Student News: December 2019/January 2020

by MICPA | Jan 13, 2020   ()

This Could Be How Future CPAs (You) Get Their Licenses
Skills that entry-level CPAs need are changing rapidly. A proposed licensure model would address this challenge by requiring candidates to demonstrate certain core skills, as well as deeper understanding in one of three specialty areas.
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CPA Job Interview Tips From a Recruiter
Whether you have your sights set on your first job out of college, or you’re hoping to land a great internship, learn what skills employers really look for. And, don’t forget to tap into the MICPA Career Center to find opportunities or post your resume.
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A Guide for Repaying Student Loans
CNBC offers a seven-step process college graduates can follow as they plan to repay student loans.
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What I Know About the IRS
Just for the fun of it, take this pop quiz from Tax Insider to find out how much you really know about the Internal Revenue Service.

What I Know About Life
Inc. shares five lessons most people learn way too late in life. It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.
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What Makes a Person Want to Be a CPA
For International Accounting Day, the AICPA asked some CPAs what or who inspired them to join the profession. What’s your story?
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MAF Scholarships
Seniors may apply for the Michigan Accountancy Foundation scholarships, with awards up to $5,000 to help full-time students in funding their fifth/graduate year. Application window closes Jan. 31.
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Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop
Apply by Jan. 20 for the AICPA Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop, sponsored by the AICPA Foundation. This an all-expenses-paid program for minority accounting students who plan to pursue the CPA designation.
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AICPA Scholarships
If you are committed to obtaining your CPA after graduation, the AICPA offers more than $650,000 in scholarships through the AICPA Legacy Scholarship program. Applications for the 2020-21 school year are open now.
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Podcast: How the CPA Exam Is Poised to Change
New technologies with the power to reshape accounting, such as data analytics, are emerging all the time. In this podcast from the Journal of Accountancy, Rich Gallagher, CPA, senior director of content for the AICPA Examinations team, explains how the CPA Exam is able to keep up with such changes.

Source: MICPA
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