Tag Archives: CPA

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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5…6…7…8… How Dance Made Me a Better Accountant

When I think of my childhood, I think of the previous 10+ years of my life I spent in a dance studio. As a dancer, I was trained in competitive dance and spent 15-20 hours of my week in classes … 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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What I Learned from Taking the CPA Exam

An accounting professor from Augustana College discusses important lessons he learned from taking the CPA exam, how studying for and taking the exam has affected his teaching, and how earning a CPA credential can lay the foundation for closing the gap between practitioners and … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Ever wonder what a typical day as a CPA is like? With the variety of career paths available in accounting, “typical” is different for every CPA. Here’s a peek into a day with Mark Rich, CPA. Name: Mark K. Rich, … Continue reading

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Accounting: The Ultimate Team Sport!

Do I know everything about accounting? Not a chance! However, being a former student athlete, I tend to relate many things I’ve learned in sports to real-life situations. I’m not saying that being an accountant means you are going to … Continue reading

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Leveraging Your College’s Networking Resources

For this post, I’m going to follow up on Randy’s in more detail, as he discussed the importance of your college’s resources and early hands-on experience. Since networking is about expanding your professional relationships, it really is a useful tool … Continue reading

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