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Alright, so here's where I'm at:

Finance undergrad
Worked two years as a financial advisor (Series 7/63 licensed)
Went to third tier law school and graduated lower in class;
Failed Ohio bar first time and worked as tax consultant for two years in a regional public accounting firm;
Passed Ohio bar and currently interviewing with #5 public accounting firm for tax associate position.
Accepted into an on-line tax LL.M. program, but I am being told by my state that it may not qualify towards CPA. Only need 3 more undergraduate accounting classes to qualify for CPA.

Assuming I accept the tax associate job, should I:

a) take 3 accounting classes at community college and sit for CPA exam in six months, or

b) do the on-line tax LL.M. and hope that I qualify to sit for the CPA exam in two years

???
Alright, so here's where I'm at:

• Finance undergrad
• Worked two years as a financial advisor (Series 7/63 licensed)
• Went to third tier law school and graduated lower in class;
• Failed Ohio bar first time and worked as tax consultant for two years in a regional public accounting firm;
• Passed Ohio bar and currently interviewing with #5 public accounting firm for tax associate position.
• Accepted into an on-line tax LL.M. program, but I am being told by my state that it may not qualify towards CPA. Only need 3 more undergraduate accounting classes to qualify for CPA.

Assuming I accept the tax associate job, should I:

a) take 3 accounting classes at community college and sit for CPA exam in six months, or

b) do the on-line tax LL.M. and hope that I qualify to sit for the CPA exam in two years

???


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I would think it depends on how quickly you need your CPA.

Are you able to get anymore clarity on what "may not qualify" actually means? Are there specific classes that you would need which would satisfy the requirements?

If you have the capacity you could always take the three accounting classes during your studies.
I would think it depends on how quickly you need your CPA.

Are you able to get anymore clarity on what "may not qualify" actually means? Are there specific classes that you would need which would satisfy the requirements?

If you have the capacity you could always take the three accounting classes during your studies.
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