the industry.

  • It's smart: Our unique "adaptive learning" technology assesses your knowledge and then guides your studies toward the areas where you need more help, saving you dozens--or even hundreds--of hours of study time compared to other providers.

Learn More About the Fastest Way to Pass the FIRST Time

Did You Know the National Pass Rate is <50%?

Not only is the pass rate on the CPA Exam just 47% (according to the AICPA), but the rate at which candidates are passing all parts in under 18 months has dropped 27% since 2012. 

Though the exam has gotten more challenging in recent years and includes more content than ever before, most providers haven't changed their approach to keep up. They just suggest that you study more. And the simple reality is that--despite many top providers' claims of 88% and higher pass rates--the math just doesn't add up, given the national rates reported by the AICPA.

Surgent CPA Review is the only provider that takes a different approach: one that helps students both study less and pass faster!

Key Facts About Surgent CPA Review's Pass Rate:

  • Students who followed our suggested plan achieved an 89.7% pass rate

  • Students who reached at least an 80% trending score in our program passed 100% of the time

  • Students attained these incredible pass rates while averaging less than 95 hours of study time per part

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Surgent CPA Review Instructors Inspire Students to Understand

Not only does our program include 350+ video lectures that are all in small, easy-to-watch segments, but they are taught by some of the most sought-after instructors in the industry, including:

Jack Surgent, CPA, MS in Taxation

Jack Surgent has personally presented over 1,800 live seminars in the past 25 years and has been named Outstanding Discussion Leader by various professional organizations. He has a down-to-earth, practical approach that resonates with CPA students as well as veteran CPAs.

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Liz Kolar, MBA, CPA, CGMA

Liz Kolar doesn’t just teach—she excites and engages her students in a way that helps them understand and retain what they’ve learned. She has been teaching CPA Review for more than 25 years, has personally taught more than 2,500 live sessions, and has helped thousands of candidates pass the CPA Exam.

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The CPA Exam is Changing: Why You Should Take it Now

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Each month, receive a selected topic from the CPA Exam that one of our presenters will review with sample multiple choice questions and simulations.

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  • I've taken all of the big name courses over the years but this time things were different. I would recommend Surgent Kolar to anyone interested in studying for the CPA exam.
    Melantha P @ MBA, CPA Candidate
  • Liz Kolar is a great instructor! Her courses manage to cover all the relevant topics and areas in a detailed, yet clear and concise, manner. I was able to pass the exam on the first try thanks to her!
    Meghan M @ BDO
  • Surgent Kolar CPA Review adaptive learning software has helped me target my weaknesses and turn them into strengths. The lectures and notes were easy to follow along and convenient to access. I couldn't imagine trying to study for the CPA on my own.
    Tyler F @ Staff Accountant
  • My job is pretty demanding, so I needed a review course that boiled everything down to essential information. I passed both FAR and AUD in 26 days after taking the Surgent Kolar CPA Review Course.
    Tom G @ Deutsche Bank
  • The amount of material tested on the CPA exam is certainly overwhelming. However, the course broke out each subject into manageable sections, and that along with the great study tools and tips helped me to pass the CPA exam.
    Ross R @ KPMG
  • This program was the key to my success in passing all 4 parts of the exam. The high energy lectures were clear, precise, and addressed every topic on the actual exams. I would have never passed the exam if it wasn’t for the incredible instructors.
    Martina F @ Deloitte
  • Liz Kolar is the most energetic and knowledgeable person when it comes to the CPA exam.  Her one-of-a-kind teaching style helps students stay engaged. Liz gave me confidence, knowledge and tools I needed to pass all four sections in three months. 
    Chris S @ Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Liz Kolar is a great instructor! Her videos break down sections making it easy to focus. Her strategies on how to remember topics helps the information stick in your head. I would have never been prepared to take the exam if it wasn’t for this course.
    Spencer K @ Merrill Lynch
  • Studying for the CPA exam is finally personalized! The Surgent Kolar program helps candidates focus on the valuable material tested and it allowed me to build the confidence needed in subject areas I never felt comfortable in dealing with, like bonds!
    Julie B @ CliftonLarsonAllen
  • I’m an international student and I worried about my language barrier. I passed three parts of CPA exam including FAR, AUD and REG in four months. I strongly recommend Surgent Kolar CPA Review because I got so much help from the classes and materials.
    Yuting H @ Drexel University
  • I struggled over three years to pass the exam. Surgent Kolar CPA Review was definitely a huge key to my success. I was able to pass all four sections in a row. I studied with three other review courses and can say with confidence this one is the best. 
    Lauren F @ Ernst & Young
  • The Surgent Kolar CPA Review lectures cover tons of information and give you a great idea on which areas to really focus in on.  The adaptive learning question software made a huge difference in preparation. I scored an 85 on BEC my first time!
    Dan R @ St. Clair CPAs
  • Surgent Kolar CPA Review was the most comprehensive and understandable CPA study program. I had used another online program before and did not achieve the results I was looking for. I passed FAR and AUD on the first try with this program!
    Kelly T @ KPMG