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Check out what students tackled in previous competitions.
The 2014 AICPA Accounting Competition gave students a shot at showcasing their managerial accounting magnificence. It wasn’t a piece of cake, but the three $10,000 awards, a trip to D.C. and a shot to compete for money for their schools was definitely icing for the top three teams.
The 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition gave students a shot at advising James, a bass-playing computer science grad who wanted to get a grip on his finances, pursue his dream of building a music-based mobile app. Teams with the most impressive personal financial plans presented them in Washington, D.C., and one team walked away with $10K.
The top teams in the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition didn’t just know what to do about these thorny problems–they used their ingenious insights to create advice for a presidential candidate. The strongest strategy netted a nice $10K.
In the 2011 AICPA Accounting Competition, college students demonstrated serious skills in fraud and forensics. The top sleuth teams flew to D.C. for a shot at pocketing $10,000.
The 2010 AICPA Accounting Competition gave college students the opportunity to flex their skills in a business proposal for sustainability to an actual, honest-to-goodness client. The top three teams presented their plans in New York City, and the top team was awarded a cool $10,000.
The 2011 Puerto Rico State Society of CPAs Accounting Competition gave college students the opportunity to flex their skills in a business proposal for sustainability. They worked for an honest-to-goodness client in a place nowhere near Puerto Rico: Raleigh, North Carolina. Even cooler: The top team was awarded $1,500.