Many students ask me about the difference between an MBA and a CPA.

If you’re an accounting major, and want a managerial role in a CPA firm, then you will need a CPA. Many CPAs are recruited from CPA firms …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Cowen Invest in Success Sophomore Women’s Program: Apply by Feb. 9th

I wanted to share details about Cowen’s annual Invest in Success Program, running from February 21st to March 31st.

For context, Cowen’s Invest in Success Program is a virtual 5-week program for sophomore women interested in increasing their financial acumen …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Finance Experts’ Outlook Softens Amid Supply Chain, Labor Challenges

Learn what the Journal of Accountancy has to say after their interviews with accounting professionals in a variety of industries about current economic trends, including hiring and salary projects as well as supply chain impacts.

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19 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

On Tuesday, April 14th, we’ll be releasing the new Accounting 50, our annual ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. This year, the rankings are based on a survey of more than 10,000 accounting professionals. This past winter, …

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Accountant Careers

Read’s comprehensive guide to accounting careers! This article includes frequent tasks for accountants, key hard and soft skills, job outlook insights, and more!

Click here for the full article.

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