Update: Confirmation of CPA Exam Eligibility

March 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, per the advice I’ve been given by many people, I contacted NASBA to confirm that the courses I had taken would in fact make me eligible for the CPA Exam. I sent in my transcripts from undergrad, CU Denver, and WMU through the end of Fall 2014, as well as my […]

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Update: Becker Scholarship

March 18, 2015

Last week was Spring Break, so I spent the week focusing on work and being really excited that all I had to do at the end of the day was go home and relax. I won’t lie, I’m really looking forward to that when I’m done with school and the CPA exam, even though it’s […]

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Update: Registered for final two semseters

February 9, 2015

Today was registration day at Western, and as soon as the clock struck 8 am, I was online getting myself set up. This is my schedule: Summer I ACTY 6240 – Business Tax Planning (TR 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm) BUS 6150 – Global Business (MW 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) Summer II ACTY 6100 […]

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Update: A New Plan for 2015, or I might be done in August!?!

January 28, 2015

The class schedule for Summer I and Summer II opened up for review on Monday. I wrote down the list of classes that I was interested in and still needed for my Masters and emailed the graduate advisor at Western. The information she sent back today has up-ended everything in my original plan for 2015. […]

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Update: Spring Semester Starts!

January 27, 2015

Spring semester started about three weeks ago, actually. I only have one class on campus this semester, and it’s on Monday, so I’ve only had two classes so far due to MLK Day last week. The on-campus class I’m taking is the Graduate-level version of the Accounting Info Systems class I took last summer, and […]

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The Plan for 2015

January 5, 2015

For anyone who might be wondering, my Winter Break has been delightful so far. We had an unprecedented 5 weeks off between Fall and Spring semesters, and Ben and I got to spend almost two weeks with my family in Colorado. Now I am spending three weeks at home getting things organized and projects completed […]

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Update: The Semester is Over! *collapses*

December 4, 2014

*video game accomplishment music* “Good job, Megan! You leveled up! New level: 2nd Semester Grad Student.” In other words, as of 9:00 pm last night, I was officially done with this fall semester. The means my first semester of actual grad school classes (as opposed to undergrad pre-requisites, which is what I was taking before) […]

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Mastering Excel: New Keyboard Shortcut Learned

December 3, 2014

There are some people who love keyboard shortcuts and use them all the time. There are other people who are ambivalent about keyboard shortcuts, don’t usually use them, and therefore can’t remember them. I fit firmly in the the first category. Keyboard shortcuts make me really happy, and I think they make me more efficient. […]

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First Round of Volunteering: Accomplished

October 4, 2014

As mentioned in a previous post, to qualify for membership for Beta Alpha Psi, I have to do 8 hours of community service and 20 hours of tutoring before the end of the current semester. At this last Thursday’s meeting, I signed up to volunteer today at a local food pantry, and in two weeks […]

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Update: Busy Fall Semester, or I’m Pretty Sure I’m a Crazy Person…

September 25, 2014

The 2014 Fall Semester kicked off a few weeks ago, and I have, as per usual, piled my metaphorical plate so high that I can barely see over the top. When I was chatting with my sister last week–in the process of trying to figure out if I’d taken on too much, and whether I […]

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