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Wiley and Proforums Partner to Create CPAforum: An Online Community for CPA Candidates

Hoboken, N.J.—December 20, 2017— John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), a global research and learning company and Proforums, a provider of online communities for professional exams, have partnered to launch CPAforum as a free resource to help CPA candidates pass the CPA Exam.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:49 pm EST
"Having Wiley as a founding sponsor of CPAforum will enable us to deliver a world-class online community for CPA candidates. I look forward to working with Wiley in making CPAforum the world’s greatest community for discussing the CPA Exam."

Hoboken, N.J.—December 20, 2017— John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), a global research and learning company and Proforums, a provider of online communities for professional exams, have partnered to launch CPAforum as a free resource to help CPA candidates pass the CPA Exam. The partnership makes Wiley the founding sponsor of CPAforum which will ultimately improve higher education outcomes for students.

CPAforum offers all CPA candidates a place to discuss the exam using a proven community platform that facilitates the sharing of knowledge between members. The community will be free for all CPA candidates as a result of Wiley’s sponsorship.

Key features of CPAforum include:

  • Exam-Specific Forums – Dedicated forums for discussing the Auditing & Attestation (AUD), Business Environment & Concepts (BEC), Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR), and Regulation (REG) sections of the CPA Exam.
  • Share Your Study Methods - Let your fellow CPA candidates know which study tools you are using by selecting a prep provider in your profile.
  • Unbiased Discussion - Since CPAforum is open to all CPA candidates and sponsors, it provides an objective platform for discussing the best exam prep solutions to help you pass the CPA Exam.

"For over 50 years, Wiley has published the best-selling guide to prepare for the CPA Exam and has helped over half a million candidates master the exam and become CPAs. CPAforum will connect students and provide a platform for sharing knowledge. We are excited to partner with Proforums as the founding sponsor of this online community around the CPA journey," said Peter Milburn, Associate Director Digital Product Marketing of Wiley.

Chad Sandstedt, Founder of Proforums stated, “Having Wiley as a founding sponsor of CPAforum will enable us to deliver a world-class online community for CPA candidates. I look forward to working with Wiley in making CPAforum the world’s greatest community for discussing the CPA Exam.”


About Proforums

Founded in 1999, Proforums is a provider of online communities for professional exams. Their flagship community is AnalystForum a community for discussing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams. Their newest community is CPAforum, an online community for discussing the CPA Exam.

About Wiley

Wiley, a global research and learning company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions, help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 210 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The company's website can be accessed at www.wiley.com.

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