Join CPA Alberta for its speaker series for CPA candidates: CPA PEP Talks! Through this speaker series, graduates from the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) share tips and advice for finding success in CPA PEP and on the Common Final Examination (CFE). These events help you tackle Core 1, Core 2, capstone projects, and more with less stress and more confidence—with advice straight from those who have done it!

Previous CPA PEP Talks

Preparing for the CFE panel discussions

Whether you’re writing the CFE in a few months or weeks, the videos below are for you! We assembled a panel of recent successful writers to provide their strategies, tips, and tricks on how they aced the exam. Click the links to watch.

Core 1 - 2022

Andea Terrill CPA provides her insights on what to expect in Core 1.

Core 2 - 2021

Sandra Jampoh covers the technical topics you'll see in Core 2 and shares her tips for success in this module.

Core 1 - 2021

Molly Moore CPA shares tips on how to approach financial reporting, and audit and assurance questions.

Performance Management

Sarah Carver discusses her strategies for success in Performance Management. 


Kamille Español shares her knowledge of corporate and personal tax, and discusses how to approach cases using the CPA Way.

Finance - 2022

Nataliya Kovalenko discusses how to structure your quants effectively and provides other tips to help you successfully navigate the Finance module.

Finance - 2021

Kunal Gupta CPA discusses commonly tested Finance topics and the exam structure, and provides tips to help you excel in this module.

Assurance - 2023

McKenzie Miller CPA shares her tips for success in the assurance module and emphasizes the importance of taking care of your mental health in CPA PEP.

Assurance - 2021

Parker Ali provides an overview of the Assurance module and discusses technical topics, the Audit Planning Memo, audit opinions, and more.

Capstone 1

Get practical tips and tricks from Andrea Au CPA to help you be successful in Capstone 1 and on your presentation.

Capstone 2

Richard Truong CPA discusses how to prepare for the CFE four to five weeks out.

May 2022 CFE Panel Discussion

May 2022 CFE panel discussion

May 2021 CFE Panel Discussion

May 2021 CFE panel discussion

September 2022 CFE Panel Discussion

September 2022 CFE panel discussion

September 2021 CFE Panel Discussion

September 2021 CFE panel discussion
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