Month: March 2018

The Latest Independence Impairment Concern – Hosting Your Client’s Data

The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct “Independence Rule” Section 1.295.143 relates to Hosting Services.  Under this newest rule, a CPA’s independence is impaired when taking responsibility for hosting an attest client’s data or records (whether hard copy or electronic).  This action is...


Get to Know Your USMLE® Step 1 Faculty: Dr. Maria Pino

Dr. Maria Pino is Becker’s USMLE® Step 1 Pharmacology instructor and assists with authoring test questions and explanations for QMD: Advanced Question Bank. An Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pharmacy in New York, Dr. Pino received a PhD in Pharmacology, MS...


How Tax Reform Has Impacted Foreign Operations

Most U.S. corporations conduct their foreign business operations through foreign subsidiaries. When a foreign subsidiary is owned more than 50 percent by U.S. shareholders, it’s considered a controlled foreign corporation (CFC). If a U.S. corporation controls a foreign corporation in a low-tax...


Get to Know Your USMLE® Step 1 Becker Faculty: Dr. Craig Goodmurphy

Dr. Craig Goodmurphy, PhD, is a passionate “Anatomy Guy.” He has been preparing medical professionals for success for over 20 years and has earned numerous teaching awards recognizing his talent. He believes in forging a collaborative and dynamic relationship between teacher and student that...


Workplace Conflict Management: How to See Conflict Coming and Attack It Head-On

During my nearly 20 years in the accounting profession I have spent about half my career as an educator helping students become CPAs and the other half honing the right skills to be successful in the field. Throughout my career, both as an accountant and an educator, I have interacted with a wide...


Get to Know Your USMLE® Step 1 Becker Faculty: Dr. Philip Tisdall

As you prepare for the USMLE® exam, it’s important that your review instructors are experienced and knowledgeable in their subjects, with the ability to connect what you’ve learned in medical school to real-life clinical understanding. Becker’s faculty provides test-taking strategies for the...


How to Get the Most Out of Your CPA Exam Review

The CPA Exam Review is a challenge. Trust me, I know. I’m working through the course right now and I understand the dedication it takes and the frustration it can sometimes bring. But not to worry—if I can do it, you can do it. You just need to figure out what works best for you and develop your...


Get to Know Your USMLE® Step 1 Becker Faculty: Dr. Mary Ruebush

Preparing for the USMLE exam is an essential part of your medical education process. The Becker faculty is a core benefit of our USMLE Review courses. Our experienced lecturers have knowledge of the exam and a clear understanding of how your results impact your career in medicine. They are committed...


How Becker's Review Courses Helped a Medical Student Match Successfully

In the midst of Match Week, many students are celebrating their match or reassessing the factors that made then unsuccessful in obtaining a position. If you are currently preparing for the USMLE® exam or residency interview, you’re considering how you can be an appealing option for your top...


I Didn't Match! Now What?

For those who matched, congratulations! Relax and wait for the details at the end of the week. For those who did not match, SOAP is still an option. Check with NRMP.org for the details of the process. If at the end of the week you are still not Matched, well, take a day or two to feel bad, but then...


CPA Exam Day Tips for Success

It’s no secret that preparing for the CPA Exam can be intense. Here are a few final tips for CPA candidates straight from our Becker experts.Read more