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Appearance does matter

By Tripp Smitham Regardless of whether or not you plan to be an auditor, you will have to take the audit portion of the CPA exam.  In studying for audit, you will become very familiar with the two concepts behind … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of Production Management?

Blogger:  Tripp Smitham Every student out there at some point or another has questioned why they have to take certain classes.  I have heard many accounting students complain about Production Management in particular but you can replace that with any … Continue reading

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Studying for the CPA is a marathon not a sprint…. Great, what does that mean?

Blogger: Tripp Smitham Life and sports are full of sayings supposedly full of good advice that must sound much better in a person’s head than when you actually hear them.  Baseball seems to be a perfect environment for such thoughtless … Continue reading

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There is no best way to spend time away from class and studying, there is just the best way to spend YOUR time.

Blogger: Tripp Smitham Lots of students have questions about what extracurricular activities they should pursue.  More often than not they are concerned with which activities will benefit them the most when it comes to their education and future career.  This … Continue reading

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Focus on the things you have control over

Blogger: Tripp Smitham It’s January and that means many students have already started winter internships in public accounting or are going to start within the next couple of weeks.  Internships are a very exciting and rewarding experience, but they can … Continue reading

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Be more than an accountant

Blogger: Tripp Smitham Accounting is a very challenging and rewarding profession but to really be the best accountant you have to be more than an accountant.  I know that sounds strange and I know I used accountant a lot in … Continue reading

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Make the most of your part-time job

Blogger: Tripp Smitham Many college students work part-time jobs that are far less glamorous than the careers they plan on having after graduation. Most students view these jobs as nothing more than a source of income to help pay for … Continue reading

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