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 CPA-hood, 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 >

  • So, you want to teach accounting?

    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 CPA-hood, you may entertain the idea of following in their footsteps and becoming a professor. Read >

  • The importance of accreditation on your way to CPA-hood

    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 >


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