Tag Archives: Accounting

Big Data Analytics in the Accounting World

In an increasingly data-driven world, extracting actionable information from the data is becoming more difficult, and the question remains, are we able to exploit the data to our full advantage? To keep up with today’s rapidly complicated governance and risk … Continue reading

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The Importance of Finding a Passion Outside of Your Major

You may seek to excel in your field of study by earning good grades or strive to gain applicable real-world knowledge through eager learning. However, your major shouldn’t be your one and only passion. In fact, it doesn’t even have … Continue reading

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What VITA Means to Me

Signing up for the VITA Program, I had the expectation that I would be assisting families prepare their tax returns. I had heard about the program from my friends and read about the requirements through a previous TXCPA2B blog posting, … 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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