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About txcpa2b

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing Texas CPAs. TSCPA has 20 local chapters statewide and has 27,000 members. The Society is committed to serving the public interest with programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession. TXCPA2B is a blog written by Texas students in pursuit of the CPA certificate. The views expressed here are those of the authors and not necessarily held by TSCPA or our members.

Improve Your Networking

Here is the only tip you need to improve your networking (as a student): It’s not about the job, it’s not about your resume – it’s all about your relationship. We all have that stack of business cards for all … Continue reading

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5…6…7…8… How Dance Made Me a Better Accountant

When I think of my childhood, I think of the previous 10+ years of my life I spent in a dance studio. As a dancer, I was trained in competitive dance and spent 15-20 hours of my week in classes … Continue reading

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Relevant Experience for an Internal Audit Student

I’m an accounting student at The University of Texas at Dallas and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the National Association for Black Accountants. When I graduate, I plan to work in either risk advisory with an … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Career

When you wake up in the morning, which of the following scenarios would you prefer to identify with? Scenario 1: I look forward to a new day and a chance to move closer to my goals. I never know what … Continue reading

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The “Write” Skills

Many grew up hearing the adage “The pen is mightier than the sword” as a nod to communication skills, specifically writing skills, being the most effective tool one can use to advance a cause. When some think of accounting, they … Continue reading

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Networking as a Student

Start small—introduce yourself to your classmates You will continue to meet people for the rest of your life. Just like learning, relationship-building is an ongoing process. So, making sure you connect with classmates early on in the semester will make … Continue reading

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Why should you join student organizations?

Blogger: Angie Wong Before entering college, I had a few friends that were already attending the college I was accepted to. At first, I told myself I didn’t need to join a student organization because I already knew people. I … Continue reading

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