Education Articles


  • Ask not what you can do for your grad school

    Questions to ask to see what your grad school can do for you

    You’ll be putting a lot of time, energy, and money into your graduate degree, so ask these questions to make sure that it is a good starting place to your hopeful final destination Read >

  • Beyond the bachelor’s degree: MAcc vs. MBA

    Should you plan to get an advanced degree?

    As you work toward becoming a CPA, there are some other letters you can earn behind your name. Two of the most popular are MAcc (Master of Accountancy) and MBA... Read >

  • Advanced degree, advanced decision

    Choosing the right grad school and master’s degree program

    Looking for more school after graduation, eh? Additional smarts await you – along with some important decisions... Read >

  • Closing the gap: how to meet the 150 hour requirement

    How will you earn your 150 hours?

    The math isn’t that hard for a budding accountant: you need 150 credit hours to qualify for the CPA, but you only need 120 credit hours for an undergraduate degree. That leaves a 30 hour gap that you need to fill. Here's how you can do just that. Read >

  • Navigating fiscal waters as a college student

    Financial Literacy 101

    When your savings account is more like a paddle boat than a cruise ship, being smart with your money might be the last thing on your mind. But now is the perfect time to get good with the green--and the plastic--so you don’t sink your financial future. Read >

  • Setting yourself up for educational success

    Tips for making the most of community college and beyond

    If becoming a CPA is on your horizon, the quality of your education throughout college and grad school matters. When reviewing your application for licensure, State Boards of Accountancy typically evaluate the quality of your education based on whether your institution and maybe even your business school are accredited. Read >

  • So, you want to teach accounting?

    Get on the track to educate future CPAs

    There are two things that all CPAs have in common: 1. They hold one of the most respected credentials available and 2. At some point, they all have been taught by an accounting professor. On your journey to the CPA, you may entertain the idea of following in their footsteps and becoming a professor. Read >

  • The importance of accreditation on your way to CPA

    Picking a credible program is a very important decision

    As a future CPA, you will be spending a significant amount of time focused on your education, so picking a credible program is a very important decision. At face value, many academic programs have similarities; however, one key factor prospective students should consider is a program’s accreditation. Read >

  • Tips for choosing the right accounting professors for you

    Here’s why you shouldn’t just rely on faculty rating websites

    Picking the right professors for you and your learning style can be an important part of your college—and future—success. So how do you choose the best professors for you? Here are some tips from academic experts: Read >

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