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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.

Nervous about interviewing? I use to interview people, here are some tips.

Chase is a MS Accounting student at The University of Texas at Dallas and graduating in May 2019. He received his undergraduate in Finance and Economics from Southern Methodist University. His interests include traveling, old movies, and his two dogs. … Continue reading

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Find the Hat

Are the organization’s policies achieving the desired ends? There are multiple ways to emphasize the lessons from the following parable, but in this instance, I would like to focus on emphasizing the need for flexibility in applying rules. A little … Continue reading

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Turning Micro-level Actions into Macro-level Outcomes

A question you might ask yourself when reading about transformational leaders is, “How does that relate to anything I have control of in my place in the organization?” The answer is at once surprising and inspiring: exert influence on your … Continue reading

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Accept New Challenges and Attain Your CPA – Even If You’re Older!

Don’t hesitate to continue learning as you get older. I am forty-seven years old and attending the University of Texas at Dallas studying accounting. I was a traditional student at the University of Oklahoma in the nineties. I completed a … Continue reading

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What Does it Take to be a Good Leader?

Some people may think that being a leader means you just get to boss people around and tell them to do this or that. That is not the case. At least not the quality of a good leader. Being a … Continue reading

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Why did I choose accounting?

By: Johnny Fu, student at The University of Texas at Dallas When I was a kid, I always wanted to do something in the business world since my parents had their own business back in my home country. During my … Continue reading

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A Few Takeaways From My Undergraduate Career

I will be graduating in December 2018 with my Bachelor’s in Accounting. When I look back, I want to share some of the things that I learned during my undergraduate career that might be helpful for freshman and sophomore students. … Continue reading

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