Category Archive: MBA in Professional Accounting

Dec 16

Secret Santa Exravaganza

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        Time For Secret Santa..               Finals week is over! I survived!! And it was dreadful! Grad School finals week is like undergrad…but instead of cranking out a bunch of 12 page papers you have actual exams.  (Boy, do I miss those papers!)       …

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Dec 03

Volunteering With VITA

The Volunteer Tax Preparer's Guide (Super Helpful!!)

    Accountants may be “bad to the bone”, but we do love to give back to the community!       Even as an accounting student, you can volunteer your time to help your community.  This year will be my first year with volunteering with VITA.  VITA is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program …

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Nov 27

#Snowvember

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      Snownado? Snowpocalypse? Knife? Elsa? Nooooo….it’s Snowvember!     Even in grad school, weather can wreak havoc!  I grew up in the Buffalo area, and spent undergrad in Rochester, so I was decently prepared.  I just wasn’t expecting…this much snow!! On Monday night when the storm was brewing, I was in complete denial …

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Nov 13

Off To NYC With Accounting Society

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As the semester gets busier, you find more and more accounting students studying in the library.  It’s not all homework and tests for accounting students!  Last month, Canisius College’s Accounting Society ventured to New York City for a very exciting day trip! Accounting Society is the undergraduate club on campus that offers professional and fun …

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Oct 28

GET READY FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!!!

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    “Ebola has struck again!” In other words, time for Humans Vs. Zombies!   Graduate school is not just about classes and studying.  There is still time for fun!  Next week, Canisius will be hosting their FIRST EVER game of Humans Vs. Zombies (Or Griffs Vs. Zombies, since we are the Golden Griffins!)  sponsored by …

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Oct 21

Allons-y!

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    Allons-y!     I feel like I should start this post with a Dr. Who gif, as I am writing this after watching the latest Dr. Who episode that just aired tonight! Happy Who Day!      This may only be my first blog post, but the semester is already chugging along!! First, …

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May 17

Beginning of the End

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It’s crazy to believe, but there’s only one summer course standing between me and the end of my career in the Canisius MBA in Professional Accounting program. It seems like just yesterday I was walking up the stairs in Old Main for my graduate school orientation. Although my time at Canisius has flown by, it …

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Mar 21

Summer Courses

Spring break already?? Wow, this semester is flying by! It’s hard to believe that in less than two short months, we will have completed final exams for the semester, and some of us will be getting ready to start summer classes. For Canisius’s MBA program, summer classes are divided into two six-week sessions. Although it …

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Mar 20

The Results Are In!

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  Canisius Alumni ranked first overall among large colleges in New York State on the 2013 CPA exam cycle with a 71% pass rate.  Talk about some positive reinforcement, this is exactly what I wanted to hear as I sat in the library today plugging away on projects.   This semester has been one of my …

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Feb 08

It Pays Dividends

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  Making a decision regarding Graduate School and if it is the right decision for you is never easy.  After completing my undergraduate degrees at UB, I took a few years to explore the job market and find out what it was that really motivated me.  I always enjoyed the academic world, but naturally the …

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