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CAI Exam Cycle 2015

January brings us back to a new ACA exam cycle for 2015. The route to ACA can be a hard slog no matter where on the ladder you begin and understanding the key dates for interim assessments, final exams and results is crucial for any student. The below graphic gives an overview of the exam […]

Final Year – Subject Choices

Introduction One important decision that faces many penultimate year students is the choice of subjects/specialism for the final year of their undergraduate degree. The popularity of general business degrees when making the CAO decision leaves a significant number of students with a decision with regards what pathway to focus on in their final year in […]

Chartered Accountant Exam Cycle

With the start of the CA exam season fast approaching I though it would be good opportunity to visualise the full CA exam cycle for a single year to put some perspective on the effort involved. Where are you in the current cycle? Best of luck to all those doing the CA exams over the […]

Chartered Accountants Ireland – Student Statistics

Following on from my previous post on students doing professional accounting exams in Ireland, Chartered Accountants Ireland (“CAI”) recently released their annual report for 2013 and it provided a good overview of their student population. Student numbers are now at their highest since 2009 with 6,440 students studying for the ACA title. The popularity of […]