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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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How to get that much needed first experience….volunteer for VITA

VITA is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program coordinated by the IRS and then implemented by partners in the community to provide free income tax return preparation for low income families.  Tax returns are prepared by certified volunteers.  The VITA … Continue reading

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What Large Firms Expect From New Accounting Grads

Securing a job post-graduation won’t be an issue for most accounting students. But those looking to end up at the nation’s largest firms, where fast-paced environments can lead to lucrative career paths, will need more than good grades to get hired. … Continue reading

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Get Ahead in Your Career—Volunteer!

Volunteering might not be a top priority during your college career or as you prepare for the CPA exam, but there are numerous reasons to consider donating your time. First and foremost, it’s a great way to make a difference … Continue reading

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