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CPA Firm Managing Partner Weighs in on How to Rebuild the Talent Pipeline

CPA Practice

“There are a lot of high schools that offer basic accounting courses to get kids interested. They explain what accounting is, why it’s important, and here’s why it’s a good foundation regardless of what career path you follow or what profession you choose. Accounting is not a well-marketed profession.

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College Accounting Programs Are Taxpayer-Funded Training Programs for the Big 4 and Other Such Muckraking

Going Concern

Small business has unique needs for accounting services: primarily tax and advising, and secondarily day-to-day accounting needs to act as de-facto controllers and decision makers. An accounting degree in 2022 ignores the needs of companies providing nearly ½ of American GDP and 2/3 of new job creation. This is not a bad thing.

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Yale Grad and Grant Thornton Lawyer Argues The Case For an Undergraduate Accounting Program at Yale

Going Concern

There is apparently a single undergraduate accounting course offered at Yale : ACCT 270a, Foundations of Accounting and Valuation: Modern accounting practices and their use in distinguishing value creation from value redistribution. Surely no one believes this stereotype in current year? Juniors and seniors only.

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