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Student Resources

Listed below are some of the links most commonly used by Oakton's Accounting students for class and career-related research.

American Institute of CPA's Student Page
Information on the accounting profession, the CPA Exam, and other valuable resources.

Illinois CPA Society Student Page
Information on becoming an accountant, job market, and becoming as student member for free.

Illinois Board of Examiners
This is the organization that manages the CPA Exam for the State of Illinois. Information for CPA candidates including credentials evaluation and contact information.

QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Information on becoming an official QuickBooks ProAdvisor with Intuit (the developers of QuickBooks).

IRS Enrolled Agent Program
Information on becoming an IRS Enrolled Agent.

Video Interview about Careers in Accounting
An interview with Sarah Haight from the Illinois CPA Society about accounting careers.