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Category: Recruiting Process

Feb 5, 2020

FAR More Than Just an Education

I sat for the FAR section of the CPA exam on January 24th. On January 25th I was showered from friends, family and classmates with questions about how well I performed. The results for the exam will not be released until February 20th but I provided the consistent answer of “I passed it”. Some responded… 

Dec 3, 2019

The Journey is Half the Fun

It’s the final countdown. Only 2 weeks; 4 projects left to complete the fall semester. There has been an inordinate amount of studying, collaborating and researching; however, I would be lying if I said I was not enjoying it. The nature of the work is meaningful and interesting. The faculty does a great job making… 

Oct 3, 2019

Sprint to Marathon

Hello readers. The last month has been a journey like no other. The program has a fall recruitment program that words cannot describe. The event places you front and center in front of dozens of firms. It began with some great resume and career counseling, along with some classes to understand the process. The first… 

Nov 26, 2018

Feeling Thankful

It’s no secret the MAC program is challenging.  Between recruiting, exams, presentations, and CPA prep, it can get stressful.  Last Tuesday, we took a break to be thankful for what gets us through those stressful times: each other! Thankful for MAC Friends Tuesday we had the annual Friendsgiving potluck lunch.  It’s a MAC program tradition. … 

Oct 22, 2018

Managing Your Job Search

Just when I thought things couldn’t get any busier, the pace has managed to pick up since I last blogged!  I’m taking a break now from studying for midterms.  Although it can be overwhelming at times, I enjoy the fast pace of the program.  I like knowing I’m getting a lot accomplished and that no… 

Sep 11, 2018

Back to School

Hi, I’m Matt! I’m a student getting started in the NC State MAC Program class of 2019.  I’m excited to share my experiences with you over the course of the next nine months as I go through the program. About Me I’m originally from Wilmington, NC and went to UNCW for my undergrad accounting degree.  I’m… 

Dec 1, 2017

Wrapping Up The Year (The Recruiting Process Part II)

Hello again! Since my last post, the semester is starting to wrap up and winter is in the air. Over the past couple of weeks I have been finishing up team projects which involve both class presentations and written reports. These are a good way to gain experience working on a team with people who… 

Oct 17, 2017

The Recruiting Process

Now that the fall semester is rolling with homework and exams in full swing, many students in the MAC program also have another goal in mind – to land a full-time job after graduation. One of the highlights of NC State’s program is the opportunity to meet with and be recruited by dozens of accounting firms… 

Oct 4, 2017

Who I Am, Why I’m Here, and What I Plan to Accomplish

I’m here to fill you in on a little about who I am, why I chose the NC State MAC Program specifically, what I hope to accomplish throughout the program, and some of the topics I will be blogging about during this semester. Who Am I? My name on my birth certificate reads “Taylor-Elise K. Beauprez”,… 

Sep 21, 2017

MAC Class of 2018 Ready, Set, Go!

Hello! My name is Andrew and I’m a student in the MAC Program, class of 2018. I’m looking forward to sharing some of my experiences throughout the year at NC State. But first, a little bit about myself. About Me I live in Durham, NC and most recently worked at a nearby professional membership association for…