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The Symphony of Accounting and Life

When I signed up for an accounting class in high school, I took accounting as a serious profession that only deals with money and numbers and nothing insightful. But having taken accounting for over two years in high school and … Continue reading

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Why Accounting?

A skilled accountant per fiscal year, keeps all frauds and losses away! Our economy is constantly changing. Research and technological advancements have opened up thousands of luring opportunities for employment: there are new luxuries in the market every day; there … Continue reading

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So, you need an internship… now what?

As a college student, I can relate to what it feels like to scramble for an internship before graduating and thinking, “where do I even begin?” There are a ton of things to consider when looking for a potential internship. … Continue reading

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How to make yourself “marketable”

I have often heard that you have to be marketable when you are looking for jobs, or, in other words, sell yourself. But what exactly is making yourself marketable, especially in accounting? If you are one of those people, like … 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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