Student Life Blog

Sep 18, 2019

Across the Country to NC State

Hi, my name is Jessica and I am a student in the 2020 Jenkins MAC Class. I’ll be writing a few blogs this year to give you all a little inside look on what the MAC class is up to! […]

Sep 4, 2019

Back To School

Joining the Jenkins MAC Program was one of the easiest and most difficult decisions I’ve ever made. I joined the program over the summer when I took 9 hours of course work. I am pleased to say that I was […]

May 6, 2019

It’s Time to Graduate!

As I write this blog post, I can’t believe that in four days I will be a graduate of the MAC program! My time in the program has flown by and has been quite the experience. Since this is my […]

Apr 24, 2019

What I Have Learned

Over the past year, I’ve blogged about projects, reports, and exams. It goes without saying I have learned more in a year about accounting than I ever thought I could. But when I reflect on all the things I’ve learned, […]

Mar 7, 2019

Tackling the CPA Exam

There are a few scary terms in an accountant’s career: “busy season”, “the balance sheet isn’t balancing”, and “the CPA exam”. With graduation fast approaching and job start dates not long behind, the time has come to start conquering one […]

Feb 28, 2019

Organization Is The Key

Today, I got an email that my cap and gown are ready to be picked up! Even though there is still so much work left to be done, the finish line is starting to come into focus. The key to […]

Feb 5, 2019

Application Advice

At this time a year ago, I had successfully sent in my application for the MAC program before I went 8,000 miles across the ocean for a month. Little did I know that upon my return to the States, I […]

Jan 23, 2019

Outside the Classroom

As grad students we spend a lot of time focused on academics.  But this month, I want to share with you some of the ways I stay involved in the MAC program outside of the classroom. Working as a TA […]

Dec 4, 2018

Semester Highlights

How fast time goes never ceases to amaze me. Somehow I blinked and an entire semester of the MAC program is just about done!  For the end of the semester, I’ll be presenting on the CVS/Aetna acquisition, a local company’s […]

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 […]